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Whether you are on a long cruise or a short cruise a huge part of the holiday is the ability to dress up. If you are going on your first cruise we have tips inc dress code here. Whether evening or cocktail dress, smart casual or open neck shirt there might just be a need to run a iron...
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The Love Boat was a TV series that took cruising to a mass audience, see our history of Princess Cruises. One could argue that for most of the world, Game of Thrones put Dubrovnik on the map. That is a series, from a book made at a cruise destination. We try and find books that are set purely on...
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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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Paul Ruck’s – The Cream of Clapton is a stunning tribute. Not only does he have an astonishing resemblance to Eric and vocal likeness, his guitar playing is a superb tribute to the legendary artiste. Paul has been playing the guitar since the age of 10 and it has become his life. Up until now, Paul has been exclusive...
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The Azura has 3100 passengers but doesn't feel like a big ship which is why it has its fans and such a high returning customer base to its 14/19 passenger decks. With some bigger ships having over 6800 passengers and the P&O flagship Britannia having approx 3640 passengers, maybe, the Azura will soon no longer be referred to as large....
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Everyone has a different cruise experience because there is so much choice and so much to do. The cabin may or may not be important to you. If you spend a lot of time there or have special needs then much research will go into which cabin you have and where it is, how far from the lift, which...
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Most Canary Island Cruises will follow this typical route, though Fred Olsen ships do take in the Moroccan coast. I have always wanted to see Rick's bar in Casablanca. But, not on this version of the route. The Canary Islands itinerary is a favourite on many ships, no flying, no weight restrictions, often Southampton to Southampton. Add that to often nice weather and...
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By week 2 of a two-week cruise, when everyone starts to venture out, the premium dining restaurants can get full to capacity. The Sindhu restaurant is a firm favourite with Doris Visits. Arcadia, Britannia, Azura, Aurora and Ventura all have Sindhu and can all be booked here as can your holiday cruise. We take no money, just work with...
Whilst there is almost endless food free with special and themed nights as well as black tie nights that insist on a dress code and buffets that never do, there are fine dining options that often have a small supplement attached. There are also special FOOD HERO CRUISES as well as COOKERY CLUB on the BRITANNIA. Aurora Ship Tour  Azura Ship...