Cruise Tips

Cruise Tips

Here are some short tips for cruises, whether new or old. If you have a tip, please post them in the comments. We will try and add as many cruise tips as we can

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The worst places for thieves and pick pockets I am pretty streetwise but I have been pick pocketed twice. Twice in the same place and it does not appear on the Trip Advisor top ten. Jean has been bag lifted once, again not on that list. So I thought I would run a Doris Visits slant on their pick pocket...
Packing Tips and What To Pack The old saying, he's got long pockets and short arms, use to apply to people who could not find their wallets. It now applies to people who fly. Coats with hug pockets for heavy items! But, always remember, you can ship your bags separately from the airline. See here. And if you are picking...
How to overview a destination the way film scouts do it We have been making films and television for a while so we tend to approach new ports the same way. To be frank it is similar to cruising, you are dropped in a new town, you have a set amount of time and a job to do. As a...
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Hop On, Hop Off ! Is it worth it ? There are some tips, like in the Azores, the trip is a short round one hour bus ride, no getting off, so do it last in the day, no queue and you get the bus to yourself. In general, if you are on a cruise you only have six or seven...
Stress Relief and Keeping your hands subtle Squeezee earth ball for travellers from our resident stuntman Many people travel for a rest, to get away from the stress. Something hit me recently and that was as well as stress, loss of movement in the hands and arthritis in the hands can be a major problem. There is a saying, 'if you...
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THE CHEAPEST WAY TO GET TO SOUTHAMPTON CRUISE TERMINAL DORIS VISITS TESTS THE COACH  It is a five star thumbs up from us as we get there before we know it. The London tube to Victoria was the hardest as there were closures and we did have to bus the last bit to Victoria, but the coach was easy. Victoria is...
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There are many choices for seeing the Galapagos, but you have probably been looking at the Celebrity Xpedition. Here are some tips, most transfers are by tender, not the lift boat that docks at a jetty, they are normally ribs that have a wet landing wading knee deep or onto uneven rocky volcanic shores. You may then be able...
The Rules to Deck Quoits Quidditch and Deck Quoits have one thing in common. In Quidditch you ride a broomstick, in Deck Quoits you push with a broom. Of the many versions of the game Quoits, the one on board ship seems to have origins around 1930 but the original game dates back to the Ancient Greeks. Then is was more...
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