Destinations & Shore Excursions

With Iceland topping travellers’ wish-lists the world over, my bet is that ‘someone out there somewhere’ is dreaming of a cruise to Iceland at this very moment in time. And I can’t say I blame them. What a fab way to get acquainted with one of the world’s tip-top-trending destinations.
Join me as I chart a course and set my sails in search of the jewel in Iceland’s cruise crown, Akureyri!

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As we countdown to Christmas, I find myself momentarily transported back to the Caribbean. Christmas carols have a reggae beat, my tree decs include a papier-mâché Mexican wrestler and ice is nothing more than a mere cocktail ingredient…
All of these memories (and more) are revealed as I unpack my Christmas decorations and get ready to jingle my bell in celebration of the Caribbean Cruise Season!

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Great news! Whale watching from Iceland’s northern Port of Akureyri is no longer confined to just the summer months. A surge in winter tourism has seen whale watching companies responding to the demand and offering whale watching trips all year around. Akureyri has a fantastic success record for whale watching, so remember to pack up warm and bring that camera.
Here we go… ’12 o’clock – Breaching humpback!’

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