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Most of these ruins and monuments are so huge it is hard to photograph them from close up. We show you a few vantage points to get a good view without going inside as we walk round the city. Carry only what you need and watch for pickpockets. Their version of VAT or sales tax can add 25% to...
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Sad we have to remind you, but carry only what you need and watch for pickpockets. The Metro is easy, unlike in Italy where each train is checked, we have never been checked in Athens, but validate Metro tickets BEFORE you get on. Public transport is easy, this was easy. Flat even ground on this walk, apart from Metro...
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This is not just any ice cream. This is a themed shop of fun, for kids old and new. It is not just a shop selling any old ice cream, the ice cream is incredible. When was the last time you could say that? We gave them a 'Doris Visits 6 Gold Star Award', very rare we do that....
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Our first visit to Rhodes and what a pleasant surprise, it is an excellent cruise shop. You can walk to the town, walk round it hassle free, and it is not expensive. An example of how easy they make this visit, the tourists authority normally deliver maps to the ship to be taken at reception. Fridge magnet one Euro...
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A cruise is a chance to eat well, but it can be about avoiding the volume. Given the selection of food and all the sweets and treats how do you not put on weight? here are two contrasting typical buffets. https://youtu.be/CuYo3EGhhUg It is all about choice, control, and walking the stairs. It starts before you get up, from 0630 hours there is...
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The video is of the ship's new look, please hit the share button. It was the first ship in history to have a double ship naming ceremony. Originally with Carnival's Princess fleet as the Ocean Princess in 2000, her godmothers are Ali McGraw and Ryan O Neal. The Oceana was renamed in 2003 by Princess Anne and her daughter Zara Phillips, now her...
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Don't expect too much to be different in the cabin with the revamping of all suites and cabins, because the refit was not a reshape. They do look much fresher. New carpet for all cabins and suites plus new curtains, cushions and headboards for suites. There are also new lampshades and stools for other cabins. Take a look at ours...
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We have £75 discount codes we share them in this blog. and today we are bouncing out a new code. Offer: £75 off Winter 2018 sailings on Marella Discovery, Marella Discovery 2, Marella Explorer and Marella Celebration Click here and use code: CRUISELH75Min Spend: N/ABooking Dates: 26/04/18 - TBCTravel Dates: 01/11/2018 - 30/04/2019Terms: https://www.tui.co.uk/destinations/info/cruise-deals-terms   With two bigger ships to fill in 2019 we think...
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Valetta is the largest natural harbour in Europe it also has a large tank for filming and many movies have been made there. It is the Hollywood of the Mediterranean and many film people retire there. The old 1973 Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman movie PAPILLON has recently been remade and shot at the water tanks of Kalkara and Mtahleb...
At Doris Visits we look at the world of cruising, maybe through a film makers eye, but we concentrate on British. This is of special interest to us. SWAN HELLENIC: A very British but very niche cruise line, with only one ship – Minerva – which briefly sailed as the SAGA Pearl in a previous life - went into bankruptcy...
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