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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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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...
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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...
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Strictly was another huge success for P&O in 2018 and the themed cruises will stay with them for 2019. Holland & American have had the US version called Dancing With the Stars, equally a huge success, more so than any of the stage shows where you cannot be with the stars for two weeks, meet them, greet them, learn...
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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When you finish your transit flight, your bags go to the ship. You are not normally immigrated to the country, especially in Barbados etc when going to the Caribbean. You are taken on a bonded coach, like bonded cargo to inside the shipping terminal, so still not in the country. There you queue to be immigrated onto the ship, your...
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The canal is there to cut across from the Pacific to the Atlantic, or from Colón to Panama City. History and facts are on another blog here. It saves going the long way round either South America, or the far North and Canada. The canal and railroad were accelerated by the gold rush, they are now cruise ship features....
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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...