Category: Kirkwall

Whisky Galore on the Hebridean Princess

Isle of Harris

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… Continue 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… Continue Reading “One Ocean: Scotland & Ireland Golf Expedition”

Aurora Expeditions Cruise: Wild Scotland

Aurora Standing Stones

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.… Continue Reading “Aurora Expeditions Cruise: Wild Scotland”

HAL: Irish & Scottish Adventure

HAL Loch Ness

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… Continue Reading “HAL: Irish & Scottish Adventure”

Ponant: From Scotland to Spitsbergen

Ponant Scotland Puffin

Ponant, the luxury French cruise line, has a fantastic voyage from Dublin to Longyearbyen in 2020 … taking in the magical Scottish Islands of Mull, Skye, Orkney and Shetland as it goes. If an expedition cruise is on your bucket list, and the idea… Continue Reading “Ponant: From Scotland to Spitsbergen”