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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Renowned for being one of the top New Years' Eve destinations, and maybe the top for cruisers, Madeira is normally on the Canary Islands route. It is Portuguese and mainly Christian so Christmas is special, the streets of Funchal get beautifully dressed with thousands of lights. Even outside Funchal, almost every lamppost will be dressed up. However, on New Year's Eve,...
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Amber Cove is open and a joy to visit. After a number of other Caribbean resorts where you are hassled from the moment you step on shore, from taxis to hawkers, this was a peaceful experience. The resort is an enclosed area where you could leave your money on the ship because the walk, the shops, the atmosphere, the...
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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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We may be in the middle of the Caribbean ocean and the lights in Oxford Street get switched on today, but Doris Visits have got lights on Film (from last year), which looked similar to the year before. We wonder how similar they are to the ones being switched on tonight? Here are the London Christmas Lights; Oxford St, Regent...
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So, Simon Cowell fell down his stairs at home, was rushed to A&E and missed the last weekend X Factor show of October. And, less than three months to Christmas and our tip from the go, Debbie McGee has been holding top spot on the leader board, so our other top tip is to take the cruise. The cruise...
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Rome - Angels and Demons - the best way to see it is with the rush of a Hollywood movie ! Rome is best seen on an Angels and Demons tour, having first refreshed your memory by watching the Ron Howard film of the Dan Brown book once again before you go. Sadly Tom Hanks will not be running around...
KITZBÜHEL - fantastic village and Austria's number 1 hotel So, we love Austria, St. Anton is our favourite ski resort though we have always been too busy enjoying it to film it. However, Kitzbuhel is famous for the great race, race week and because it is a relatively low altitude resort it is now famous for its guaranteed man made...
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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...
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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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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