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Rome is a great weekend away or a wonderfully busy day from a cruise ship stopping at Civitavecchia. The train in is quite easy but we cannot stress enough two things, one, you MUST VALIDATE your purchased train ticket before getting on the train. Secondly, give yourself time to get back. I guess there is a third tip which...
We hope you find this interesting and it helps. Check to see if we have a current Doris Visits discount code from Marella - occasionally we get an exclusive code, but we always know about them early. CODE CLICK ON THE CRUISE NAME TO GO TO THE TUI / MARELLA PAGE ON THEIR WEB SITE TO CHECK FULL DETAILS, PRICE & AVAILABILITY GREEK...
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https://vimeo.com/225340570 Is this the look of Richard Branson VIRGIN VOYAGES new ship? The base, or keel has been laid in dry dock and they have started work, so they know what it will look like. They have even welded newly minted coins into the keel for good luck. It will be made in sections, around 400 to be precise, and...
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Cruise ship Viking Sea was the first post Irma commercial cruise to call in St Maarten and the island finds place for two cruise ships on Christmas day! Congratulations to all concerned for the hard work on the many islands that were affected. St Kitts is open and we have just come back, see the two films. Grenada is open, was...
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This is a floating city. A ship with a park, a zip line, a ten story waterfall and 20 restaurants. She first went afloat in June 2017, but goes into service this year from its home port of Miami, the Royal Caribbean MS Symphony of the Seas is the biggest cruise ship ever with 2,100 crew members. That is more crew...
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Crete has a good public bus service. The PORT bus stop is about 50 meters from where you dock, the fare is about 3.40 Euros return and takes ten minutes to Chania. The buses are frequent, and can be one every five minutes. Chania bus service can be researched here but there is no need, it is in the port,...
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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...
The great team at P&O have been on to us at Doris Visits and offered us a deal to share. Book this weekend and there is a special deal on cruise B913 Click the picture or cruise number to go to the special deal link. We have done this cruise and it is a favourite. The Fjords genuinely are a wonder...
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Rome - Angels and Demons is a great way to see Rome, having first refreshed your memory by watching the Ron Howard film of the Dan Brown book before you go. Sadly Tom Hanks will not be running around for you but the guide will bring the book and film to life. And please, do not confuse this with...
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Lanzarote is another volcanic island with the darker black, red and white sand beaches and the moonscape parks that you can tour or drive through. The landscape is best seen from the Fire Mountain in the Timanfaya National Park which is famous for the fantastical shapes created by solidified volcanic lava. These have steaming hot natural holes or wells....