Category: Lerwick

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”

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”

Viking Cruises: British Isles Explorer

Viking Edinburgh Castle

The winds are favourable for Scotland’s cruise industry with a surge in cruise calls predicted over the next few years. After all, it’s an easy size to explore. For a small country there’s lots to see and do; from the vast swathes of rugged… Continue Reading “Viking Cruises: British Isles Explorer”

Lindblad: Ancient Isles

Ancient Isles

If Stone Age ruins, an ancient abbey, volcanic caves, fishing villages, whales and seabird nesting sites sounds like your cup of tea … or pint of ale … then Lindblad’s Ancient Isles cruise might be just for you. Travelling from London to Bergen in… Continue Reading “Lindblad: Ancient Isles”

Hurtigruten: In the Wake of the Vikings

Hurtigruten Orkney

If you fancy igniting your inner Viking then Hurtigruten, the Norwegian exploration cruise line, has an 11-day trip from Norway to Iceland in May 2019. Making full use of the exceptional summer daylight, the cruise stops en-route to visit the ruggedly beautiful Orkney and… Continue Reading “Hurtigruten: In the Wake of the Vikings”