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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...
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Have you ever wondered how the food is planned and where it is made on a cruise ship. Jean went behind those huge silver revolving doors for Doris Visits, but first there is normally an introduction from the head chef and he will introduce key staff. Because he is unlikely to use a microphone, sit towards the front... The...
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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Robots are now working on two cruise lines, and may soon be caring for those who need help.The Pepper robot is now in use on the Coast and Aida lines and a much far reaching program is expected for cruise ship robots before long. Just as expo skeletons are expected to replace wheelchairs and mobility shooters.  I have been very...
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Currently on the Azura Caribbean cruise, Amber Cove a joy to visit. You can either go into town, or relax in the resort. After a number of other Caribbean resorts where you are hassled from the moment you step on shore, from taxis to hawkers, this was a peaceful experience. The resort is an enclosed area where you could...
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...
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Under construction at Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, cruises are already on sale for the SKY PRINCESS debuting in the Mediterranean in 2019. The new Royal Class ship to the fleet is the sister ship to the Regal Princess®, Royal Princess® and Majestic Princess® but has added new features over its 19 decks with 16 bars and restaurants. It features a relaxing Sanctuary,...
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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...
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...
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...