Steph Fox

I’m the Digital Engagement Executive at DFDS Seaways, and being from Newcastle it is no surprise that most of my weekends are spent in the pub watching the football, sampling the local restaurants and enjoying a mojito or two at my favourite cocktail bars. I love to discover new places, whether it be a relaxed sunny holiday or a cultured city break, but wherever I am you can guarantee I will be taking photos!

Culture & History, Germany

Cologne Carnival

Carnival season in Germany takes place over what is known as the ‘fifth season’, with parades, parties, and festivities galore. The party period begins at 11 minutes past 11 on the 11th day of November, and continues through into January and Febr...

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Culture & History, Food & Drink, Germany

A Guide to the Best Beer Festivals in Germany | DFDS Blog

As the fourth-biggest consumer of beer, it’s clearly a huge part of German culture. German beer festivals, or Volksfest, are some of the biggest events in the country. It’s a great opportunity for a trip to Germany, and there are events to suit e...

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Tourism in France

France, Sport

A Spectator’s Guide to the Tour de France

The 2017 Tour de France is the 104th year of this most famous of cycling events, with a route planned across the east and south of the country. Starting with the Grand Depart in Dusseldorf on the 1st July, this year’s route covers a total distance ...

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Onboard

Ferry Good Reasons to Travel by Sea

Going on holiday abroad is all about excitement, new experiences and enjoying some time to rejuvenate. That means you want the whole process to be relaxing and easy, which, when you’re travelling by air, isn’t always possible. But there is an alt...

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