Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites, Scroll down to find your favourite ship or cruise line'Click' the box or picture you want to join. We add more ships as the the suggestions are made by you. Why join a chat site? To share your information base with others. AIDA  AIDA CRUISES - UK Chat here AZAMARA CLUB CRUISE  AZAMARA...
Small ships get into special ports. SAGA is making very interesting in roads to cruising by deliberately designing two new state of the art small ships, and tying in a deal with Jools Holland for a special dining nightclub. SAGA is for adults, and their previous suggested plimsol line on age of 50 years old, now seems lower middle...
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Guides, destinations and tour films. Leave it running and see the peace and calm of Norway and the Fjords. The YouTube playlist is of our own Doris Visits film guides and tours so you see them without having to read the blogs. The picture below is one click to just the our Fjords Cruise films, gathering endless tips from...
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A Fjords cruise is Epic! This film shows a typical Fjords in just a few minutes. Ideal starter. A fjord is a deep, narrow, elongated freshwater lake reflecting the sun like a mirror. Draining into the sea, the fresh water eventually mixes with sea water. Some of the best films we have collected of individual Fjords in our Doris Visits Fjords...
The Fred Olsen ships may be smaller than many on the seas but they still entertain families. They do offer a Little Skippers Club for children aged between 5 and 11 years old, but this may only be during peak holiday seasons. An interpretation of this might be during expected school holidays. Travelling with children outside these periods may mean...
Fred Olsen say that smart casual means men with jacket and or a shirt and tie in the evenings. For them this is traditional smart casual dress and the ladies are asked to dress smartly, but to be fair they don't need to be encouraged, the turn out is always very smart and proper. This is a similar strict...
Is dependent on three things doctors advice, your insurance company's terms and conditions and restrictions, and the cruise line's policy. Some want a letter of 'fit to travel' at any pregnancy length but all have the same cut off point; 24 weeks. They all seem to suggest that the day you become 24 weeks pregnant, you must leave the ship. If...
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Cruising is about dressing up for most people, but you can dress down, it's all about choosing the right area of a ship or the right ship and understanding the contract. Those who do dress up to enter dress code areas, expect the cruise operator to enforce the contractual terms they were promised. Those who do not wish to...
To make things easy, this is a playlist of Mediterranean Cruise Guides on YouTube. A cruisers own TV show. You may be trying to choose a Mediterranean route and want to see the film guides and tours without having to read the blogs.Find your ship's chat site + share your pictures + experiences to help othersPurple Parking  - under...
There are now quite few ships for sale, I counted five this morning as I was doing some work on the Fred Olsen page. It made me wonder, as Fred Olsen always has a 'cruise sale' of some kind, whether or not they will be 'buying' next year or selling. Obviously they will be selling cruises, but maybe buying a...