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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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The excitement has been boiling up for some time, will there be a change in dancers, will you get your favourite. And yes there is a change !!!  AJ, Pasha and Oti all jump on board !! Never done an official Strictly Come Dancing Cruise? Want to know what happens and why it is one of the most important...
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The walk from King Vittorio's Monument to the Colosseum passes by many ruins. The walkway is charming in the summer and normally full of street performers. It is a paved way that is rather like a promenade and a peaceful break from Rome's busy roads. There is a skip the line option here too, and it covers a number...
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Visiting the Trevi Fountain can be like going to a rock concert. People cram and push to get to the front, to get that great photo opportunity and when they get to the front their lens is not wide enough. It is a mess, so here is our tip, go into the clothes shop on the other side of...
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Rome is a great weekend away or a wonderfully busy day from a cruise ship stopping at Civitavecchia. The train in is quite easy but we cannot stress enough two things, one, you MUST VALIDATE your purchased train ticket before getting on the train. Secondly, give yourself time to get back. I guess there is a third tip which...
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Barcelona has an awful lot to offer, and you may do well to pick one or two, plan the journey and hit them early, then relax at les Ramblers in the afternoon knowing you are near the ship. Montjuic has 360-degree stunning views of the city and overlooks the port being 173 metres higher. It is a historic reminder of Barcelona's...
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The Strait of Messina (Stretto di Messina) is the narrow passage between the eastern tip of Sicily the land of The Godfather, and the western tip of Calabria southern Italy. Our film is of such a sail thought between the Game of Thrones like name Tyrrhenian Sea to the north having come from Dubrovnik, into the Ionian Sea to the south on our way...
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Sardinia is renowned for having a population who live to be amongst the oldest people in the world; some put it down to the local Cannonau Wine. Food and wine can be excellent in the villages but can also be disappointing in the port, but then again you wouldn't eat out in Tilbury Docks! This can be an island for foodies,...
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Pisa City Guide, from La Spezia. Blog and video guide of the town, and books set in Pisa. Please share how easy it is to get into Pisa by train. And that you must validate your ticket. Azura A901 is going here in 2019. It is very easy to visit Pisa from the port of La Spezia. From La Spezia port...
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Guadi is all over Barcelona!  -   If you have just the time of a cruise stop, it might be wise to schedule just two places as well as Las Ramblas or one place you study well.   Park Güell on Carmen Hill opened in the year of Gaudi's death and in 1984 made a world Heritage site. It was a housing development...
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Rome - Angels and Demons is a great way to see Rome, having first refreshed your memory by watching the Ron Howard film of the Dan Brown book before you go. Sadly Tom Hanks will not be running around for you but the guide will bring the book and film to life. And please, do not confuse this with...
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