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Just arrived in Boston and been out testing the new camera, the Canon XC15. OK, so it is first run and we have not got the hang of it yet, and we had to stop for a few beers at CHEERS bar. Cheers, the new bar is a rebuild of the original bar, The Bull and Finch Pub, that...
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If you are a Game of Thrones fan, you have to cruise the Adriatic. We will try and make a self-tour easy using the excellent free city map from the tourist board which you can also download here. If you are going to try the tour yourself, we suggest you circle the old town once at ground level, once...
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Gateway to season 6 of the worlds biggest ever TV show, Game Of Thrones, Girona and Palamos are cruise stops on the Costa Brava. The Costa Brava runs from Barcelona for about 40km to the French border. The only remaining Spanish cruise stop that might be scheduled is the traditional fishing town of Palamos. The mountains and rugged coast line...
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The Abba Museum in Djurgården in the Country that gave us the TV series The Bridge, is mega popular.Is the Abba museum worth it? YES - We think so, so do hundreds of others so we advise the ship tour as they get you in, or you might pre book on-line, and possibly add the VASA museum and get...
If you dock in Malmo with the intend of seeing Copenhagen, you can't walk it but the train from central station to central station is easy. The journey across the Øresund (Danish) or Öresund Bridge (Swedish) is on the under tier / level, cars travel on the top. It will take 39 minutes on either train 029 or Öresundstäg train along...
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Rome - Angels and Demons is a great way to see Rome, having first refreshed your memory by watching the Ron Howard film of the Dan Brown book before you go. Sadly Tom Hanks will not be running around for you but the guide will bring the book and film to life. And please, do not confuse this with...
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Sicily has over a hundred tours, but only one Godfather. The island is huge. Giardini Naxos, between Cape Taormina and Cape Schisò was a quiet fishing village, but has recently become a popular seaside resort. Taormina sits in the hills and can be easily accessed by bus. Naxos was founded in 735 BC, by Greek colonists from Chalcis in Euboea. The temple of...
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  Powered by GetYourGuide. Become a partner. //widget.getyourguide.com/v2/core.jsShips Dock Here - Google Map position Malmo is the police force Saga came from in fabulous TV show THE BRIDGE. Malmo is said to be Sweden's most cosmopolitan city. Maybe because, from the harbour, the Öresund Bridge, links Malmö to Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital. In the TV series a body is found in the middle of...
Toulon is France's main naval base that occasionally easily doubles as a cruise port. Toulon not only has a charm unspoiled by tourists, it is surrounded by idyllic villages and charming seafronts. I first went there in high company, sitting under the trees having lunch with Sir Anthony Hopkins.... let me explain. Once on a movie, the director John Glenn...
Aqaba, the gateway to Petra, Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea and so much more. I did not travel to Aqaba when some of the others were shooting a movie there, so I missed Petra and had to endure hearing about it over and over again. It was on my Bucket list and I did get to go there many years...