City Breaks

City Breaks

Easily accessible Cities well worth a visit

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Doris Visits Malaga, gateway to the Spanish beaches In 100℉ , 40℃ heat, Doris visited Malaga. It is a city that many just pass through because of the airport or the port, but it has much to warrant a stay or a visit and it appears on many cruises, not least on a sail out to the Aegean as with...
Doris Visits Tallinn in Estonia on a Baltic Cruise There are likely to be six or so ships at the popular port! Tallinn is a gem of the Baltics. Britannia B818 for June 2018 is already pretty sold out. There is also Azura A815 for June 9th 2018 and Arcadia J808 on 8th July and Arcadia J811 on 17th Aug 2018....
Lilly Langtry, actress, & lover of King Edward VII - As well as presenting Doris Visits I have a one woman show; Royal Mistresses, which thanks to P&O I have played on Broadway - If you agree the definition of a Broadway show and theatre is one that is in New York and has over 500 seats. I played New...
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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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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...
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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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The Old Town of Copenhagen has a number of free walks, you just tip the guide. It is on the coastal islands of Zealand and Amager and linked to Malmo in southern Sweden by the Öresund Bridge. The historic center, contains Frederiksstaden, an 18th-century rococo district, it is all revealed in the walking tour. Our film below takes you on...
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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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 name probably comes from the old Dutch name for bridge, 'Brugga'. The first fortifications were built after Julius Caesar's conquest of the Menapii in the first century BC, to protect the coastal area against pirates. However, due to it's important position there have been settlements in this area since the iron and bronze ages. It is worth the...
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