Ascension Island – Arriving by Cruise Ship


If you are want to be sure that you will get to Ascension Island (or St Helena) and have more than a few hours visit you will have to arrive by the RAF flight from the UK (suspended indefinitely in May 2017) or by the RMS St Helena from Cape Town via Jamestown, St Helena. See separate reviews for these options.

An alternative way of getting to the Ascension or St Helena is to join a cruise which stops at either or both these islands. Continue reading “Ascension Island – Arriving by Cruise Ship”

Get out and about on Lough Erne

Castle Archdale Marina – Day Boat

Apart from a seasonal ferry to White Island and a larger boat to Devenish Island there are no commercial boat services on either Upper or Lower Lough Erne.

If you want to explore the lough you have two choices. You can drive around it stopping off at points of interest and take the available boat trips to Devenish and White Islands. Alternatively, or additionally, you can hire a boat and spend some time out on the lough. Continue reading “Get out and about on Lough Erne”