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P&O Cruises is owned by the American Carnival company, sold in 2000. P&O Ferries is a British-based company under the parent company of an investment company that manages and supervises a very wide portfolio of businesses and projects in may areas for the Government of Dubai, called Dubai World. I mention all this because Dubai, which for years was based around...
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One of the best ways to see Bruges is on a simple and very cheap Canal Boat tour because it cuts through this UNESCO World Heritage city and introduces you to its cultural, architectural and historical importance. Most canal tours take only 30 minutes and you will see medieval architecture including low bridges you have to duck under. We highly recommend...
Unravel the mystery of the amazing Baltics. You may want to see the Baltic Cruise film guides and tours without having to read the blogs, well at last we have started to clean up the hundreds of films on the  Doris Visits YouTube Channel. So, if you are off to a destination, like the Baltics, finding the films is easy. You...
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Honfleur flourished after the French Revolution, when the hereditary monarchy and the feudal system of French nobility were abolished and it's ship owners could start a slave trade of their own. The local shipowners made fortunes from North America and Canada where Samuel de Champlain, a local explorer founded the Canadian city of Quebec. Looking at the enchanting area now...
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The Adonia has been sold and will move to Azamara Cruises in 2018 where it will sail as the Azamara Pursuit. I am sure her last few cruises with P&O will be quite special. We certainly have cherished moments as she was the only ship to take you to places like Bequia, otherwise a day trip from St. Vincent....
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Chocolates and Happiness - Yes, those roses are all made of chocolate. So is EVERYTHING else. Gino says, "you can't buy happiness, but you can buy chocolate!" He should have been the 5th Beatle. Jean interviews Gino in his shop. This is a very classy chocolate shop near the tower in the main square. If you pop into Chocolates and...

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Hamburg is on the banks of the Elbe River, just 70 miles inland from Travemünde. Hamburg is a huge busy port and has been for many generations, as over 1,000 years ago it began as a Hanseatic League port. Even the Romans settled here and made it an important city. It was bombed heavily during the war and both modern and...
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A ferry, a short flight, a cruise stop, a weekend break, Amsterdam is close, exciting and diverse. 17th century wealthy local merchants built elegant homes alongside the many canals following the construction of the dam across the River Amstel in 1270AD. The name Amsterdam could have either come from the beer Amstel or the river Amstel. In the 17th century...
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The name probably comes from the old Dutch name for bridge, 'Brugga'. The first fortifications were built after Julius Caesar's conquest of the Menapii in the first century BC, to protect the coastal area against pirates. However, due to it's important position there have been settlements in this area since the iron and bronze ages. It is worth the...
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