CRUISE & MARITIME Cruises

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Cruise and Maritime

The Statendam Class ship or S-Class are now smaller ships. She is 219 meters long and cruises at just 17 knots. A gentle ship, of a size much loved by adult cruisers. She holds 1,258 guests and 600 crew.

  1. Vasco da Gama (Ms Statendam) (1992)
  2. Ms Maasdam (1993)
  3. Pacific Aria (Ryndam) (1994)
  4. Ms Veendam (1996)

C&M VASO da GAMA new and refurbished smaller ship

The Pacific Eden has left P&O Australia for Cruise and Maritime.

MS BOREALIS – Fred Olsen

The MS Borealis is now a Fred Olsen ship, and the Olsen’s used

MS BOLETTE – New Fred Olsen ship

The new Fred Olsen flagship is named after Fred Olsen Jnrs great-great-Grandmother.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

CHAT SITE RULES – here on Doris Visits

Firstly welcome to the huge and ever-growing Doris Visits family of cruisers in around 40 chat sites and about 500 port guide films on our Doris Visits YouTube channel.We try to inform.

Marella Celebration – the ship

Built for Holland and America in 1984 it is the sister ship of

Dress Code & Cruising – live and let live (within the CONTRACTUAL rules)

Cruising is about dressing up for most people, but you can dress down

C&M Columbus

They say ships pass in the night, this is the seventh ships for C&M and it is not new.

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

MV Columbus ship tour

Take a look around the MV Columbus. Cruise and Maritime’s home port is Tilbury on the Thames east of London. They also sail from Liverpool, Newcastle and Bristol which is not often referred to as a cruise terminal but is a wonderful city. C&M have a straightforward, unpretentious style of cruising aboard their two modest ships. […]

Living permanently on a cruise ship

Say NO to the retirement home. There are people who live permanently

Lady gets £50,000 bill for airlift because of in-effective insurance. And renew your EHIcard if out of date.

Joyce Kettle, 74, a great grandmother

P&O DRESS CODE on board ship

The dress code does catch guests out.

P&O ship chat sites on Facebook

At Doris Visits chat sites we encourage everyone to share their positive cruise experiences

Marella Celebration – the ship

Built for Holland and America in 1984 it is the sister ship of

MARELLA INSURANCE DEAL

CRUISING insurance with TUI Marella.

Magellan sailing out of Port of Tyne, graceful ship

This is David’s films of Cruise and Maritimes modern, contemporary, spacious flagship MS Magellan shot from the customs house at South Shields.

MS Magellan, a small distinctive ship from Cruise and Maritime

The pleasantly called Holiday-Class cruise ship, MS Magellan was built in 1985 and known as the Holiday, then the Grand Holliday.

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

MS BOREALIS – Fred Olsen

The MS Borealis is now a Fred Olsen ship, and the Olsen’s used

MS BOLETTE – New Fred Olsen ship

The new Fred Olsen flagship is named after Fred Olsen Jnrs great-great-Grandmother.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

CHAT SITE RULES – here on Doris Visits

Firstly welcome to the huge and ever-growing Doris Visits family of cruisers in around 40 chat sites and about 500 port guide films on our Doris Visits YouTube channel.We try to inform.

Marella Celebration – the ship

Built for Holland and America in 1984 it is the sister ship of

Dress Code & Cruising – live and let live (within the CONTRACTUAL rules)

Cruising is about dressing up for most people, but you can dress down

Marco Polo

Built and run as the Aleksandr Pushkin from 1965 by the Baltic Shipping Company, the Marco Polo

Marco Polo, the exterior as Cruise and Maritime’s ship sails into the Tyne

A great view of this adults only ship, the Marco Polo sailing

Braemar in Eidfjord

Wild life videographer Paul Dining from Cornwall was in the Fjords on the Braemar,

SAGA’s new ships will be all-inclusive. Discovery was named in Dover

Saga Cruises’ first new boutique small ship, has been named in Dover.

Oceania Sirena – Small Ship Luxury

There are many who bemoan the passing of the Adonia from the P&O fleet, but, the ship is still around. Many small ships are still around with that old fashioned class and style that cruising is known for. In fact, the Adonia is a R-Class ship, or Renaissance Class ship that is now called the […]

SEVEN SEAS SPLENDOR – arrives first quarter 2020

The naming completion is over,

VIKING STAR – Viking Ocean’s new, state of the art small ship experience.

