Posts Tagged ‘ Hurtigruten ’

P&O cancels until February

Sep 19th, 2020 | By

If you fancy starting your own cruise company now seems a great time to buy – providing you can dock somewhere and passengers feel confident enough to travel!



Ocean cruising delayed again

Aug 27th, 2020 | By

What is concerning cruise companies is the speed with which some countries have virtually blocked travel to other destinations by imposing “don’t fly” notices.



Cruise companies need some luck

Aug 9th, 2020 | By

What cruise companies really need now is a couple of months of cruises with absolutely not one case of coronavirus on-board. Only then will some people begin to get confidence in this type of holiday.



Just when you thought you could take a cruise…

Aug 4th, 2020 | By

The question cruise ship bosses will be asking themselves is whether these outbreaks will have any effect on the future for cruises.



Win a trip up the Norwegian fjords

Jul 27th, 2015 | By

Next year a new ship joins the Hurtigruten fleet but it needs a name. Come up with something suitable and you and a friend could be cruising up the Norwegian coastline next year.



Norway’s Longest TV Programme

Jun 23rd, 2011 | By

After 134 hours of continuous television broadcasting, a Norwegian “programme” has just come to an end. It was longest in their TV history and managed to entice over a third of the viewing population of the country to watch it. Was it Norway’s Got Talent or their version of the X Factor?



In Search of the Northern Lights: Day 12

Feb 17th, 2011 | By

There was no call last night. But we shouldn’t be greedy. Seeing the lights over 4 nights – particularly the wonderful display of the night before last – is more than many tourists get. One Norwegian, a regular traveler on the ferry, said that he hadn’t seen such a display on some many evenings for a good while.
Today we reach Bergen at about 2.30pm and the journey will be over.



In Search of the Northern Lights: Day 9

Feb 14th, 2011 | By

People have read their camera manuals. Lots more people were happier with the photographs last night. During the day there had been even more conversations between the camera elite and some had exposure settings down to as little as 4 seconds. But there were moans about those who used automatic cameras and who couldn’t disable the flash. It was claimed that the onset of the flash ruined the shoots being taken by those with the more sophisticated cameras. All this was way over my head so I left them to it.