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Holland America Line 2017 New Years Cruse

I can’t wait to be on my next cruise this coming December.  I am cruising on Holland America Lines “Maasdam” 23rd Dec – 5th January 2017 from Sydney to Auckland.  Everything about this trip is making me wish it was here already!   The Itinerary This cruise visits Melbourne, Burnie (Tasmania), Milford Sound, Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Napier…
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Become a Guest Blogger

Share Your Experiences for Chocolate! If you have recently been on one of our cruise holidays, why not share your experience on our blog. Maybe you’re a cruise pro and have some useful hints and tips we’d love to hear from you. You can email your blog to alison@addisontravel.co.uk  all published posts will receive a box of…
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Reasons to Visit Vancouver

  Here are some reasons to visit Vancouver either as an extension to your Alaska cruise or at the start of a land based trip to the Rockies.     1. VARIETY OF ASIAN FOOD and China Town   Vancouver has a multicultural metropolis with communities from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mainland China, The Philippines, South Korea…
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Hurtigruten Announces New Hybrid Ships | Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten Reveals New Hybrid Ships The new Hurtigruten ships, announced earlier this year, will use new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology The hybrid ships will reduce fuel consumption by approximately 20 percent For the first time, fully electric propulsion on a passenger ship will be possible .   Hurtigruten, the exploration travel company, has decided…
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Top things to do in Nassau | Bahamas

Are you visiting Nassau on a cruise ship or staying there for a week? Here are a few suggestions of places to see during your visit to Nassau... the Chocolatier Factory at GrayCliff Mansion For those chocoholics amongst you, visit the 18th Century Graycliff Mansion, the city’s oldest restaurant and hotel.  On site is a chocolatier where…
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A Guide for First Time Cruisers

If this is to be your very first cruise, then here are some points for helping with your decision as to which line, ship and destinations are correct for you. . All ships are * rated in the same way as hotels are, therefore if you would normally stay at a 5* hotel such as…
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USA Visas

. USA ENTRY REGULATIONS . Everybody travelling to the USA must be in possession of either an ESTA or a valid USA Visa. An ESTA must be applied for no later than 72 hours prior to departure and once approved is valid for multiple entries into the USA for 2 years from the date of…
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Recipe: Caribbean Tamarind Glazed Salmon

THE LATEST edition of Caribbean Cookbook heads to Jamaica and the kitchen of Chef Gian Stewart, Chef de Partie at the Sandals Royal Plantation hotel in Jamaica, a certified Executive Chef who will be competing with the Jamaican team at this year’s Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition in Miami. Stewart offers his recipe for…
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Amazing Natural Wonders You Can See On A Cruise

A luxury cruise is the perfect choice if immersing yourself in some of the world’s most beautiful scenery is what you really like to do on holiday. Think about it. You’ll always have a view of the ocean no matter which luxury cruise line you choose and whatever class of suite you’re staying in, so…
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Top 10 Beaches in the Caribbean

  Trying to earn your Caribbean beach bum credentials? You can’t consider yourself a coastal connoisseur until you’ve planted your posterior on (at least) one of these marquee strands...   . . 1. Seven Mile Beach, Negril, Jamaica So what if its not actually seven miles long? The relaxed, reggae-fueled vibe and the colorful cast…
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