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One of the many diverse forms of entertainment on a ship are the guests. You may have watched the odd television show or film, and sometimes wondered how they did something weird or wonderful? Someone like Stuart St Paul, who has been in the industry for 50 years, probably did it. His new novel is certainly no story you...
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Ships are travelling at sea and can be both noisy and bumpy. There is a logic to apply. Having said that, beware the advice and work out what works for you. I say beware the advice, that is wrong, listen to it all and analyse is a better mantra. But beware, because like football following, religion or politics, people...
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Download Local Tourist Map here    EC$ Eastern Caribbean Dollars (The will take US $) Antigua is a jewel in the Caribbean, but St John's Port is not a port that keeps you busy for long. Here is how to get the bus to a great beach. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SyuTVnJOgY&feature=youtu.be We also have an island tour film on our other blog which shows the...
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Have you ever wondered how the food is planned and where it is made on a cruise ship. Jean went behind those huge silver revolving doors for Doris Visits, but first there is normally an introduction from the head chef and he will introduce key staff. Because he is unlikely to use a microphone, sit towards the front... The...
There are facts, there is gossip, and there is scaremongering. We could be referring to the news, but we are giving the run down on Norovirus. It is sometimes called 'winter vomiting bug' and it causes sickness and diarrhoea. It can be unpleasant, for those who already suffer ill health it can be harsh, but the vomiting normally only...
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Liverpool is a great place to visit. The city of music, art and partying. Jean has just visited Liverpool to show the site of the cruise terminal, the ferry, the Albert Dock and what is inside the Maritime Museum and why it should not be missed. The museum has a Slavery section, Titanic Section, Lusitania section, Customs and seizing section....
About to dive in on your first cruise and it all looks like a huge mess of the unknown. Let us try and shake it up a bit, and set you into thinking hard about how and why before you book. There are two things to choose, the SHIP and the DESTINATION. Well, there are many more things, like you...
If your important years were the nineties, and you love to relive them, then this cruise is for you. Marella Cruises electric line-up is sure to rock the seas with its Electric Sunsets back to the 90s cruise on Marella Explorer. The three night adults only music fuelled cruise will depart from Newcastle on 1st September 2019. Looking at the acts...
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Lanzarote is another volcanic island with the darker black, red and white sand beaches and the moonscape parks that you can tour or drive through. The landscape is best seen from the Fire Mountain in the Timanfaya National Park which is famous for the fantastical shapes created by solidified volcanic lava. These have steaming hot natural holes or wells....
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Why not splash out? Well, you might just get addicted and want to book the next one, so, how to spread the money over two cruises rather than make mistakes on one... you may have your own ideas you can send us for a second film. If it is your first cruise you may think that once booked, everything is...
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