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 !!!

 

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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?

Yes it feels like Christmas – other fun

Christmas Tree pressy idea – 6 Cozy cruise mystery thrillers for price of 2 Box Set

Our Christmas special to our cruisers – all 6 novels in a Kindle Box set at a deal price.

Looking back at 2021; I cheated death, had major brain surgery, didn’t cruise. I end with a simple message.

Time to look back at the year almost gone. An odd one for me as I nearly died in 2021.

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

OK, so Christmas tradition is a sleigh ride,

Legendary Woolworth Christmas adverts – Stuart was the father

Stuart St Paul started as a radio DJ and joined Radio 1 in 1973

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

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