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Baltic Blitz

Fiona and her nephew, Steve (we stayed with his sister, Vickie, in New Zealand), met us at Gatwick Airport on a Friday afternoon. It definitely wasn’t an ideal time to arrive – it took us two and a half hours, double what it usually takes, to get home (near Swindon) through the rush hour/weekend traffic. 2,304 more words


MSC Cruises Northern Europe ended successful season in 2014

The North European season 2014 goes for MSC cruises to the end and the three MSC ships stationed in Germany goodbye. The MSC Magnifica leaves on 12 October 2014 after 22 attempts, the port of Hamburg.  676 more words
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‘Unlock the mind’ the challenge says. Type or write for 20 minutes. So far 15 minutes have passed by and this is as far as I’ve got. 458 more words

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Baltic/Scandinavian Adventure: Warnemünde & Kiel

We’ve been to Germany, so our next two ports didn’t quite excite us. Warnemünde & Kiel are ports closest to Berlin and Hamburg, respectively. 185 more words

Baltic/Scandinavian Adventure: Tallinn

Tallinn is best described as a small medieval port town. I found it extremely adorable. We spent the first half of our day touring the Presidential palace, ruins of the Pirita Convent, and the largest waterfall in Estonia.   184 more words

Baltic/Scandinavian Adventure: Helsinki

I really liked Helsinki.  From the food, to the people, it was great fun. Our private guide was actually from Austria and living there for her University studies. 229 more words