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We were in the worst ever hurricane experienced by these islands. We were locked in an establishment. Then we had to come out and work. No roads, no food, no electricity, no water, no washing facilities... nothing. And we had two major rock stars to look after, Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt. Our local crew had lost their homes,...
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Between 1855 and 1890 Castle Clinton was the immigration station of the state of New York. It is likely to be the boat station you will head for on your tour to Liberty Island. You will go through detailed security then take a boat to Liberty Island. Your tour will take an hour, there are restrooms but if you...
DORIS VISITS DISCOUNT CODE - extra £100 off ! Offer: £150 off per booking - book through our link, then enter  EXPLORER150 with no minimum spend and it starts today and we run it until Monday 25th September. Or enter via any of the links on our Thomson pages. This is to celebrate our new relationship with Thomson. Just go...
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This is not a town or a village, this is a floating city. A ship with a park, a zip line, a ten story waterfall and 20 restaurants. Setting sale from its home port of Miami, the Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas is the biggest cruise ship ever with 2,100 crew members. That is more than many small ships...
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With the summer over, X-Factor having started we all look forward eagerly to the new Strictly on TV with the new line-up (see here) and as the Strictly on a cruise finished with promises of bigger and better next year we all look forward eagerly to the 2018 Strictly on a ship. With less than 600 tickets available for the...
Cruising has become a boom industry and new ships are being built everywhere in all shapes and sizes and with new technology to be more eco green and better to sail. Saga Cruise's chief executive, Mr Robin Shaw has announced the new 999-passenger ship evolving at Meyer-Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany which will set sail summer 2019. However, as the...
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World cruise? If 4 months is too long then is the shorter 45 days tempting? The Oriana leaves on a Caribbean and American Discovery on the 6th January 2018 and with the autumn weather here in the UK before the end of August and leaves dropping fast I feel a need for sun and escape. A long cruise is such an experience....
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Yes we are a film company and our movie Freight is on Netflix. Here is the story of that film and perhaps a little of this travel show's past, straight from the horse's mouth, me. I wrote and produced the film after seeing the Michael Palin doc on Eastern Europe. He was in Moldavia where UNESCO were touring a...
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Pisa City Guide, from La Spezia. Jean's video report of the town for Doris Visits, please share how easy it is to get into Pisa by train. And that you must validate your ticket. It is very easy to visit Pisa from the port of La Spezia as well as make it a weekend away with Florence. Find a hotel like...
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Though it is said to be famous for 3 things, Abba, Ikea and Nobel, the Changing of the Guard to the music of a Swedish Armed Forces marching band at the palace is a spectacle. It is easy to find as it is inside the main palace can be combined with a leisurely walk round the 13th century Old...
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