Ben Gibson

Passionate about travel, cruise ships and cinema, Ben Gibson brings 15 years of writing experience for magazines and the web. The editor of Saga's Cruise News magazine, he is also an award-winning filmmaker. He lives with his partner and son in a Victorian farm cottage in the Kent countryside.

Latest Articles from Ben

The Christmas Markets of Germany
Travel Experiences

Christmas market cruises

Enjoy the traditional European Christmas markets while on a cruise.

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Catherine the Great Palace, Saint Petersburg
Travel Experiences

Things to do in St Petersburg

Helpful ideas for must see attractions.

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Sparkling rose
Food

A new sparkling wine for cruise customers

Move over champagne, there’s a new fizz popping up on Saga’s ships.

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Montreal in autumn, with the Saint Lawrence river in the foreground
Travel Experiences

Saga’s Nova Scotia and St Lawrence in the Fall cruise: what to expect

Ben Gibson tells us what to expect on Saga's Canada in the Fall cruise

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Cruising alone
Travel Experiences

What's it like going on a solo cruise?

Find out what to expect when you go on a solo cruise holiday.

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Downtown Boston, viewed from across the Charles River
Travel Experiences

Things to do in Boston, the hub of the universe

Founded by the English nearly 400 years ago and renowned for its key role in the American Revolution, Boston stands as the undisputed ‘culture capital’ of America, writes Ben Gibson…

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The Pyramid of Khafre and the Great Sphinx of Giza
Travel Experiences

Cairo, city of a thousand minarets

No trip to Egypt would be complete without visiting the bustling capital, Cairo, where 18 million people live alongside some of the world’s most recognisable landmarks, as Ben Gibson discovered…

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Early morning sun lighting the peaks behind Wedge pond, Kananaskis Alberta
Travel Experiences

New Saga cruises for 2017: where will you discover?

A guide to the variety of destinations you can discover on a cruise in 2017…

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Captain Philip Rentell
Travel Experiences

Captain Rentell's final season at sea

We talk to Saga Cruise Captain, Philip Rentell, about his final season at sea.

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