4 February 2017 • Sometimes I do have good ideas. I suggested escaping Belgium after the Xmas days to Switzerland. The plan was to visit Zürich, a city I wanted to discover further, celebrate the new year with friends in Winterthur and then finally stay for 2 nights in the mountains at Hotel Plein Ciel in Champéry. Mike agreed in a second.Read more 9
29 January 2017 • Probably one of the best cruise excursions to do in Norway is the hike to the iconic Preikestolen or Pulpit Rock, at least when your ship pays a visit to Stavanger.
The big question: how difficult is it?Read more 9
11 September 2016 • Last week I attended the SMM in Hamburg, the biggest maritime fair, and was happy to find out that the VISION OF THE FJORDS had been elected as "Ship of the Year" by the Norwegian magazine Skipsrevyen. By coincidence I had been sailing on her the week before, when I visited Flåm on a cruise with the KONINGSDAM.
Indeed, I can confirm VISION OF THE FJORDS is a revolutionary vessel.Read more 9
10 February 2015 • When you're at sea you sail past it before you know it, but Belgium does have a small coastline. 67 kilometres to be exact. On a sunny day half the country temporarily migrates to the coast to enjoy a day at the beach. But what makes this small strip of coastline so special?Read more 9