Whilst they may be a touch more expensive than some of the older ships, if you want a brand new state of the art small ship experience it is certainly available.

VIKING SUN – passenger area tour

The Viking Sun sailed a world cruise of 141 days as Viking Ocean’s first ever world cruise. The 745 feet long, officially classified ‘small cruise ship class’ holds just 930 guests in very well appointed elegant rooms. Take a look, the robot narates. VIKING OCEAN community & chat on Facebook – for these special state […]

Seven Seas Voyager – luxury cruising, only suites and they all have balconies.

Space and independence are two of the many special qualities on offer with Regent Seven Seas all inclusive luxury cruising. Take a look inside the Seven Seas Voyager which is based out of Miami, a ship that only has suites and they all have balconies.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Qk4PTickL0 On just 12 decks with only 706 guests this […]

Oceania Sirena – Small Ship Luxury

There are many who bemoan the passing of the Adonia from the P&O fleet, but, the ship is still around. Many small ships are still around with that old fashioned class and style that cruising is known for. In fact, the Adonia is a R-Class ship, or Renaissance Class ship that is now called the […]

CMV ASTOR

A country house at sea refurbished in 2010.

VIKING SUN – passenger area tour

The Viking Sun sailed a world cruise of 141 days as Viking Ocean’s first ever world cruise. The 745 feet long, officially classified ‘small cruise ship class’ holds just 930 guests in very well appointed elegant rooms. Take a look, the robot narates. VIKING OCEAN community & chat on Facebook – for these special state […]

MARELLA INSURANCE DEAL

CRUISING insurance with TUI Marella.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

CHAT SITE RULES – here on Doris Visits

Firstly welcome to the huge and ever-growing Doris Visits family of cruisers in around 40 chat sites and about 500 port guide films on our Doris Visits YouTube channel.We try to inform.

Getting VISA’s without being ripped off

Visas and passports can be a minefield. There are so many companies out there just trying to take your money. 

P&O DRESS CODE on board ship

The dress code does catch guests out.

Doris Visits, the Cruise and Travel show is on-line

Watch Doris Visits is free on YouTube, or there is one in Olympia that is not free.

Klaipeda, on Baltic Cruise

Pronounced Clay-peda, Klaipeda is an unusually ice free port situated at the edge of the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon in Lithuania. Baltic tribes have inhabited the area since the 7th century which more recently has been controlled by successive German states until the 1919 Treaty of Versailles. In 1923 the Klaipėda Revolt saw it added […]

Copenhagen Hop On + Off Bus Tour

The bus does get you to places you won’t see walking.

Kadriorg Palace and Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

Kadriorg Palace looks like many of the opulent Russian Palaces around St Petersburg, and that is because it was built for Catherine I of Russia by Peter the Great in Tallinn, Estonia.

Copenhagen, Little Mermaid statue, where is it hiding?

A statue you might miss off your list, Hans Christian Andersen’s Little Mermaid, is far from Disney’s image and there is a copy much nearer as we show at the end of our Hans Christian Andersen film.

CHAT SITE RULES – here on Doris Visits

Firstly welcome to the huge and ever-growing Doris Visits family of cruisers in around 40 chat sites and about 500 port guide films on our Doris Visits YouTube channel.We try to inform.

SAGA’s new ships will be all-inclusive. Discovery was named in Dover

Saga Cruises’ first new boutique small ship, has been named in Dover.

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to name Saga’s new cruise ship Spirit of Discovery this week

These 999 passenger ships have proved so popular

Cruise Ship Kitchen – What is inside – Filmed Galley Tour

Have you ever wondered how the food is planned and where it is made on a cruise ship. Jean went behind those huge silver revolving doors for Doris Visits,

VIKING STAR – Viking Ocean’s new, state of the art small ship experience.

Whilst they may be a touch more expensive than some of the older ships, if you want a brand new state of the art small ship experience it is certainly available.

VIKING SUN – passenger area tour

The Viking Sun sailed a world cruise of 141 days as Viking Ocean’s first ever world cruise. The 745 feet long, officially classified ‘small cruise ship class’ holds just 930 guests in very well appointed elegant rooms. Take a look, the robot narates. VIKING OCEAN community & chat on Facebook – for these special state […]