Disaster, read before you book your wedding, please read. First, I' m not saying that there was a little inside knowledge somewhere, but the Sally Katz  adventure romance novel, Her Perfect Storm has an amazing same sex marriage within the fast moving story. It was an outrageously wonderful and detailed ceremony foreshadowing same sex marriages being allowed at sea. But, alarm...
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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...
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Portsmouth has the attraction of being the home of the British Royal Navy. About 75% of the UK's fleet is based here including the UK's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth. As a historic shipyard you might wish to afford time to see the Mary Rose Museum, the historic HMS Warrior and HMS Victory because if you were abroad you...
For many a world cruise is a dream, an ambition, it is a bucket list adventure. It is not like any other cruise, certainly nothing like a two week cruise round the Caribbean - nothing. Sure, it is expensive, and it takes a lump sum pension payout, or the nerve to spend your savings, but it does define the...
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wow! If you keep an eye here on Doris Visits, we might just find a cruise you are not monitoring but one that makes you say. 'Let's feel young again. When will we ever get the chance to do that again?' .... Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Merseybeats and The Fortunes, sailing from Dover on a 10 day cruise. Seriously, why...
As we have just focussed on the Fred Olsen version of this money back offer for those who do not like the cruise. We felt we had to go back and mention the SAGA offer, which has been around for quite some time. Their offers come under a guarantees page. The money back guarantee version is called Love It...
This time the offer is from Fred Olsen in the form of an enjoyment promise. If you have been watching #TheCruise and wondered what all the fuss is about, or if you are missing your favourite small ship because it has been sold. Or, the dress code on other ships is slipping. Then there is an offer to try it...
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Whether you are on a long cruise or a short cruise a huge part of the holiday is the ability to dress up. If you are going on your first cruise we have tips inc dress code here. Whether evening or cocktail dress, smart casual or open neck shirt there might just be a need to run a iron...
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The Iberia Cruise YouTube Playlist. Leave it running and see all the films of the ports along the Africa Coast and just off in the Atlantic. From Casablanca, Cape Verde to Madeira and Canary Islands, this is a favourite, normally no fly cruise. The YouTube playlist is for film guides and tours without having to read the blogs. You can see...
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What a great Playlist! Leave the adventure running and see all the films of the ports the American founding fathers landed at. This makes a great cruise. This cruise can vary from Canada down to New York, then beyond. It is a cruise that takes three weeks if you do the home to home circuit, with some amazing stops from...