Monday, October 13, 2014

Podcast Episode - Interview with Jim David about his 12 Night British Isles Cruise

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of chatting with Jim David from Nova Scotia Canada about his cruise on the Ruby Princess to the British Isles with his lovely wife Janice.  

This was a celebratory cruise to commemorate his 61st birthday.

The podcast is up on youtube but you can watch it here as well.  

Here are some links to things we discuss in the podcast that you may be interested in:

Blog about Bringing Wine Onboard Princess

Port Information:  
Dublin Hop on Hop Off Tour
London Hop on Hop off Bus Tour
Edinburgh Tattoo
Le Havre Train to Paris

Notes from Jim 

Transportation from London to Southampton
Travel – National Express Bus Paid $13 GBP - 1 adult 1 Senior

Bus around Island for a Euro  Guernsey Bus

Kinsale Tour for 8  Pickup at 8:30 am – Back at 4:00 pm

The City Bus Tour is far superior with live commentary not recorded.  City Bus Tour

The tour is all day. It would go to Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle, the Rope Bridge, Bushmills, and a tour of both Protestant & Catholic sides of Belfast.
Van which seats six comfortably.  Tour website
There is also a Hop on Hop off bus tour click here, but there is only one bus.   
Invergordon: (Planned but ship did not dock)
Invergordon itinerary

336 pounds for 8 people; you pay that day either in USD, pounds, or euros:  If pounds:  84 pounds + tip per couple  US$  $137.50 + tip per couple

Catch bus from Ocean terminal to Waverley Station on Princes Street.  bus timetable

Recommendation for tour:
Great Scot Personal Tour Guides
16 Milton Court,  Dumbarton
G82 2UD  TEL: (44) 01389 731917  FAX: (44) 01389 731917
Train into Paris from LeHavre:

Money Guide:

Euros for:

British Pounds for:

No comments:

Post a Comment