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Do not underestimate the distance to Grenen. It is a 3 km walk on road, then another 3km round trip to the tip of the beach. Then 3km walk back. But there are options, see our film. The local bus goes from the end of the high street, and you can then get the Sand Worm. The ships tour will...
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Cruise ship Viking Sea was the first post Irma commercial cruise call to St Maarten on the December 4th 2017. It seems a long time ago but the rebuilding will continue for some time. Cruisers are least affected. The roads and beaches have been cleared and the beaches are in full swing. More than ever, the island is welcoming it's...
While few of us mortals can afford suites, I totally get the splash out why not it's our holiday approach. The Iona will be the first ship in the P&O fleet to have Conservatory Mini-suites. These will bring the outside into the living space. The ship plans to have as many as 95 of these cabins when releasing in...
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The first time we went to New York it was tough and we felt we had seen nothing of it and felt disappointed. This time we decided that as it is a huge city like London, and it needs both explaining and to be put into perspective, we decided to take the Bus Tour. We went with Big Bus...
Britannia has a huge multi-station teaching kitchenIt us where top chefs perform master classes in 2018. New large ships have more options and new ideas including the fabulous Cookery Club which is a huge success. 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....
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The sea is being flooded with cruise ships. New ships have to face new regulations on emissions, like cars. New ships joining fleets will begin to be LNG-powered ships, and dealing with waste and other compliance is an issue because 54 million people will cruise this year. Only 28% will be over 60. Cruising has changed. Or has it...
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The IONA is the first in the Excellence class for P&O. (third in build)The initial sailings, prior to winter re-location have gone on sale. All will be on the same route as snagging and the watchful eye of technicians learn how this ship works.Click here to choose a date to see the new ship.  A first in class means the...
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Midtown does not have the same ring to it as Downtown or Uptown, but it does have more than a few great gems from Grand Central Station to the Rockefeller Centre, to Madison Gardens to the Hudson River. The bus makes them easy and gives you knowledge and tips, we share some with you, but the tour will give...
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While the others went round the Fields of Mars and the church (entrance not included in the St Petersburg Explorer), as we were left on our own, we went rogue and crossed the river. We were not the only ones who crossed the bridge to the Peter & Paul Fortress. We had just enough time for an overview and to know...
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https://vimeo.com/225340570 Is this the look of Richard Branson VIRGIN VOYAGES new ship? The base, or keel has been laid in dry dock and they have started work, so they know what it will look like. They have even welded newly minted coins into the keel for good luck. It will be made in sections, around 400 to be precise, and...
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