One of our favourite comedians is a Funny Tucker Whilst you might not want to say that with your mouth full, like the Kick in de Kok museum at Talinn, Tucker is a class act who is so so experienced that when parents bring children into his late night session where children are not supposed to attend, he changes his...
Great Entertainment you can only find on a cruise Whichever cruiser you ask and whatever their answer they will probably mention entertainment, food and price in the first sentence. A growing one is family, literally 4 generations can holiday together and be apart, or find their own things to do separately yet holiday together. I want to focus on entertainment, and...
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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...
Packing Tips and What To Pack The old saying, he's got long pockets and short arms, use to apply to people who could not find their wallets. It now applies to people who fly. Coats with hug pockets for heavy items! But, always remember, you can ship your bags separately from the airline. See here. And if you are picking...
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Hop On, Hop Off ! Is it worth it ? There are some tips, like in the Azores, the trip is a short round one hour bus ride, no getting off, so do it last in the day, no queue and you get the bus to yourself. In general, if you are on a cruise you only have six or seven...
Single, want to holiday? - then cruising might be made for you All the cruise lines take great care of passengers travelling by themselves. However, it can be a mine field typing single into the internet so we have done the research and found safe links for you to follow. In speaking with people who do travel by themselves there...
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THE CHEAPEST WAY TO GET TO SOUTHAMPTON CRUISE TERMINAL DORIS VISITS TESTS THE COACH  It is a five star thumbs up from us as we get there before we know it. The London tube to Victoria was the hardest as there were closures and we did have to bus the last bit to Victoria, but the coach was easy. Victoria is...
FINE DINING ON SHIP The very first night on board is a great night to celebrate, not least because there is very often a free bottle of wine on offer in the fine dining restaurants. This is Marco's Ocean Grill which is frequented by officers as well as passengers. Marco Pierre White is an English chef, restauranteur from Leeds. You will...
Benjamin Makisi "The Tenor of the Pacific" Ben was born in Wellington NZ where he began singing in church. He is of Tongan and Samoan descent and does look like a member of the 'All Blacks', but he is a man of gentle character although I am not sure you would want to cross him. He graduated with a Master of Performance (Opera)...
The Rules to Deck Quoits Quidditch and Deck Quoits have one thing in common. In Quidditch you ride a broomstick, in Deck Quoits you push with a broom. Of the many versions of the game Quoits, the one on board ship seems to have origins around 1930 but the original game dates back to the Ancient Greeks. Then is was more...
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Great stories about Violet Beckett, a Bridget Jones like character. Romantic and occasionally funny. CHOICE of KINDLE or PAPERBACK or AUDIOBOOK
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