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...
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This is still our favourite cruise route and we will be back on it with the Britannia in 2018 B818 in June. The Baltic was a main trading route from the day man built ships and it still is to this day. Many of these medieval towns were built as part of the Hanseatic League and have left us...
Over the last few months the ship most chatted about on Doris Visits is the Marella Explorer followed closely by the Azura.  Our Chat Site GUIDELINES Click to join ADULT ONLY SHIP - due in 2019 Please hit the yellow share button -  Explorer Menu Discovery Menu Explorer 2 menu Discovery 2 Menu Dream Celebration We are at sea a lot filming ports and destination guides as you...
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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This page is to make it easy for you to find the real deals. These links are to the right deal pages. LATE AND LAST MINUTE DEALS - THESE CHANGE DAILY Princess Cruises deals - these are the current deals on the great Princess Cruises fleet Fred Olsen late deals, they list them all together here - look and book...
Joyce Kettle, 74, a great grandmother from Blyth, Northumberland, has been hit with a £50,000 bill for an airlift to hospital from a Marella Discovery 2. (according to the Telegraph 31st January 2018). You must be properly insured and check it is, and update your EHICard. Martin from the money program is shouting about this too now as over 5...
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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...
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When the hull was laid for the Queen Victoria, the fourth Vista Class ship, named partly because of the extensive use of glass in the superstructure, ideas were still being developed at Cunard. The first three ships in the class being the 2002: MS Zuiderdam, 2003: MS Oosterdam, 2004: MS Westerdam. The hull destined to be Queen Victoria became the adult only Arcadia. The ship we...
For many a world cruise is a dream, an ambition, it is a bucket list adventure. It is not like any other cruise, certainly nothing like a two week cruise round the Caribbean - nothing. Sure, it is expensive, and it takes a lump sum pension payout, or the nerve to spend your savings, but it does define the...
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Venice to Croatia YouTube Playlist. Leave it running and see the area used to make the Game of Thrones all by cruise. A fantastic historical and media current cruise. The YouTube playlist is for film guides and tours without having to read the blogs. The picture below is one click to just the Adriatic Cruise films, gathering endless tips from each...