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Antigua, is really a beach destination island. A true Caribbean holiday destination with 365 beaches; one for each day of the year! Our favourite beach is Jolly Harbour, see our beach film and blog here   Antigua Jolly Harbour Beach If you want to jump a bus tour, here is what we had on our tour. This bus tour included Nelson's Dockyard,...
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St Kitts is a very pleasant town to walk around and an easy town in which to take a local bus. We went to Brimstone Hill Fortress with a very helpful driver, and maybe should have gone further into the next village just to look at life, but after the 40 minute hike up the hill, seeing the extensive...
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Dom Rep as the tee shirts say has had a history of fighting between invaders and those left to live there. It is another story or pirates and smuggling, people trafficking and growth. The island feels very Cuban, but they dance the meringue rather than a salsa. It has a host of beaches and they are public, which is...
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Barbados feels like home, it is so British in many ways, yet so Caribbean. Sure you can walk to the Bridge and find the beach just behind it, but Barbados has a few easy to get to options. Here is one that works out to be be cheaper and we like it and the Tiki Bar you will see in...
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Currently on the Azura Caribbean cruise, Amber Cove was unaffected by the storm, is open and a joy to visit. After a number of other Caribbean resorts where you are hassled from the moment you step on shore, from taxis to hawkers, this was a peaceful experience. The resort is an enclosed area where you could leave your money...

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The A of the ABC Islands is Aruba is currently on the Britannia's Caribbean Cruise. It is a popular island and visited by many ships, being part of the West Indies located just off the Paraguaná peninsula of Venezuela. It is 19 miles of beach and fun, Flamingos and nature. Music and food. See the tours for what can be...
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Melinda takes you round Amber Cove. A similar video to the one Jean Heard did for Doris Visits. The P&O cruise ship Azura has been stopping at this Carnival owned purpose build resort. If it is not for you, you can walk to the beach you can see on the left looking in land, however it is a 20...
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Doris Visits welcomes travel film makers Melinda and Jack from the USA. Here they look at St Thomas, Caribbean and go Kayaking and Snorkelling after a walking tour. Charlotte Amalie is the capital of St. Thomas, and at the moment we can find no P&O cruise there but Fred Olsen and many other ships leaving the UK do find...
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New to Choosing a Cruise? So many questions? Within a short time you will become an expert like other cruisers, but for now a few tips might help. It is so easy to get it wrong! Choosing a cruise is easy, choosing the right cruise is a little harder. Doris Visits does try to help, just search Doris Visits. SEE THE...
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If you are in Barbados on a Friday night, then at Oistins, it is party night. Friday night is a fish festival every week. You actually pass the Oistins area on the way to Bridgetown from the airport, but if you are a cruise passenger, it is frustrating that you can't say to the driver, 'can you just drop...
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