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One of our favourite comedians, Funny Tucker had an amazing sell out night at the Eastbourne theatre in February and is now back on the ships.  Whilst you might not want to say Funny Tucker with your mouth full, like the Kick in de Kok museum at Tallinn, Tucker is a class act who is so experienced that when parents...
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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Jon Fisher is without doubt the foremost Gary Barlow tribute. It is amazing just how like Gary Barlow Jon is, from his mannerisms, to looks and voice. Jon works just about everywhere but is flown between the cruise ships like a rock star and is on many of the P&O ships. I had to laugh when we were recently on...
We often see passengers shock, anger and disappointment at airports because a traveller has bought a bottle in duty-free with all the intentions of enjoying their holiday, and as they change planes the bottle is confiscated. Where have we seen that? Numerous airports:- South Korea changing planes for Australia, Fiji etc, Canada changing planes for the Pacific or down...
Britannia has a huge multi-station teaching kitchenIt us where top chefs perform master classes in 2018. New large ships have more options and new ideas including the fabulous Cookery Club which is a huge success. Ten top celebrity chefs appeared in the first year so watch for programmes, names and dates. The venue has 12 cookery stations that can take 24 people....
Cruisers love the fantastic entertainment, from TV stars to west end shows. They may mention food and price in a long sentence, but they will mention entertainment. There is no where else, except maybe Las Vegas where it is so easy to see so much. But in Vegas one show can cost the price of a cruise! Maybe this...
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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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This makes life easy when choosing where you might want to go on the Oceana, and it is interesting the see the way the ship navigates itself around the globe from season to season. The Oceana has many interesting itineraries. Why not join the very friendly community and chat group for this ship by clicking the picture icon. Click...
Unravel the mystery of the amazing Baltics. You may want to see the Baltic Cruise film guides and tours without having to read the blogs, well at last we have started to clean up the hundreds of films on the  Doris Visits YouTube Channel. So, if you are off to a destination, like the Baltics, finding the films is easy. You...
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...