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News of the summer with Viking Line - safety and departures

An hour ago, Viking Line held a digital press conference to present a series of news about the summer like this in current corona times. Of course, Seafun was connected and here is a summary. First the most important news! The post will be updated during the day with more information and answers to your questions. New security standard Viking…
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Azamara Club Cruises

We take the temp at cruise mode - and provide a barbecue recipe!

The cruise world may seem to be standing still, but behind the scenes it is working full time. No one wants to see the shipping companies overturn, neither those who own them or their loyal guests. The other day, for example, an email came from Azamara Club Cruises stating, among other things, that they are updating their “health protocol” for…
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Birka Cruises

Birka Cruises offers live streaming concert

Now that we can't cruise and enjoy on-board entertainment, Birka has come up with an alternative. Live Streamed Concert! Photo: Heidi Rovén. The richness of the invention is total when the Corona virus advances keep both ships and passengers at berth. Tonight Birka is investing in a live streaming concert for her fans who are sitting at home and suffering ...
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Activities

Day 7 at Jewel of the Seas - Sir Bani Yas, climbing wall and sauna

The fog lay tight as we woke up and went out onto our balcony. A "tender" tried to navigate despite the poor visibility. The last day of our cruise with Jewel of the Seas. Today's stop was Sir Bani Yas, a pure sun and bathing destination. We had been looking forward to a lazy day with…
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Day 6 at Jewel of the Seas - Abu Dhabi, an unexpected lobster and a surprise

The plans were many when we arrived in Abu Dhabi, day six on our cruise with Jewel of the Seas. Since we were traveling with the kids, perhaps the most natural thing would have been to go to one of the theme / family parks; Warner Bros, Yas Waterworld or Ferrari world. What made us hesitate was…
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Day 5 on Jewel of the Seas - turn behind the scenes and a win!

My cruise story with Jewel of the Seas has tipped over to its final squeeze, but much remains to be shared by experiences and pleasures! Day five on board we started with breakfast in the cabin, because if you have a balcony you want to of course use it to max. To be completely honest, I prefer ...
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Day 4 at Jewel of the Seas - Doha and luxury dinner at Chops Grille

On the fourth day of our cruise with Jewel of the Seas, I woke up and had the opportunity to start the day with a bath, before breakfast even! It turned out to be the right decision because in the quiet adult section Solarium (indoor pool with glass roof over which can be pulled away) was it…
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Birka Cruises

Corona effect on the Baltic Sea - set lines, ships and artists

Viking Gabriella, one of the few vessels still operating in the Baltic Sea. But how long? Photo: Heidi Rovén. Yes I will continue my blog series from our Jewel cruise, but just want to stick in first with a little update for the location on the Baltic Sea for anyone who missed it. I know many are wondering…
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