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….

Delightful France cruise on Saga Pearl II featuring Honfleur & Caen – Part 2

We arrived in Honfleur just before breakfast after travelling a mere 147 nautical miles from Dover. The English Channel can be so unpredictable- often moody and brooding. But last night was a perfect sail. The invigorating salty breeze and crashing of the waves lulled us to sleep and we awoke feeling really refreshed after a good night’s sleep….

Enjoying a Saga river cruise

I felt it was time to try a river cruise, and what better way than a slow boat through the vineyards of Bordeaux with a little wine tasting along the way?…

Toronto to Vancouver by train

This was a Saga Holidays trip which took in Montreal (+Quebec city) and Ottawa before the train journey from Toronto….

Northern Lights Cruise with Saga – Chapter 9

It is always a pleasure visiting Stavanger. It is beautiful. Gateway to the fjords. There is a free spirit about this place. Shorter working hours than in the UK and a work-life balance to die for has made Norway a happy country….

Northern Lights Cruise with Saga – Chapter 8

Narvik is small yet perfectly formed. Situated on a peninsula surrounded by stunning fjords and mountains. Its harbour never freezes due to the warming effect of the Gulf Stream and as a result of this Narvik thrives….

Northern Lights Cruise with Saga – Chapter 7

Alta is our home for the next three nights. City of the Northern Lights. 70 degrees north and down to -30C in winter. Alta is famous for three things; the Northern Lights cathedral, the ice hotel in Sorrisniva just outside the city and The Finnmarkslopet (the famous Finnmark dog sled race)….