video
Duquesa, Sabinillas, La Castillo on the Costa Del Sol All of these villages in the principality of Manilva were previously part of a huge Roman fishing Village, thought to have been called Saltum. The Castillo was there to protect the  18th-century village. Now the huge stretch of sandy beach has more value than the fishing, but, the fresh fish on...
video
Doris Visits Lisbon Lisbon is the richest region of Portugal by GDP per capita, and as such it is a busy commercial city. Trying to find a good map that is not designed to sell you something is not easy. The wealth of tourist leaflets may swamp you, so you are advised to visit with some research, a plan and...
video
B718 was the best Strictly Cruise ever! Dancing has always been huge on cruise ships, and Strictly Come Dancing is certainly huge. If you were there you can now show your friends what they missed, and if you were there here is the chance to see a glimpse and remember. Our main presenter Jean @DorisVisits started as a dancer and...
Aqaba, the gateway to Petra, Wadi Rum, the Dead Sea and so much more. I did not travel to Aqaba when some of the others were shooting a movie there, so I missed Petra and had to endure hearing about it over and over again. It was on my Bucket list and I did get to go there many years...
video
Corsica City Guide, Jean's film for Doris Visits We visited Corsica as an added bonus on our Mediterranean cruise. The winds were too strong for the ship and tenders to go in at Cannes, so to avoid wasting a day at sea the ship took us to the French island of Corsica. Arriving at 0930hrs and leaving at 1730hrs this...
video
Cartagena City Guide, Jean's video report for Doris Visits It is normal to arrive around 8am and re-board by 1630hrs from a ship. https://youtu.be/nPUPNxVMClo Cartagena is located in the Region of Murcia and is very often on a Mediterranean cruise. It is an important Naval Port as well as the gateway to Murcia. It has been inhabited for two millennium, and the town...
video
La Spezia Guide, video report by Jean for Doris Visits La Spezia is situated in Northern Italy between Genoa and Pisa. It is a commercial port with a modern terminal and one that is easy to explore from. It is straightforward to get the train to Pisa or Florence. Also, Cinque Terre is a very popular place to visit from...
video
Alicante a city and a port on the Cost Blanca The Mediterranean is a very popular cruise route and Alicante is almost always on it somewhere as the second stop after either Gibraltar or Lisbon. We arrived around 8am and had to re-board by 1630hrs, that is fairly standard. Alicante is what we call an easy port. There is enough to...
video
Pisa City Guide, from La Spezia. Jean's video report of the town for Doris Visits It is very easy to visit Pisa from the port of La Spezia as well as make it a weekend away with Florence. Find a hotel like the great one we found in Rome using our Hotel Ap. From La Spezia port you can either take...
video
Doris Visits Madeira with an overnight stay. After three days at sea which seemed to fly by, we arrived in Madeira, otherwise known as the Garden Island because of the wonderful display of sub-tropical plants and flowers. A few months before we arrived there was a terrible bush fire that destroyed homes and killed three people. The results were seen from the...
Fred Olsen Advert - Cruise Partner - you may click here or use the links direct to their site that we have found and listed where appropriate in the articles
SAGA Advertisement - You can go to the SAGA site via here - or use the links direct to their site that we have found and listed where appropriate in the articles
TRY OUR HOTEL BOOKING WIDGET AND SEE IF YOU CAN DO BETTER ANYWHERE ELSE. IF YOU CAN, TELL US
P&O Advert for Canary Islands - Cruise Partner - you may click here or use the links direct to their site that we have found and listed where appropriate in the articles
Great stories about Violet Beckett, a Bridget Jones like character. Romantic and occasionally funny. CHOICE of KINDLE or PAPERBACK or AUDIOBOOK
DON’T MISS OUT!
Sign up & don't miss out!
Competitions, offers, news and top tips for subscribers
we will not sell or share your information
Stay Updated
Join Doris Visits, you can unsubscribe anytime.