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Buda and Pest, together make Budapest and it features on the River Cruise route - one of the many stops on the Danube. It is a top destination and it is a Formula 1 City - Formula 1 does not refer to Doris's driving of the pedal driven car round Margaret Island in the middle of the River Danube, which...
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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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The London International Cruise Terminal at Tilbury is way out of town, 22 miles down river from the centre of the capital. As London's only deep water port it is a port for industry as well as cruise ships. It would be so cool if the Thames could be dredged and widened and cruise ships come down like they...
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Boston harbour was a mess a generation ago, and the docks like all docks have changed from the warehouses to containers. That means the old warehouses are now offices and apartments and the seafront is totally different, the water cleaned up. In order to save public access, the Boston Harbour Walk was developed and is 43 miles of a 12...
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St. Lucia is one of the largest of the Windward Islands, and it feels friendly the moment you step on to the island. In this film we take a bus and ride out to the Volcano. The French and British spent many years fighting over the twin peaked island deep with rainforests and surrounded by beaches. There are very...
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Book your cruise direct with the cruise operator via one of our Doris Visits links Tortola is welcoming guests back as they continue to rebuild following storm Irma in 2017. It had minimal damage to its new award winning cruise terminal. Tortola is one of the most popular Caribbean islands to draw people seeking the sun. It is a small...
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If you are looking for a book - who you gonna call? Sorry we had to use the Ghostbusters line but films do make things famous, and Ghostbusters arguably have done more for the New York Library than its 18 million books. The 1984 hit film was conceived and starred Dan Aykroyd and it is claimed to be the...
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St Kitts is a very pleasant town to walk around and an easy town in which to take a local bus. We went to Brimstone Hill Fortress with a very helpful driver, and maybe should have gone further into the next village just to look at life, but after the 40 minute hike up the hill, seeing the extensive...
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Botanical Gardens around the world from Barbados to the Isle of Wight - There are millions of Botanical Gardens around the world, some are very famous. We don't look to find the ones that everyone knows, we just search out the ones where we end up travelling. First up the Diamond Botanical Gardens in St Lucia. Most of these are...
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Most taxis and buses will drop you at the Acropolis. After going inside which can take well over an hour and is a lot of steps, or simply viewing it from the vantage point we show on our Athens Guide film - you might like a rest. Rather than walking down to Plaka, there is a horse and carriage...