Radar: Proposed New Port for Lothian Area

Scotland is becoming a global hotspot in the cruise industry, being widely recognised as one of the fastest growing destinations in the world. Figures from trade body Cruise Scotland show a 16.75 per cent year-on-year rise in passenger numbers to 794,577, with an 8.4% increase in ships to 825. To service this demand the formerContinue reading “Radar: Proposed New Port for Lothian Area”

Whisky Galore on the Hebridean Princess

Scotland is a land of misty glens, remote islands, Viking graves, Neolithic stone circles, haunted castles and …. whisky! No trip to this beautiful country is complete without a wee dram of the famous ‘amber nectar’. In summer 2019 Hebridean Island Cruises take this notion one step closer to heaven. Their Whisky Galore cruise visitsContinue reading “Whisky Galore on the Hebridean Princess”

One Ocean: Scotland & Ireland Golf Expedition

Scotland, the birthplace of golf, is home to some of the finest courses in the world. One Ocean Expeditions, on their Scotland & Ireland Golf Expedition voyage, visit a hand-picked selection of these on this carefully curated 7-day tour. With a strong focus on the infamous course designer, ‘Old Tom Morris’, the cruise offers golfContinue reading “One Ocean: Scotland & Ireland Golf Expedition”

Aurora Expeditions Cruise: Wild Scotland

Exhilaration and adventure are key ingredients in a genuine expedition cruise. Aurora’s Wild Scotland isn’t short on either of these, adding a sprinkle of challenge and a dash of mystery into the mix on this tour of the country’s most rugged and remote places. As a pioneer in expedition cruising, this Australian company seeks far-flungContinue reading “Aurora Expeditions Cruise: Wild Scotland”

HAL: Irish & Scottish Adventure

Cruise Lines take many forms: from the thrill-a-minute RCI mega-ships to the scandi-cool Viking luxury havens. Holland America Line is another brand with a very distinct identity. The clean lines and teak decks are nautical through and through, giving an elegance and timelessness to their ships. The tie-ins with Oprah and BBC Earth give aContinue reading “HAL: Irish & Scottish Adventure”