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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 is now on the Ventura on the...
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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Serenade of the Seas is not a big ship by any means, only holding about 2500 guests, but she looks mighty berth here. Maybe it is that little edge that makes you stand out, pushing your nose slightly in front. It is like watching a great show on board and one of the dancers just shines, just steps in front...
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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...
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There are different grades of crew room, but most are pretty basic, and below heads of department and officers you will probably have to share. They are are lower in the ship, nearer or near to engines or generators, and also loading areas where day and night trucks move food, toiletries and essential supplies from store to floors that...
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Many of you have been asking about the crew areas and how a ship works, so we have found a couple of guest presenters to work with us to take you down below decks. Michelle Tim is going to be come a familiar name. Here she takes you down to the main corridor, very similar on may ships. Here...
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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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There are likely to be six or so ships at the popular port in Tallinn, it is a fantastic busy port! Tallinn is a gem of the Baltics; the Russians built summer homes there. TALLINN GOOGLE MAP  TALLINN TOURIST MAP Tallinn was definitely part of the Hanseatic league, Tallinn has been a working port for ages. The fort or walled city...
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Tallinn is one of the most beautiful cities when the sun is out, alfresco drinking and dining everywhere with much to see. Olde Hansa is a 15th century merchants house at the back of Town Hall Square which has staff in medieval dress for that authentic look. Olde Hansa is old German for old tribe. One of the three...