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...
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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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...
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...
  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...