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Posted on 22nd May 2016
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Grand Mediterranean cruise – a spectacular way to see out the summer

Grand Mediterranean cruise – a spectacular way to see out the summer

As the sun starts to set on summer, why not prolong the sunshine months with a cruise around some of the warmest spots in southern Europe? Spanning one calendar month, and taking you to some fascinating areas, the Grand Mediterranean Voyage is a spectacular way to gradually draw the curtains on summer. What’s more this […]

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Posted on 14th May 2016
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Cruises worth celebrating

Cruises worth celebrating

Hopping on a cruise ship and setting off to explore new horizons is always a special occasion. But on selected Saga cruises throughout the year there are even more reasons to celebrate! Here’s a look at some of the one-off itineraries you won’t want to miss in 2017. A cruise with real ‘craic’ In March […]

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Posted on 12th May 2016
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Christmas in May

Christmas in May

Christmas is the perfect time to indulge friends and family, but maybe this year it’s time to treat yourself – to a small-ship Christmas Markets cruise. OK, I know talking about Christmas in May might seem a tad premature, but we all know how it creeps up on you… so why not make some plans […]

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Posted on 10th May 2016
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Streets ahead!

Streets ahead!

Writer Ben Gibson was given the chance to head below decks to see Saga Pearl II’s kitchens and storerooms – guided by Saga’s affable Executive Chef, George Streeter. Take a dip in Saga Pearl II’s pool, and you’ll actually be in the heart of the kitchen! How? Well, to make sure every nook and cranny […]

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Posted on 27th April 2016
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UK cruises – the comfort of home away from home

UK cruises – the comfort of home away from home

Thinking of a holiday, but concerned about straying too far from home? Why not consider a cruise on the seas around the UK and Ireland? It’s an excellent solution for those who are in need of a well-earned break from everyday life, but don’t want to bother with the hassle of immunisation injections, passport renewals, […]

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Posted on 22nd April 2016
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Whale watching with the experts

Whale watching with the experts

For over a decade, Saga has invited experts from marine charity ORCA on board their small ships. These wildlife specialists enhance the cruises with whale and dolphin watching, guided excursions, talks and lots more! WHO ARE THEY? Formed in 2000, ORCA is dedicated to studying and protecting whales, dolphins and porpoises in UK and European […]

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Posted on 11th April 2016
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Douro dreams

Douro dreams

Rising in Spain and crossing northern Portugal from east to west, the Douro is the Iberian Peninsula’s third longest river…

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Posted on 6th April 2016
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Mediterranean cruises – a simple and safe way to see more

Mediterranean cruises – a simple and safe way to see more

Ancient Romans believed that the Mediterranean Sea was the literal centre of the world. You see, its name comes from the Latin words medius (meaning ‘middle’) and terra (meaning ‘land’). While it may not be like the ‘Middle Earth’ found in the novels of JRR Tolkien, you can still enjoy a fantastic time if you […]

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Posted on 26th March 2016
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Caribbean cruises – your questions answered

Caribbean cruises – your questions answered

There are few holidays more opulent than Caribbean cruises, but setting sail to far-flung corners of the world sometimes brings to mind a few questions, particularly if the culture is very different or you don’t know much about the destination. That’s why Saga have decided to do a little research on what pressing questions people […]

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Posted on 25th March 2016
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Explore new horizons with a Norwegian fjords cruise

Explore new horizons with a Norwegian fjords cruise

If you have never taken a Norwegian fjords cruise, you might wonder why they are among our most popular cruises. The answer is difficult to pin down – the lure of the fjords is as ineffable as the Northern Lights that light up the Norwegian sky at night. Travellers love the crisp air, the sublime […]

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