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Sailing up the Hudson River into Brooklyn is quite a spectacle, and although it was a completely different skyline when immigrants sailed on steam ships to be interviewed on Ellis Island, it would have been no less dramatic. means you dock with a view of the Statue of Liberty, though she can be seen from many places. Our presenter...
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We continue our Doris Visits special of filming a feature film with two rock stars just days after the biggest cyclone in Fiji's history. (Click here to see part 1 first). Fiji was rocked first by a cyclone then by rock band Status Quo. Francis Rossi talks about his future, which was being pondered back in 2012, Rick was...
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FIJI, you might cruise into Lautoka, if the weather is OK. We have spent a lot of time in Fiji due to filming there with Status Quo who have done a themed Rock The Boat Cruise, funny how things work out. Because we at Doris Visits make cruise travel films and took them, yes the rock band, to Fiji to make...
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This is a two in one, seeing the Silver Wind as you may never see her, from above as she sails under - and also a great look at a ship going through the Kiel canal. SILVER SEAS CHAT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o722gdH1DdM Drone filming has helped a lot of cruise investigation, looking at destinations and ships. We have some terrific drone films of the...
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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