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Sotogrande is not far from Gibraltar and worth a thought if you have a long stop in Gibraltar and you have seen the monkeys and glass blowing before. With the recent expansion of the Marina there is far more bed space and it all sells out in July because of the Polo tournaments. Sotogrande has more than a few Polo...
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P&O Ventura is off to Pizzafest N722 leaves 1st Sept. Pizza Village is before, Pizzafest is after school holidays Pizza Village is where the Pizza world Championship is held. It is a free event featuring pizza demonstrations and exhibits on the waterfront of Naples. It is huge with much partying for a whole week, the third week in June. Pizza experts from all over...
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It might be on your bucket list - The Rio Carnival The Rio Carnival has to be one of the worlds most famous events. The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro for 2018 will begin on Friday, 9 February and ends on Wednesday, 14 February. You will find it hard to get a hotel if you want to go, but click here to...
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Atul Kochhar's Sindhu Restaurant The Sindhu restaurant from Atul Kochhar is a firm favourite with Doris Visits. Atul is an Indian born, British based chef, restaurateur and television personality. One of the most critically acclaimed chefs in Britain, Kochhar's take on modern Indian cuisine has now won him two Michelin stars. He was the second Indian chef to receive a...
How to survive the buffet ... Food is not about volume, so a cruise is a chance to eat well. But given the selection of eggs in the morning, which one do you choose? Good question and as they are probably from the same place there maybe little difference, but it is worth looking. Those who like the perfect un split...
Kerala in Southern India Doris was inspired to take a tour of southern India because the food is so acclaimed. She also discovered Indian wine which she mentions when she find it again in her film of Atul Kochhar's restaurant. She had no film crew with her, but luckily there is footage from her handicam that shows you just how...
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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...
The Britannia. Where top chefs teach. The Britannia is a large ship and has more options and new ideas including the fabulous Cookery Club. Ten top celebrity chefs appeared in the first year so watch for programmes, names and dates. The venue has 12 cookery stations that can take 24 people. Master Chefs and Food Heroes - dates. P&O have a number of...
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...
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London - critics number 1 restaurant, Restaurant Story Many critics say this is London's premiere restaurant, so we went to see what the fuss was about. 'Story' only seats 40 covers, you need a reservation, it will cost the national debt of a small town, but, boy is it a great night. Presenter of the cruise TV channel Doris Visits,...
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