Doris Visits information site for cruisers lists around 1,000 ports with notes, films, and tours. Also listing over 450 ships; ocean, exploration, clipper, and river, all with global finders, links, information, and films.
Doris Visits lists every popular cruise port, most with maps, tours, weather, and many with our own filmed destination guides – we walk off the ship, into a port, and film what is there. I guess that makes us old YouTubers! Come over and join us – we have tried to explain and show the CRUISE ROUTES as playlists of ports. It might be the easiest way to get a handle on cruising.
Why Doris? It was a character Jean played in a TV show and we started the port guides as a little spin-off. It took over. I mean, rode into town and said this is it.
Who is Jean? Jean is a West End and Broadway actress who now has her own one woman show called Royal Mistresses, which she performs at guilds and on ships. Hence, she cruises – a bit. She now presents TV and is known by many cruisers for her Doris Visits port guides.
Who is Stuart? He had had to learn to point a camera (at Jean) and when on ship, writes cruise crime novels, that all come out of his crazy ‘what if?’ head. He was a radio DJ, a stuntman and went on to be a movie director before writing novels.
Who is their son? Luke Aikman was the young Colin Firth in Fever Pitch and appeared in Freight. He is now a producer and business entrepreneur and has given us two grandchildren (well, we borrow them)
Who is their daughter? Laura Aikman is known for being the girlfriend in the Christmas Gavin and Stacey, and Dyan Cannon in Archie. Some grew up with her Saturday show, Mysti. She has been an editor on the first of the CSCI books.
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