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Waterbus Canal Tour - Many Londoners never visit their own city, we were guilty of that too. So when we started the world travel series we charged ourselves with trying to get to some unusual but simple tours of London between foreign travel. The Canal Boat is a very simple and cheap one and it runs from Little Venice, you can...
This is a typical world route for the Arcadia that only misses out the winter! We mean ALL THE WINTER !  A tour of all the passenger areas of the cruise ship Arcadia is on this site. Another of our favourite ships and as happens most years we will be joining the Arcadia for part of the world cruise. This time...
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Everyone has a different cruise experience because there is so much choice and so much to do. The cabin may or may not be important to you. If you spend a lot of time there or have special needs then much research will go into which cabin you have and where it is, how far from the lift, which...
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Guadi is all over Barcelona!  -   If you have just the time of a cruise stop, it might be wise to schedule just two places as well as Las Ramblas or one place you study well.   Park Güell on Carmen Hill opened in the year of Gaudi's death and in 1984 made a world Heritage site. It was a housing development...
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Most Canary Island Cruises will follow this typical route, though Fred Olsen ships do take in the Moroccan coast. I have always wanted to see Rick's bar in Casablanca. But, not on this version of the route. The Canary Islands itinerary is a favourite on many ships, no flying, no weight restrictions, often Southampton to Southampton. Add that to often nice weather and...
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ROME walking guide and bus tour - It was not built in a day and you will not see everything in a day. My guess is you will never see my favourite church! Not that I am into churches but the one on September XII street near the Termini takes some beating. If you arrive on a cruise then you...
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P&O used to own Nel Gwynne's old house, gifted to her by the King. With so much press currently bouncing over recent Royal Affairs we are reminded that such dalliances are far from new. The left hand side boxes of the Drury Lane theatre are called the Kings Side, and the right hand side boxes are called the Princes...
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Miami, so good they named it twice. Miami is a cruise stop often included in the Caribbean Cruise schedule. It sits between Cape Canaveral and Key West. It is to be the centre and home port for Richard Branson Virgin Voyages. Miami and Miami Beach. Miami bus tours has three routes and it gets you round more than just the two main...
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According to the Daily Mirror (see article) more Brits have visited the Eiffel Tower than Buckingham Palace, we just never go and see our own sites. We have feature Buckingham Palace as well as some gems like the fabulous canal boat ride from Little Venice (near Warwick Tube Station) down through Regents Park to Camden the home of London's...
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After three days at sea out to the Canary Islands, Madeira, otherwise known as the Garden Island, is likely to be your first stop.It is the most beautiful island with a wonderful display of sub-tropical plants and flowers. A few months before this film was made, in the dry heat there was a terrible bush fire that destroyed homes and killed...