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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Short Breaks

Short Breaks

Easy short breaks with cool ideas

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Les Trois Vallées is such a vast area of mixed shopping, dining and rich hotels to pensions anyone can ski there. A wide selection of runs and family areas but the resorts are very different. One area has almost no bars, others have many bars. You will see. Many of our cruisers like to golf and ski, we have...
We are cruisers who love to ski. Both are very social activities, both can avoid too much activity, some people who go to the mountains go to walk, as in Flam where we showed one of the summer mountain walks on a Fjords cruise. So, if you have been up to see a glacier when causing Norway, now is...
Car Parking Options all sorted on one page Most agents and travel operatives will use the same car parks, same hotels and same car hire. All agents are offered the same deals, if they weren't there would be industry uproar. Most of the car parking deals, hotel deals, lounge deals and car hire...
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Hop On, Hop Off ! Is it worth it ? Yes, in somewhere like New York, definitely. No, somewhere like Budapest, we don't think so. With a huge city, like London or New York, or Miami or Rome you need some help! The tour bus is the best way to introduce yourself to the city and find out the secrets...
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Pisa City Guide, from La Spezia. Blog and video guide of the town, and books set in Pisa. Please share how easy it is to get into Pisa by train. And that you must validate your ticket. It is very easy to visit Pisa from the port of La Spezia as well as make it a weekend away with Florence. Find...
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The Suez Canal widens for bigger business and the ships sail through. Arcadia sails there in 2019 on a wonderful itinerary Dubai to Southampton! But Dubai has also become the long weekend shopping trip. In Dubai there is so much to choose from. The Souks local to the cruise terminal are wonderful, The Gold and Spice on one side of the...
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Dubai is now a popular cruise stop, and occasionally passengers are lucky enough to get an overnight. You may go for a holiday so here is a list of things to do, and things not to do if you don't want to be arrested. And being arrested here means arrested! The P&O Arcadia stops there on the way back...
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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 stop...
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Chocolates and Happiness Yes, those roses are all made of chocolate. So is EVERYTHING else. Gino says, "you can't buy happiness, but you can buy chocolate!" He should have been the 5th Beatle. Jean interviews Gino in his shop. This is a very classy chocolate shop near the tower in the main square. If you pop into Chocolates and Happiness...
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One of the best ways to see Bruges is on a simple and very cheap Canal Boat tour because it cuts through this UNESCO World Heritage city and introduces you to its cultural, architectural and historical importance. Most canal tours take only 30 minutes and you will see medieval architecture including low bridges you have to duck under. We...
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