Port Guides

A cultural guide to Amsterdam

Amsterdam: A City of Culture Amsterdam is a city that never seems to sleep. Its busy squares and central streets are filled with a constant flow of people of seemingly every type of nationality. From shoppers and workers to tourists on cruise ships and weekend breaks, you cannot fail to

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Port Guides

A taste of Iceland

Our last cruise on Azura travelled to Iceland with stops in Belfast, the Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands and Outer Hebrides. Despite the cold, wet weather, the scenery at each port was fantastic and I was particularly fascinated by the Shetland landscape. Vast, treeless peat laden hills with glistening lochs and

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Port Guides

Cruising the fjords of Norway

It has been four years since I last visited the popular cruise destination of Norway. In that time, it was becoming easy to forget just how impressive and beautiful this region is. So it was a pleasure to rediscover this part of the world all over again, as we embarked

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