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There are certain performers who make magic happen, Adam Allinson is one such entertainer. You may know him as the crows nest evening pianist on the Britannia, the choir master, or the man who does Les Miserables musical theatre workshops and now is starting workshops on The Greatest Showman. He is a great friend at to us here at...
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Whilst in her second home, the Brooklyn Cruise Port New York, The Queen Victoria hosted the star studded red carpet premiere of The Greatest Showman back in 2017. Our exec producer Stuart St Paul is a voting member in the directors chapel, and gets invited to many of these events just before and after Christmas. Which ship will be...
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Another cruise ship comedian, Taffy Spencer, has been bemoaning lost his luggage .... well, as they say in the song, 'the days of Taffy Spencer' .... days with no clean pants! Manuel Martinez lost his flying back to do his 'live at the Apollo' and quick back to the Britannia. These guys are on planes at least twice a week....
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MSC Ships are used a lot by UK Cruisers, the Mediterranean Shipping Company is probably the biggest shipping company at sea.The company uses six main languages for its communications: English, Italian, German, French, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese. The order in which these languages appear is determined exclusively by the number of guests in each language group as a proportion...
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Monarch holds her place in history for being the first ever major cruise ship to have a women captain at the helm. Swedish born Karin Stahre Janson took charge in 2007 but has since been joined by a host of other female captains for other operators. This is a great ship tour of the Monarch, now sailing with Pullmantur,...
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LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings famously never sang. But, you can cruise anywhere with anyone.We try to be different here at Doris Visits. We are film makers and as you know we have hundreds of travel documentaries as well as having made feature movies like Freight for Netflix and Bula Quo in Fiji. We have...
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...
There are facts, there is gossip, and there is scaremongering. We could be referring to the news, but we are giving the run down on Norovisus. It is sometimes called 'winter vomiting bug' and it causes sickness and diarrhoea. It can be unpleasant, for those who are already of ill health it can be harsh, but the vomiting  normally...
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£100 off Electric Sunsets Cruise sailing on the 1st September 2018 PLUS this can be used in conjunction with the current free Deluxe Balcony cabin upgrade. ELECTRIC100 code now allows £100 off per booking on the Electric Sunsets Cruise sailing on the 1st September 2018 PLUS this can be used in conjunction with the current free Deluxe Balcony cabin upgrade. Code: ELECTRIC100 placed into...
Have you ever seen an aft like this? Yes, they claimed to be different and this is the official released picture from Virgin Press of the aft of the first ship, the Scarlet Lady. Yes it might seem strange, but then let's think about cruising. It started by converting ships and keeping a ship-shape. Never did anyone say, this is...