Christmas starts with Strictly then we have the fireworks of Diwali and Guy Fawkes.  Getting dark early and falling leaves herald a coming festive season. The Christmas Market Cruises tend to start in the second week of December – ships are dressed by then and the chat groups become full of pictures.

All at Doris Visits wish you Seasons Greetings !!!

SHIPS DECORATED FOR CHRISTMAS – WHAT IS IT LIKE ONBOARD ?

Aurora all dressed up for Christmas

The Aurora is one of the most beautiful ships at sea without Christmas decorations,

Ventura goes Christmas Cruising – new xmas video

David Taylor has been on the Ventura pre-Christmas

Queen Victoria decked out with holly for Christmas

Having just returned from the Caribbean pre-Christmas

WHAT GREAT CHRISTMAS MARKETS DO OCEAN SHIPS GET TO?

See Christmas decorations in the Caribbean !

Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali or

Amsterdam Evening Boat Trip with Light Show

The light show is a collection of art installations.

Copenhagen Christmas Market

Copenhagen is the land of fairy tales.

Oslo Christmas Market

Oslo is a beautiful city, and they are likely to have snow

Southbank London’s Tameside Christmas market

Christmas Market trail could start at Southbank

Bath, Christmas lights in the Roman City

This is a market that could be a weekend treat. The award-winning Bath Christmas Market

Hamburg Christmas Market – can I travel? Is it on?

As cruisers, we might all agree that it’s safer to go on a cruise ship at the moment than on any form of public transport

Yes it feels like Christmas – other fun

Toboggan or Sled or Sleigh Ride? A ride with no snow in Funchal, Madeira

OK, so Christmas tradition is a sleigh ride,

What was Christmas like in 1980? – the great Woolworth christmas adverts

What was Christmas like in 1980? This might put a smile on your face

Tate Modern Christmas market – has been cancelled this year

The commercial battle on the Southbank that gave us the slightly quirky and different

Kew Gardens – a Christmas Experience crafted in lights from Nov 22nd

Out on top of the Christmas experiences we visited

London Oxford Street Christmas Lights switch on today

We may be in the middle of the Caribbean ocean when

Best Christmas Markets in the World

Christmas markets are everywhere.

St Kitts Dec 2017, Caribbean. Brimstone Hill Fortress. Jean’s video report...

St Kitts is a very pleasant town to walk around and an easy town in which to take a local bus. We went to...

Bruges Canal Boat Tour – Baltic Cruise

One of the best ways to see Bruges is on a simple and very cheap Canal Boat tour because it cuts through this UNESCO World...

TALLINN – walk the old town, and views from St Olafs

There are likely to be six or so ships at the popular port in Tallinn, it is a fantastic busy port! Tallinn is a...