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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...
Single, and cruising solo? - Cruising is very solo cruiser friendly and our chat community is also here to help - watching the blogs this week they have been exchanging chat on how it is often cheaper to book a double room and pay the supplement. Small, new and growing this will be a great chat site.  All the cruise...
At Doris Visits chat sites we encourage everyone to share their positive cruise experiences, tips, pictures and videos. No moaning - gripes should be taken up with the cruise operator. We therefore have a style of our own and those who join our Doris Visits chats sites or use the YouTube channel genuinely love the ships. There is something...
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. MARELLA CHAT - JOIN THE CHAT FOR YOU FAVOURITE SHIP Click to...
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The Steel Cutting is a hugely important ceremony, because it signals the start of the construction process. It confirms that banks and others have signed off and the work force has been engaged. There is no turning back. There may of coarse be turning sideways, because the Arcadia was when at this stage, to be the Queen Victoria and...
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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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Stephen Mulhern was assisted by a local lady, Jane from the island of Iona, where on the beach she picked from a handfull of people who suggested the name Iona. Iona will be the new ship to join P&O in May 2020, and one of the first if not the first of the Excellence class of ships. This new class of...
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The new ship was named on the Scottish Island of IONA, because the name is IONA.Over 30,000 people entered to name the ship, and the winner was revealed on the beach in IONA. The new ship, one of the first if not the first of the Excellence class of ships will enter service in May 2020 (it appears seven are on order)....
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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Every place on a ship is different which makes it so interesting. Just looking for the cheapest cruise price may not be the best answer to cheapest price. There are many things to consider on a ship which can be a small village or a large city, and you get what you pay for. Cruises costing £1,000 per night offer...