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Dinner onboard

While I was sleeping…

2014-08-28 | Onboard | No comments

I’ve worked in a number of hotels, stayed in plenty more and written about quite a few, but never one that moved.   Stena Hollandica is very similar to the casinos in Las Vegas in that it has everything you could need within its four walls. The cabins, bars, two restaurants, casino tables, shopping, kids…

Amsterdam

Amsterdam app to change your trip

2013-11-19 | Holland | No comments

A great mobile app that should be downloaded to the phone of any Amsterdam-bound history buff is;   Amsterdam 1850-1940 demonstrates the development of thousands of pictures in Amsterdam from 1850 to 1940. As well as the cultural history of each building, the app contains descriptions of the buildings, such as social housing, churches, baths, trams, theatres and schools….

Guest Post: Bush Birdie shares her Stena Line story

2013-08-07 | Travel Tips | No comments

This week our guest post comes from travel blogger Frankie Thompson from As The Bird Flies. She can also be found writing about her travel experiences at Travelettes.  “A ferry down memory lane” For many years, when I was a child, I was blissfully unaware that I suffered from chronic, debilitating, embarrassingly pathetic se...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Holland

2013-04-25 | Holland | No comments

FirstToKnow.com has launched a two-year round the world trip that visits all 962 UNESCO World Heritage sites. The trip takes takes two years, all for a mere £1 million. If you’re feeling a bit more frugal than that, Stena Line recommends taking yourself to Holland’s UNESCO sites, each one chosen for its cultural and natural ...

Markt, Delft

Three (and a half) things to do in Delft

2012-12-06 | Holland | No comments

The picturesque town of Delft, birthplace of both the iconic Delft Blue artisans’ guild and its most eminent painter, Johannes Vermeer, is less than an hour’s train journey from Amsterdam. Cobbled streets line lily-draped waterways – this town makes for an ideal day trip from the capital. Here are three (and ...

Stedelijk art museum

Bath time! Check out the new Stedelijk art museum…

2012-10-12 | Holland | No comments

Amsterdam’s hottest new art gallery has finally re-opened to the public, after a nine year hiatus.  Art up: Visit Stedelijk Contemporary Art Museum at stedelijk.nl. Take the ferry to Amsterdam wit...

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Bloggers at work… on the ferry to Holland

2012-04-18 | Onboard | No comments

Even the promise of a smoked salmon starter could draw these bloggers away from tweeting and snapping away aboard the Metropolitan restaurant on the ferry to Amsterdam… Of course the same could not be said for the ice cream…. Watch this space for more from the bloggers on their ferry to Amsterda...

sushi onboard

Yum! Sushi…

2012-04-04 | Onboard | No comments

Here at Stena Line, we like our food. So much so, we thought you might like to see what’s fresh on the menu on our ferries to Holland…

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