Holland America Line: Nieuw Statendam

UPDATE: For a full review of Nieuw Statendam, please click here. With my tour of Nieuw Statendam¬†coming shortly, here is a brief introduction to Holland America Line’s newest cruise ship.¬† The Atrium Launched in December 2018, this sister to the Koningsdam is also a Pinnacle-class ship accommodating 2666 guests. Following a similar layout, the NieuwContinue reading “Holland America Line: Nieuw Statendam”

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”

Going Ashore: V&A Dundee

Dundee, located on the north bank of the famous River Tay estuary on Scotland’s eastern coast, is undergoing a renaissance of sorts. With a ¬£1 billion redevelopment of the waterfront underway, the city has been named by National Geographic Traveller magazine as one of the coolest destinations for 2019. This accolade is only one ofContinue reading “Going Ashore: V&A Dundee”