P&O - LAST MINUTE and LATE DEALS There are two times to get deals, the Early Savers which often pop up and we often feature hear. These are great if you can book in advance or have to, but also on ships and cruises that book up fast, they are the deals to catch. For example trying to get a...
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Corsica City Guide, Jean's film for Doris Visits We visited Corsica as an added bonus on our Mediterranean cruise. The winds were too strong for the ship and tenders to go in at Cannes, so to avoid wasting a day at sea the ship took us to the French island of Corsica. Arriving at 0930hrs and leaving at 1730hrs this...
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Pisa City Guide, from La Spezia. Jean's video report of the town for Doris Visits It is very easy to visit Pisa from the port of La Spezia as well as make it a weekend away with Florence. Find a hotel like the great one we found in Rome using our Hotel Ap. From La Spezia port you can either take...
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Sir Richard Branson has announced Virgin Voyages Virgin are on a mission to change cruising for good. Sir Richard Branson is aiming more at the American market than the UK market with his new cruise business. Avoiding the word Cruises, or the title Virgin Cruises he has branded it Virgin Voyages. He says that he wants to transform the experience and...
SAGA SAPPHIRE - small ship, big cruise Built in 1981 The Sapphire had an extensive refit in Italy from November 2011 to March 2012, the vessel was renamed Saga Sapphire. Work included refurbishing the interior, creating new cabins (including additional balcony accommodation to her superstructure), an overhaul of the machinery, also repainting and maintenance of the hull. Now she is...
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SAGA SAPPHIRE - 2017 tour Recent film of the SAGA SAPPHIRE a small cruise ship with a great personal feel. No more than 720 guests but 415 officers and crew. It has a quirky beach club, two pools and crazy golf, and an extensive library similar to the one on the SAGA Pearl II.  Six circuits of the promenade deck...
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Saga Sapphire chased by model drone with camera ! This is an incredible film of a drone chasing the Sapphire out to sea and flying round it filming. We have two tour films of the ship, the SAGA one from a few years ago and a a recent 2017 filmed tour of the ship. This is a small ship carrying no...
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This is another tour of the SAGA Pearl 2 which gives you a feel of what the small ship feels like and has to offer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdRmKtuUXeo Our good friend Marty Kristain of The New Seekers fame is often on board as a celebrity guest and he loves the ship. Say hi to him for us. Click here to go to the site...
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SAGA PEARL 2 Library We know many of you love the libraries, and these sadly are vanishing from some ships. Here on the SAGA PEARL 2 they have a great library and lounge. Take a look at this short film, it will also help you see the ship. See the new ship and the SAGA sister ship in the Cruise...
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SAGA PEARL 2 - Dining on board Cruising is a lot about food and treats, being spoilt and finding new wines and dishes. The Saga cuisine is no different. It has buffet dining, set dining and free dining so the choice is yours. You may be lucky enough to dine with the captain or offices in chart rooms. With the Verandah...
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