This is a typical world route for the Arcadia that only misses out the winter! We mean ALL THE WINTER !  A tour of all the passenger areas of the cruise ship Arcadia is on this site. Another of our favourite ships and as happens most years we will be joining the Arcadia for part of the world cruise. This time...
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Most Canary Island Cruises will follow this typical route, though Fred Olsen ships do take in the Moroccan coast. I have always wanted to see Rick's bar in Casablanca. But, not on this version of the route. The Canary Islands itinerary is a favourite on many ships, no flying, no weight restrictions, often Southampton to Southampton. Add that to often nice weather and...
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Quantum of The Seas is a Quantum class ship for the Royal Caribbean company and is just short of 350 meters long. She normally holds 4,180 passengers but has a maximum capacity of 4,905 with crew. These figures vary greatly as entertainers and officers sometimes use passenger deck cabins on all ships. Still a fairly new ship, her maiden...
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The Rio Carnival has to be one of the worlds most famous events. The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro for 2018 will begin on Friday, 9 February and ends on Wednesday, 14 February. You will find it hard to get a hotel if you want to go, but click here to see alternatives available. Book early! The best hotels and accommodation...
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New Panamax ships, new costs! Less than half the length of the Suez Canal, the Panama Canal joins the Atlantic to the Pacific. Or, goes from Colón to Panama City. It has lakes in the middle, and you can do a partial transit or full transit (discussed click here). Unlike the free flowing Suez, the Panama Canal is uses a...
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Canada, New England, USA - Anthem of the Seas We joined the Aurora (R715) in Boston, so we thought we would show a little of this route not just with our films but with another great film from Mogens Hallas who we like to feature here on Doris Visits. This cruise takes in Boston, Portland, Maine, Bar Harbor, Maine, Halifax NS...
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Aegean Coast and Greek Island Cruise on the Azamara Journey This is an Aegean Coast and Greek Island Cruise out of Istanbul. Elizabeth and David flew out and stayed at the Wyndham Grand Hotel first. AZAMARA CRUISE DEALS @ THOMAS COOKAzamara Club Cruises - Late Deals we have found - click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOPt-b4U6FE Click to chat AZAMARA CLUB CRUISES and help others learn more about...
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Some people join a world cruise to avoid the winter sail out of Southampton, but a world cruise is all about people and the whole event if you have the time to do it. David and Elizabeth Taylor give Doris Visits films in a contrasting style which we and many of our guests like, they were the first couple...
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I am not sure I have ever seen so much sea food as in the market of this fishing village. Sihanoukville sits on the southern coast of Cambodia, and is also known as Kampong Saom. It is renowned for its long white beaches, fringed by pine trees.  The adventures you can take range from horse riding on the beach to Fun...
Laem Chabang is Thailand's largest port and is often followed by Bangkok in brackets, but it is not as near to Bangkok as you might like. Laem Chabang is 25 kilometres North from Pattaya and south of the city Chonburi. Bangkok is a 125Km coach trip away, or 1 hour 45 minutes on route 7. It sits between Vietnam and Malaysia The...