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Crete has a good public bus service. The PORT bus stop is about 50 meters from where you dock, the fare is about 3.40 Euros return and takes ten minutes to Chania. The buses are frequent, and can be one every five minutes. Chania bus service can be researched here but there is no need, it is in the port,...
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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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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...
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Easily seen by public transport, Athens is a major city and tourist attraction. But if it is your first time and you just want to take it easy - here is how. Port to City costs 1Euro 40cents on the train for a 90 minute ticket. That means one journey in the next 90 minutes. Return will be the...
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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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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...

MYKONOS

OK film buffs, this is where they made Shirley Valentine and you can sense it as soon as you see the colourful harbour from the ship. When in town you may get to see the rich and famous who love it here. Mykonos is another easy port on this Greek cruise route. According to Greek mythology, it was formed from...
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