Cruise Tips

Cruise Tips

Here are some short tips for cruises, whether new or old. If you have a tip, please post them in the comments. We will try and add as many cruise tips as we can

There is a knack to finding the best bits of a location. Postcards! We have been making films and television for a while so we tend to approach new destinations the same way. To be frank it is similar to cruising, you are dropped in a new town, village, city, location and you have a set amount of time...
Single, and cruising alone? - Cruising is very solo cruiser friendly and our chat community is also here to help - All the cruise lines take great care of all guests and that includes passengers travelling by themselves. However, it can be a minefield typing single into the internet, because so many of the websites do not reach out for...
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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...
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LIVE AND LET CRUISE as Paul McCartney and Wings famously never sang. Whatever your reason for cruising that is fabulous, but without doubt travel broadens the mind and education, enlarges understanding and breaks down barriers. Hearing travel messages in multiple languages is something we are used to in the UK whether at stations or at airports, so why not...
  Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites,and we add as the the suggestions are made by you. Some are very active, some not so, but they are all there for you to dip in and out of. The knowledge base of the members is huge and they are willing to share. Also there are often meet ups, the first night,...
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A cruise is a chance to eat well, but it can be about avoiding the volume. Given the selection of food and all the sweets and treats how do you not put on weight? here are two contrasting typical buffets. https://youtu.be/CuYo3EGhhUg It is all about choice, control, and walking the stairs. It starts before you get up, from 0630 hours there is...
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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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Maybe. I have been very lucky to have survived a broken spine twice and can still snow ski despite two complete artificial knees which followed as many operations and and pins as any pro athlete. I was a stuntman before becoming a film director. Those who are genuinely reliant on a chair and help are always in my consideration...
The Rules to Deck Quoits Quidditch and Deck Quoits have one thing in common. In Quidditch you ride a broomstick, in Deck Quoits you push with a broom. Of the many versions of the game Quoits, the one on board ship seems to have origins around 1930 but the original game dates back to the Ancient Greeks. Then is was more...
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Say NO to the retirement home. There are people who live permanently on cruise ships - it could be cheaper and you get better service. When we did a few tours on the Aurora in 2017 we joined in Boston and there were guests who had been on for ages. We left to edit, rejoined that ship some 6...
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