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Turku Finland Tips For Travellers Podcast #273

Tips For Travellers

Release Date: 10/16/2017

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I explore 3 big issues that many cruise passengers have with Holland America

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I booked myself on a 3-week cruise on a foreign cruise line and started worrying about it. As it came closer, I grew increasingly apprehensive having done a few foreign non-English speaking cruises before. Some of which had not gone so well. But finally on this trip, I found out when going on a foreign cruise line cruise does and does not make sense. As you will find out.

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I am often asked is Princess Cruises or Celebrity Cruises better? Both of these premium cruise lines are popular and attract similar cruise travellers, but which offers the better cruise experience, value, ships and on-board facilities. I have cruised with both again recently, and this is what I found and think.

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I went on an ultra-luxury cruise on Seabourn Cruises and after the first day I could not see what made it different to other "regular" cruises I had been on. But over the week I realised what ultra-luxury cruising on lines like Seabourn, Silversea Cruises, Regent Seven Seas and Ritz-Carlton is really all about - and why people so much money to go on them. It was not what I thought before I went.

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It had been 2.5 years since I had cruised on Celebrity Cruises, and knew they had changed many things. I was not really full prepared for just how much and discuss what I found, what I thought and how cruising on Celebrity Cruise line is different to before - and what I think what it means for you

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In this episode of the podcast Gary Bembridge of TipsForTravellers.com, visits Turku in Finland and provides tips for travellers on the 10 must-see sights and attractions. In addition he also provides some key observations, historical highlights, best time to visit, getting there and around and general tips and advice.

 

Turku is the oldest city in Finland, at over 800 years. It is a fascinating city with much to see and do. This is explored in the podcast.

The episode covers the following must-see sights and attractions:

  1. Turku Castle.
  2. Turku Cathedral.
  3. River Aura.
  4. S/S Ukkopekka.
  5. Aboa Vetus and Ars Nova.
  6. Sibelius Museum.
  7. Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum.
  8. Turku Art Museum.
  9. Turku City Library.
  10. Archipelago.

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