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Alternative European city breaks with Stena Line

2016-12-02 | Germany Holland | No comments

Alternative city weekend breaks are now easier to do than ever before with Stena Line. Take the most direct route to the Netherlands and Germany from the south east of England by hopping onboard a day or overnight sailing from Harwich to the Hook of Holland. Stena Line offers twice-daily, seven hour return ...

Amsterdam at Christmas Time

Amsterdam Events Early 2017

2016-11-25 | Amsterdam | No comments

Visit the Annual Weekend of Whisky, Amsterdam Did you know that the word whisky (or whiskey) is an anglicised version of the Gaelic word uisce in Irish Gaelic or uisge in Scottish Gaelic which means meaning “water”.  In Ireland whiskey is fondly known as usice beatha which means “water of life”. If you happen to be fond fan of a wee dram or…

Christmas Scene Amsterdam

Christmas Greeting from Amsterdam

2016-11-11 | Ferry good ideas | No comments

Are you thinking about taking a Christmas break in Amsterdam?  Well, here are a couple of good reasons why you should visit the Dutch Capital this festive season.  It’s true to say that the Dutch love the colder months and Christmas is indeed a very special time to visit. More Relaxed Vibe Winter is a great…

Santa Line Time

A Proper Sea Captain who is Christmas crazy

2016-11-04 | Have you seen this? | No comments

While we were taking pictures for our new loyalty program “Extra”, we found Captain Kenneth, a proper sea captain.  His interest in everything to do with the sea started back when he was a young lad. We wanted to get to know Captain Kenneth better so we sat down and had a chat ...

Glow Light Festival Eindoven, Holland

GLOW | Eindhoven Light Festival | November 12th – 19th 2016

2016-10-28 | Hidden Holland | No comments

When you think of The Netherlands, you don’t necessarily think of Eindhoven as a holiday destination but, the Dutch capital of design and technology is unique, bursting with energy and innovation, definitely worth a visit. The perfect time to travel is in mid-November when the city hosts the annual Glow Lights Festival.  Over 40 light artists, designers and archit...

Plane vs Ferry

Ferry vs flying: car comforts

2016-10-21 | Ferry good ideas | No comments

Picture yourself heading through the chaotic time that is airport security having arrived for your flight three hours prior to its departure. Now imagine walking around spacious shops and restaurants as you please, having your own cabin and no luggage restrictions. We know which one we prefer. The hassle-free ferry travel with Stena Line offers…

The Hague in Autumn

Autumn in Holland (image gallery)

2016-10-14 | Have you seen this? | No comments

When autumn hits in Holland the Dutch landscape is transformed into bundles of leaves, beautiful sunsets and greenery. Check out our top 7 looks at Holland in the autumn: Autumn in Amsterdam: the Dutch capital is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the country’s history and culture. Arnhem’s waterways: Although Arnhem is a city,…

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Hot Hotel Pick: The Student Hotel, Amsterdam City

2016-10-07 | Accommodation Amsterdam | No comments

Located in the south-eastern district of the Dutch capital lies The Student Hotel, a new form of accommodation which prides itself on being trendy and comfortable yet affordable. Its new hybrid hospitality design has a focus on genuine comfort yet still oozing that contemporary feel that early 20-somethings love. The Hotel encourages gu...

Camera Japan Festival 2016

CAMERA JAPAN Festival 2016

2016-10-03 | Events | No comments

If Japanese comedy is something that interests you or that you may be curious about, then get on one of our ferries to Holland and visit this year’s CAMERA JAPAN Festival which explores a diverse range of Japanese comedy.  Films, lectures, workshops and live performances examine the subtle to the ludicrously obscure, the traditional to the contemporary.  The festival runs…

World Maritime Day Stena Line

World Maritime Day | Shipping: Indispensable to the World

2016-09-29 | Events | No comments

Today, World Maritime Day is celebrated all over the world.  For 2016, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has chosen the theme; “Shipping: indispensable to the world”.  We couldn’t agree more considering that Stena’s fleet alone travels 270 times around the world, every year. Stena Line’s extensive route network in Northern Europe carries around ...

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