Budapest to the Black Sea aboard Spirit of the Danube

Our group of friends has taken two holidays this year on SAGA’s new river cruiser Spirit of the Danube. The first was in April 2022 when we boarded the ship for a week exploring the waterways of Holland, including a canal cruise around Amsterdam, the beautiful Keukenhof gardens and the amazing ‘Operation Market Garden’ museum […]…

We finally saw the Light(s)!

Have you ever set off on a holiday with a specific objective, not having any idea whether you might actually achieve it? That certainly was the case for us as we departed on the Saga cruise “An Arctic Aurora”, hoping we would see the Northern Lights (one of the things on our bucket list!) but […]…

Craft and art tuition on board an ocean cruise

Having traveled on saga ships over many years, I am surprised the different crafts and art classes which have taken place on board. On my last cruise the art tuition was given to a professional who is a tutor for SAA (a National registered art Group), and then previously again a tutor who introduce me […]…

Dancing to France with Saga Cruises

There’s something rather special about cruising on a new ship and there’s something rather special about Spirit of Discovery! David Powell takes a cruise on Saga’s new luxury boutique ship….

Iceland with Saga – a hot destination

My destination on Saga Sapphire was Iceland. It covers 40,000 square miles yet has a population of just 360,000, of which two-thirds live in and around the capital, Reykjavik. No surprise, therefore, that Iceland consists largely of wide open spaces and empty roads….

Cruise on Saga’s brand-new ship Spirit of Discovery

Spirit of Discovery and, Saga’s second new ship Spirit of Adventure, launching in summer 2020, sail from Dover and Southampton on a variety of itineraries in the British Isles, Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Baltic, Iceland, Far East, North and Central America, Caribbean, Middle East and beyond. From 2020 both ships will be fully inclusive with fares including all meals, drinks, gratuities, return door-to-door chauffeur service or free parking, porterage and optional travel insurance….

Saga Spirit of Discovery

The naming ceremony of any new ship is special, but some are more special than others and such was the case at Dover on 5 July 2019….

Hunting the Northern Lights with Saga

Saga’s Aurora Explorer cruise to northern Norway takes passengers deep into the Arctic Circle to provide a thrilling insight into this remote and magical region….