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Cruise

First cruise to resume sailing in Caribbean reports COVID-19 cases

The cruise line was forced to halt its first trip in the area after reportedly recording as many as seven cases of the virus on board.

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Cruise

Why did Tom Cruise just charter two Hurtigruten ships?

Get ready to have the Mission: Impossible theme song stuck in your head for the rest of the day, because apparently the ships were hired for the latest movie in the franchise.

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News

“Why is our way of living ‘fake news’?”: Norwegian ‘time-free zone’ leader responds to media backlash

The founding father of a time-free zone proposal has insisted the endeavour is not, in fact, a PR stunt, despite providing a textbook PR headshot of himself.

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Destinations

Norwegian tourist destination wants to remove time to make use of endless daylight

Residents of a quaint little Scandinavian island popular with tourists are reportedly lobbying for big changes to the way the island measures time, namely by removing the concept entirely.

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Cruise

Investigation launched into dramatic Viking Sky rescue

by Ali Coulton

Meanwhile, one woman managed to live Tweet the whole rescue mission and found the time to add in some spicy political commentary.

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Cruise

WATCH: Viking cruise ship reaches port safely after terrifying sea-rescue off the coast of Norway

by Christian Fleetwood

An engine failure during a Viking Ocean Cruises voyage off the coast of Norway prompted an incredible rescue on the high seas, caught on video by onlookers.

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Tourism

7-Eleven Encourages Tourists To Protect Themselves From “The Land Of Chlamydia”

If you’re planning on heading to this tourist hotspot, you might want to read this. And *ahem* keep yourself protected.

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Destinations

Norway mocks Australia’s very serious travel warning

by Daisy Doctor

Australia has become the butt of a very silly joke, or should we say the bear of one? Either way, we’re feeling a little humiliated.

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Destinations

10 Scandinavian adventures worth the long flight

Aside from meatballs, Vikings and IKEA, we don’t know a great deal about Scandinavia, but this list seems pretty legit to us.

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Wholesalers

The Big Fat Wholesaler Wrap

We don’t know if it’s Monday, Tuesday or Friday anymore with all these public holidays, so if this isn’t your usual Monday wrap just play along anyway.

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Destinations

Where’s the safest place to travel?

by Vanessa Bussoletti

We fully vouch for any destination that is named ‘safe’ and ‘risk-free’. Not because we care about our wellbeing but because the travel insurance is cheaper.

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Destinations

“I travelled Australia alone. It was terrible”: Tourist recounts awful holiday in funny photos

by Hannah Edensor

We saw the big potato once and were very unimpressed. Until someone pointed out it was just a big pile of dirt on the side of the road.

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