HURTIGRUTEN – MS SPITSBERGEN SHIP TOUR

Have you ever dreamt about going on an expedition cruise, let’s say to the Arctic? Or are you looking for a cruise line that sails between the Norwegian Fjords like no other cruise line does? Maybe this post will help you decide if a trip with Hurtigruten on MS Spitsbergen is for you. I had the privilege to go on an expedition cruise to Svalbard … Continue reading HURTIGRUTEN – MS SPITSBERGEN SHIP TOUR

HURTIGRUTEN – SHIP VISIT MS ROALD AMUNDSEN CABINS

We already explored the public areas on MS Roald Amundsen such as the Science Center, lounge areas, restaurants, gym, sauna and of course the pool deck. In this post I want to show you some of the cabins that I had the pleasure of viewing. All cabins on MS Roald Amundsen are outside cabins and the majority come with their own balcony. Overall I can … Continue reading HURTIGRUTEN – SHIP VISIT MS ROALD AMUNDSEN CABINS

HURTIGRUTEN – SHIP VISIT MS ROALD AMUNDSEN PUBLIC AREAS

Last year in 2019, I had the pleasure and chance of participating in a ship tour of Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen, the first ever Hybrid Expedition Ship in the world. It is the most environmental friendly and sustainable expedition ship there is right now, with the exception of MS Fridtjof Nansen, her sister ship of course. The use of hybrid technology reduces fuel consumption as … Continue reading HURTIGRUTEN – SHIP VISIT MS ROALD AMUNDSEN PUBLIC AREAS

TRAVELLING ON MS SPITSBERGEN TO SVALBARD – MY BEST MOMENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

Last year, I went to Svalbard on MS Spitsbergen with Hurtigruten. I am still thinking about this trip every time I hear something about Svalbard or see pictures of the Arctic. I think back to my trip and wish I was there again. I am jealous of the people that are going to travel there, although I have been already myself! But it was one … Continue reading TRAVELLING ON MS SPITSBERGEN TO SVALBARD – MY BEST MOMENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

MS SPITSBERGEN – ARCTIC SUPERIOR 622 CABIN REVIEW

On my Arctic Expedition Cruise to Svalbard, I had the pleasure calling cabin 622 my home for the two weeks I spend on board MS Spitsbergen with Hurtigruten. Cabin 622 is an Arctic Superior, an outside cabin located on deck 6 towards the aft of the ship. The location of the cabin is great and so convenient. You have the Explorer Lounge on the same … Continue reading MS SPITSBERGEN – ARCTIC SUPERIOR 622 CABIN REVIEW

MY HURTIGRUTEN EXPEDITION CRUISE IN PICTURES – SVALBARD, THE ARCTIC, PART 2

DAY 9 MORNING: SHIP CRUISING ALONG THE ICE EDGE On the way to our next destination, we encountered some ice and the Captain decided to cruise along it. So many different shapes, thicknesses and sizes. DAY 9 EVENING: PHIPPSOYA Located up north, the furthest north on my trip, this island also had some walruses and this time we were able to land and get close … Continue reading MY HURTIGRUTEN EXPEDITION CRUISE IN PICTURES – SVALBARD, THE ARCTIC, PART 2

MY HURTIGRUTEN EXPEDITION CRUISE IN PICTURES – SVALBARD, THE ARCTIC, PART 1

DAY 1 EMBARKATION: TROMSO The start of my journey to the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard. Embarkation day. DAY 4 MORNING: BURGERBUKTA Burgerbukta in Hornsund is famous for being one of the most beautiful fjords in Svalbard and I was lucky to see close up two if its eight glaciers. An amazing first landing site! DAY 4 AFTERNOON: SAMARINVAGON Located just opposite of Burgerbukta is Samarin … Continue reading MY HURTIGRUTEN EXPEDITION CRUISE IN PICTURES – SVALBARD, THE ARCTIC, PART 1