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

CRUISING can be all about dressing up Getting Suited and Booted and the Ladies looking Divine  Many people with disabilities in chairs also make the effort, so what is DRESS CODE? When and where does it apply on Marella? At TUI MARELLA CRUISE lines they publish the following advice, and we quote.... Each of our restaurants has a Beachwear, Casual or Smart dress...
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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...
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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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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...
Remember the disco song, 'Dance yourself Dizzy'. Some cruises have you 'walk til dizzy'. If you might like to carry your cruise card on a laniard round your neck and you have one that holds a credit card size cruise card, then pack it, though they and other useful cruise items are for sale on the ship. You will find...
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The dress code does catch guests out. We have seem some very embarrassed faces on Black Tie nights when some passengers realise people do make the effort. We have seen many buy black suit and ties in the shop to comply, and some sitting, determined that they will ensure it does not apply to them until the officers on...
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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...
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...
Netflix is a TV app, Amazon is a TV app, Doris Visits was on a TV app called Opera which no longer works through Daily Motion the way we had it set up but that no longer works. However on line TV and apps on TV will be the future and Doris Visits is building for that future with...
Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites, Scroll down to find your favourite ship'Click' the box or picture you want to join. We add more ships as the the suggestions are made by you. Why join a chat site? To share your information base with others. MARELLA CHAT - JOIN THE CHAT FOR YOU FAVOURITE SHIP Click to join  Our Chat Site...
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Great cruise dramatic stories about Violet Beckett, a Bridget Jones like character. Romantic with bouts of embarrassing laughter CHOICE of KINDLE or PAPERBACK or AUDIOBOOK