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A ferry, a short party cruise, a local cruise, a gateway to the Baltic, Amsterdam can feature in so many cruise programmes. It even appears on Christmas market tours, even though they celebrate Christmas around the 5th and it is all done and dusted. However, it is for many a taster, a few days on a ship for the...
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Lanzarote is another volcanic island with the darker black, red and white sand beaches and the moonscape parks that you can tour or drive through. The landscape is best seen from the Fire Mountain in the Timanfaya National Park which is famous for the fantastical shapes created by solidified volcanic lava. These have steaming hot natural holes or wells....
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Jean's film for Doris Visits takes you from the cruise terminal to Maspalomas by public bus; a legendary beach in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. If you want winter sun without flying, then a Canary Island cruise is the answer. Christopher Columbus came across Gran Canaria in 1492 and he instantly liked the verdant palm groves and excellent climate. The harbour may...
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This is an easy place to explore on foot, but there are many things that make an excursion worthwhile, and the beaches are fantastic. Christopher Columbus came across Gran Canaria in 1492 and he instantly liked the verdant palm groves and excellent climate. The harbour may be tranquil but the capital Las Palmas is lively. It is an easy walk from...
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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...
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At the top of the cable car, don't walk straight past the gardens to get to the toboggan ride. See the gardens first or you will have to come back up again as opposed to going down from the base of the toboggan. The Monte Tropical Gardens are so extensive (70,000 sq meters) that you could spend a day there...
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OK, so Christmas tradition is a sleigh ride, reindeer, Father Christmas in a red hat, and curved wrought iron hand rails on the sleigh. But in Madeira it is all year round, except they are dressed in white like Gondoliers in white suits and straw hats. Not many cruisers will hit the snow, but they will get the traditional...
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Why not splash out? Well, you might just get addicted and want to book the next one, so, how to spread the money over two cruises rather than make mistakes on one... you may have your own ideas you can send us for a second film. If it is your first cruise you may think that once booked, everything is...
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This is the hidden gem of Cadiz. Puppets and puppeteering have moved on leaps and bounds with their use in movies from Aliens, Jaws and Jurassic Park to the stage show turned film War Horse. Now of this would be possible without the work of the worlds great puppeteers, of which Francisco Peralta González was one. Said to have built...
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Going away before the end of the year, if you are thinking of using the city sight seeing red bus,we have a 10% discount, just print it, take and use it... or book on line before. <a data-fasc-href="10% Discount coupon for Hop on Hop Off Services" class="fasc-button fasc-size-large fasc-type-flat fasc-style-bold" target="_blank" style="background-color:#9e333c;color:#e3f02d;" data-fasc-style="background-color:#9e333c;color:#e3f02d;" data-fasc-id="fasc-button-tid-1542734778755"> 10% Discount coupon for Hop on Hop...