VIRGIN have just announced a competition to win, we never take your details, so we are just giving you the link. Virgin's ship is now claiming 2,750-passengers, and The Scarlet Lady, based in Miami, will be off to Havana Cuba and then sail the Caribbean. On land they will tour Old Havana, offer dancing at a salsa club, explore the...
Sometimes the rumours spread so well they become reality - or not. Lets stop the rubbish.It looks to us like there are to be nearly ten of these ships. MEYER WERFT are building five of these ships for the Carnival brand, two for P&O and 3 for Aida. Fincantieri plant in Monfalcone are building what could be another four for...
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One of the many diverse forms of entertainment on a ship, are the guests. You may have watched the odd television show or film, and sometimes wondered how they did something weird or wonderful? Someone like Stuart St Paul, who has been in the industry for 50 years, probably did it. He joins the Arcadia in Samoa and stays...
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Doris Visits makes destination guides, and they are on YouTube listed in playlists. Join us on YouTube today, set a playlist running and get in the mood for your holiday, see some familiar places or learn some new tips. Find us here on YouTube  Can we encourage you to share this with fellow cruisers and subscribe. Big thanks from Doris!   These are...
Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites, Scroll down to find your favourite ship or cruise line'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. AIDA  AIDA CRUISES - UK Chat here AZAMARA CLUB CRUISE  AZAMARA...
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Carnival have ordered four Excellence Class ships, the first will be named Iona. However, we ask has one already arrived? The Helios Class at Aida has been floated out. The AidaNova. You might consider the Hyperion Class an equal class to the Royal Class, and if so, the Helios Class might give clues to the Excellence Class. The Helios offers...
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The IONA is the first in the Excellence class for P&O. (third in build)The initial sailings, prior to winter re-location have gone on sale. All will be on the same route as snagging and the watchful eye of technicians learn how this ship works.Click here to choose a date to see the new ship.  A first in class means the...
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Stuart St Paul at head office here at Doris Visits spent a life time jumping off things for a living, and he has had to jump off many ships. He now spends most of his time at sea talking about the many years of stunts, directing action and the movies he directed. Those who have met him on board...
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Corfu sits at bottom of the Adriatic just off Albania in the Ionian Sea, ideally placed to go north to Croatia and Venice or east to Greece and Turkey.  It is the first of many Greek islands and a gateway to the Greek Island cruises, certainly used by Marella's Discovery 2 ship that sails from there between June and October...
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Stand in Corfu, look our to sea and that Island you can see is Vido Island. It is a municipality of Greece in the Ionian sea between Corfu and Albania and is a pleasant 30 minute boat trip allowing you to take photographs of the cruise terminal from a sea perspective, and the Old Town of Corfu. The views...