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Andalsnes attracts far more than cruisers to the tiny town nestling in the Norwegian Alps, and I don't mean troll hunters. These could be called thrill seekers, the people who choose to jump off the 6,000ft wall, the tallest in Europe, with or without a parachute. Base Jumping, or B.A.S.E. jumping, with a chute or a winged suit. From where...
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As a cruiser going into Andalsnes you might not be thinking of 'base jumping' off tallest vertical rock face in Europe (6,000ft), or even climbing it. The fact the train from Oslo stops here might not be a factor for you, but rest assured it is there to facilitate others to the spectacular sights that have to be seen to...
Can we first start by sharing the huge number of times we see shock, anger and disappointment at airports because a traveller has bought a bottle in duty-free with all the intentions of enjoying their holiday, and as they change planes the bottle is confiscated. Where have we seen that? Numerous airports:- South Korea changing planes for Australia, Fiji...
Single, want to holiday? - then cruising might be made for you - All the cruise lines take great care of all guests and that includes passengers travelling by themselves. However, it can be a minefield typing single into the internet, because so many of the websites do not reach out for 'single' searches. We have done some research and...
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In the summer the Fjords are a delight. Sailing between the huge mountains, wondering how you are not hearing the sound of the ship scratch the rocks is incredible. Classical music often plays in a section of the ship to set the mood, but you feel like a Viking on an adventure.  Sometimes, sandwiched between two Fjord cruises is a...
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The dress code does catch guests out, and we have seem some very embarrassed faces on Black Tie nights when they realise people do make the effort. We have seen many buyer black suits and ties in the shop to comply, and some sitting there determined that they will ensure it does not apply to them until the officers...
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Updated and improved yet again, with more connections to deals. These are great deals, all on one page! You only have to check this page once a week and every thing is updated. And from a variety of cruise lines! We have put this page together so you can see and compare all the deals on offer and find them...
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The Epicurean can be found on the three largest P&O ships in the fleet, The Azura, the Ventura and the Britannia which, is an example of how the larger ships can offer just a little more options should you wish to treat yourself. My guess is you have walked past them many times. It is premium restaurant for a...
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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...
Did you know your European Medical card has an expiry date and needs to be renewed? Did you know you can use it in certain places in the Caribbean but should still be insured as you may have to pay and claim back? We jest not, here is a quote from our own governments web site   -  'You...
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