Best Cruises: Iceland

Iceland Cruise Godafoss

Following on from our feature on Iceland we pick our top cruises to the Land of Fire and Ice. Windstar: Around Iceland – Reykjavik to Reykjavik Windstar, the niche provider of yacht-style ultra-luxurious cruises, takes the graceful Star Legend to Iceland on a circumnavigational tour of this magical place. With the cruise line’s ethos firmly rooted in […]

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Cool Places: Kirkwall – Gateway to the Orkney Islands

Cruise Orkney Puffins

  The Orkney archipelago is a place of magic and mystery; a stunning coastal landscape steeped in ancient history. The chain of 70 islands, separated from Scotland’s rugged north coast by the formidable Pentland Firth, are grassy-green and flat-topped. Rich in marine life and seabird colonies, the islands are also home to a wealth of prehistoric sites, standing stones, Viking relics and […]

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Hurtigruten – The Facts

  Hurtigruten, Norway’s famous passenger and freight shipping service, has transported goods, locals and tourists to numerous ports on the Norwegian coast daily since 1893. The company, known for outstanding exploration trips beyond the Arctic Circle to view the Northern Lights, also travels further afield to Greenland, Iceland, Spitsbergen, Southern Europe and Antartica. New ultra-modern, hybrid […]

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