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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Cruise Tips

Cruise Tips

Here are some short tips for cruises, whether new or old. If you have a tip, please post them in the comments. We will try and add as many cruise tips as we can

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If you had asked me yesterday which was my preferred London airport I would have had to think hard. Not today, the answer in a flash is Birmingham. Seriously, Gatwick is nowhere near London, Luton is a building site with no direct transport and a bottleneck approach road that needs much more serious thought, Stanstead is OK, but where...
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The dress code does catch guests out, and we have seem some very embarrassed faces on Black Tie nights when they realise people do make the effort. We have seen many buyer black suits and ties in the shop to comply, and some sitting there determined that they will ensure it does not apply to them until the officers...
Keeping your hands subtle - Tips from our resident stuntman. That is often how I am introduced, so let's go with the physical connection because I would like you to take note of how much your hands are important. Hands can become so painful with age and of all the stretch classes I have been to at 7am on...
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The worst places for thieves and pick pockets I am pretty streetwise but I have been pick pocketed twice. Twice in the same place and it does not appear on the Trip Advisor top ten. Jean has been bag lifted once, again not on that list. So I thought I would run a Doris Visits slant on their pick pocket...
CRUISING can be all about dressing up Getting Suited and Booted and the Ladies looking Divine  Many people with disabilities in chairs also make the effort, so what is DRESS CODE? When and where does it apply on Marella? At TUI MARELLA CRUISE lines they publish the following advice, and we quote.... Each of our restaurants has a Beachwear, Casual or Smart dress...
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We try and link cruise destinations with films and books, because we are entertainers and film makers. Books as Kindle versions are great last minute presents because they can be bought with a clip, cost just a few pounds and are sent to the Kindle or reader in seconds. Before we get books and films on every page, the...
Cruisers are normally extremely knowledgable and enthusiastic about cruising. Between them there is a huge knowledge base and on the chat sites we encourage everyone to share their positive experiences. We try not to be critics, as people who have worked on stage and in film all their careers, we know we can't please all the people all the...
Did you know your European Medical card has an expiry date and needs to be renewed? Did you know you can use it in certain places in the Caribbean but should still be insured as you may have to pay and claim back? We jest not, here is a quote from our own governments web site   -  'You...
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Yes, check out our London, Rome and New York blogs if going there as we have a 12% on line discount code until Christmas. Hop On, Hop Off ! Is it worth it ? Yes, in somewhere like New York, definitely. No, somewhere like Budapest, we don't think so. With a huge city, like London or New York, or Miami...
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Lost Luggage? I am just grinning at one of the top cruise ship comedians Taffy Spencer, bemoaning having lost his luggage .... well, as they say in the song, 'the days of Taffy Spencer' .... days with no clean pants! Taffy, take a look at our top tip for people who fly and cruise, because if the plane is late,...
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Great cruise dramatic stories about Violet Beckett, a Bridget Jones like character. Romantic with bouts of embarrassing laughter CHOICE of KINDLE or PAPERBACK or AUDIOBOOK