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Viking Line's new vessel wines for 2020-2021

Viking Line's new vessel wines for 2020 / 2021. Photo: Tuukka Ervasti / Viking Line. On 1 January 2020 three new vessel wines will be added to Viking Line's cruise ship. The vessel wines sold in the restaurants, bars and duty-free shops on board are replaced every three years and are of high quality at a good price. News for the years 2020-2021 is a…
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Christmas lunch with Viking Line and test of this year's Christmas table

Viking Gabriella was ready in Stadsgården to receive Viking Line's guests at Christmas lunch. Yesterday I was invited to a Christmas lunch by Viking Line. The lunch would consist of their Christmas buffet, which was then created in collaboration with the Swedish Chefland team 2017. In other words something to look forward to and like me…
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Activities

Virtual Games Arcade & Children's Clubs on MSC Grandiosa

MSC Grandiosa has a wide range of activities for children and young people. Outdoors are (in addition to the usual pools) partly the high altitude Himalayan Bridge and the Wild Forest Water Area with water slides, pool and various fountains and water cannons. We tested a similar area at MSC Meraviglia and the kids loved it! On the deck 16 is…
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Interview with MSC Cruises chocolate confectioner Jean-Philippe Maury

The whole day went in the French spirit! Here with fresh croissants for breakfast. :-) Photo: Heidi Rovén. After a nice à la carte breakfast where I got my omelette, salmon and espresso plus a crunchy croissant as a finish - I strolled around a bit on MSC Grandiosa's walk to experience the range. Here…
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Continuation day 1 on MSC Grandiosa - dinner and a meeting at the bar

The charming atrium, the Swarovski stairs and the pedestrian street with the long LED ceiling. After my first impressions and a little tour on board the new MSC Grandiosa, it was soon time to change to dinner. On the way there I took the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere around the Galleria Promenade with the sleek LED ceiling…
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Birka Cruises

What a Christmas circus! Seafun lets 24 testers rate Winter Taste!

Chef Glenn stands ready to open the doors to their magical winter world with Christmas tables. I'm looking out. It's raining and the trees and branches that have been standing there all week have been swaying. Typical! I am going to sea ... Well, with a couple of Calma chewing gum in the bag we hope ...
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Day 1 on MSC Grandiosa - and why you shouldn't miss the buffet

MSC Grandiosa was inaugurated and celebrated in Hamburg. Photo: MSC Cruises. Morning 10 October. I already knew the cruise lane in a taxi on my way out to Arlanda. Jippiie, on the road again! It had only been a week since I got home from Norwegian Encore but that's often the way it is, the opening ceremonies ...
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Which NCL-ship has the most beautiful chandelier?

I'm aboard Norwegian Breakaway. Photo: Annica Nicklasson. I remember when Norwegian Breakaway came 2013. I was on board an inaugural cruise even then, and was impressed by a lot. Among other things, 678 Ocean Place, part of the ship surrounded by bars and restaurants - and with a large staircase in the…
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Shows on Norwegian Encore; from Beatles to Kinky Boots

The entertainment at Norwegian Encore is colorful, fun and emotionally charged - here there is plenty of everything from 60's music to the award-winning musical Kinky Boots. In this post I thought about telling a little about all this and sharing what I had to experience during my short time on board then…
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