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...
As new ships are planned, so are the retirements. SAGA seem to have followed a lead given by VIKING OCEAN cruising with their identical smaller cruise ships. The idea is to keep the smaller special style of cruising, but add some of the essential features the larger more family style ships have brought to the industry. That does not...
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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...
Small ships get into special ports. SAGA is making very interesting in roads to cruising by deliberately designing two new state of the art small ships, and tying in a deal with Jools Holland for a special dining nightclub. SAGA is for adults, and their previous suggested plimsol line on age of 50 years old, now seems lower middle...
WE are loosing another small ship and there are just a few cruises left on which to sail on her. The SAGA PEARL 2 will sail its way round the world as below for the last time, cruise to cruise, some long, some short, all exciting. But these are its last cruises as the SAGA PEARL 2 and finishing...
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...
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You will often see on the chat sites suggestions to singles especially, and people who prefer adult ships to check our links to the SAGA web site, They have just ordered two new great ships and are expanding, but they also sell the cruises that other cruise lines deem as adult only. That means they act as a perfect...
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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...
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...