VISAS Visas and passports can be a minefield. There are so many companies out there just trying to take your money. Always check visa requirements by countries, and then application for visa requirements. Even a TRANSIT within a country can require a visa. A transit from ship to airport or the other way round is almost always an entry into that country,...
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Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia. There is very little to do in Papeete itself. It is a major town based around the port. On docking, there will be some musicians playing by the ship, some stalls and buses, taxis and seaways waiting to take you wherever. It is expensive not just for tourists but for the people who live there. To...
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It might be on your bucket list - The Rio Carnival The Rio Carnival has to be one of the worlds most famous events. The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro for 2018 will begin on Friday, 9 February and ends on Wednesday, 14 February. You will find it hard to get a hotel if you want to go, but click here to...
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We went there with both the Black Watch and more recently the Arcadia, the ship that loves to travel. It is a tender port and the Arcadia was moored in the bay with the Holland & America, Maasdam. SHIP & CABIN TOUR VIDEOS  IBERIA CRUISE   ROMANTIC CRUISE BOOKS Bora Bora is a sun, sea and sand paradise, unless it rains. The day...
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New to Choosing a Cruise? That is what Doris Visits is here for. We try to help you                     SEE THE CRUISE BEFORE YOU CRUISE THE SEA. Last night we sat and had dinner, on land, with friends who had just come back from the Orient Express, now wanting to cruise. The comment...
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Kong: Skull Island is an epic $185m movie, both a critical and financial success. See Jean's recap of the film after watching it on the Aurora autumn cruise of New England. Kualoa Ranch is where it was shot, and Jean was there in January while on the Arcadia world cruise and filmed it for Doris Visits with their kind...
These are great deals, all on one page! And from very many cruise lines! We have put this page together so you can see and compare all the deals on offer from major British Cruise operators all on one page. If you don't mind which cruise company and or what ship you sail on, then start by comparing latest...
Tui have just launched Bali as a destination for Summer 2018! From monkey-filled forests and ancient temples to beautiful beaches and buzzing bars, holidays to Bali have all-round appeal. Off the well-worn path, there are surf spots and calm bays with nothing but coconut trees for company. Click here TUI BALI DEALS for details. You can cruise stay in Bali! The following is...
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Honolulu and Waikiki Beach are easily accessible by public bus from the cruise terminal bus stop. When in Honolulu, there is so much to do so as they say, 'Book it Dano!' WHAT TO PACK - CRUISE DEALS - MARRIAGES AT SEA - BOOKS Waikīkī is most famous for its Beach, but it has six beaches in the district and the others may...
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The Panama Canal got bigger - New Panamax, new costs! Less than half the length of the Suez Canal, the Panama Canal joins the Atlantic to the Pacific. Unlike the free flowing Suez, the Panama Canal is uses a system of locks. This is to save the huge amount of excavation work that would be required for it to be...
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