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Forum: East Coast Departures August 21st, 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Andee
We've stayed at both hotels. I prefer the...

We've stayed at both hotels. I prefer the Doubletree because it's a 2 room suite with a separate living room, rather than just a hotel room.
We prefer to stay in/near Times Square because we go to...
Forum: East Coast Departures August 18th, 2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 706
Posted By Andee
I believe that the OP's cruise was last month.

I believe that the OP's cruise was last month.
Forum: East Coast Departures August 12th, 2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Andee
simplelife, JFK is not the cheapest; the...

simplelife, JFK is not the cheapest; the subway/AirTrain combo costs $7.75 per person; the LIRR is even more. From Manhattan to LGA, the subway/Q70 bus costs $2.75 per person.
I'd pick whichever...
Forum: East Coast Departures August 11th, 2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By Andee
If you fly into LGA or JFK, another option is to...

If you fly into LGA or JFK, another option is to stay in Long Island City, Queens. It is a very short subway ride from Manhattan.
There are suite hotels such as Country Inn & Suites or Home2Suites...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty August 5th, 2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By Andee
If there is bruising, rather than just scabs, I...

If there is bruising, rather than just scabs, I have found Arnica Gel ($10 at Walgreens) to be a miracle worker.
I fell skiing and developed a very dark purple bruise from knee to ankle and all...
Forum: East Coast Departures August 4th, 2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Andee
If you are leaving from the Manhattan cruise...

If you are leaving from the Manhattan cruise terminal, the flat taxi fare from JFK is $52.80; with tip and tolls, plan for ~$65-70.
If you are leaving from Brooklyn, a taxi will be on the meter, so...
Forum: East Coast Departures July 20th, 2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By Andee
The excellent tour of the NY Public Library is...

The excellent tour of the NY Public Library is free.
Some museums allow you to "pay-what-you-wish", although I encourage you to pay as close to their regular admission price as possible.
The Staten...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty July 15th, 2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 806
Posted By Andee
I wear khakis, shoes & sox (get too cold on...

I wear khakis, shoes & sox (get too cold on planes to wear sandals, so I carry them in my bag), short sleeved shirt with a cardigan over it. When we get to the warm weather airport, go to the...
Forum: East Coast Departures July 13th, 2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By Andee
Might he like the Intrepid?

Might he like the Intrepid?
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty July 11th, 2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,194
Posted By Andee
I routinely wear pants several times between...

I routinely wear pants several times between washings and they don't "feel awful" or "saggy and rumpled". I check them carefully before I put them back in the closet.
Although I love white in the...
Forum: East Coast Departures July 7th, 2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,561
Posted By Andee
Check flights from your home airport to Newark...

Check flights from your home airport to Newark (EWR), LaGuardia (LGA) and Kennedy (JFK). I'd pick whichever airport had the cheapest non-stop flights.
If you fly into LGA or JFK, you could stay in...
Forum: East Coast Departures June 29th, 2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By Andee
With bikes, you are only allowed to go on the...

With bikes, you are only allowed to go on the main roads, so will miss much of what there is to see in CP. Walking is better.
Forum: East Coast Departures June 17th, 2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By Andee
Which port? Manhattan, Bayonne, or Red Hook?

Which port? Manhattan, Bayonne, or Red Hook?
Forum: East Coast Departures May 28th, 2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Andee
Google "Manhattan Cruise Terminal"; use the...

Google "Manhattan Cruise Terminal"; use the search nearby feature.
Forum: East Coast Departures May 5th, 2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By Andee
We like No Name. Haven't been there in a while,...

We like No Name.
Haven't been there in a while, but it used to be BYOB.
Forum: Oceania Cruises April 26th, 2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Andee
I agree that, although hurricane season...

I agree that, although hurricane season technically lasts through November, it is not generally a problem in November.
DH gets seasick, but had no problems on this cruise.
We had enough rain in...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty April 25th, 2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,829
Posted By Andee
I still wear a slip under an unlined skirt for...

I still wear a slip under an unlined skirt for business or going out--but wouldn't wear one under a sundress; I think it would be hot, not in a good way.
It wouldn't bother me if people could tell...
Forum: Oceania Cruises April 25th, 2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Andee
We wee on an Oceania cruise in November, 2014...

We wee on an Oceania cruise in November, 2014 that visited many of those ports.
I like to research a port and find our own ways to explore.
Sometimes a self-guided historical walking tour that...
Forum: East Coast Departures April 24th, 2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By Andee
That's a really low hotel budget for NYC. Taxes...

That's a really low hotel budget for NYC. Taxes will add ~15%.
You may need to consider staying in NJ, near a PATH station so you can get into NYC easily.
Another option is to bid on...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty April 22nd, 2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By Andee
While I enjoy noticing what people wear, I can't...

While I enjoy noticing what people wear, I can't imagine caring what anyone else wears.
Forum: East Coast Departures April 18th, 2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By Andee
Store your luggage at Schwartz. Pick out the...

Store your luggage at Schwartz.
Pick out the things you want to see/do and use www.hopstop.com to plot routes on the subway.
Forum: East Coast Departures April 6th, 2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Andee
Define what "isn't overly expensive" means to...

Define what "isn't overly expensive" means to you.
It may be a challenge to find someplace that can accommodate all of you in one room.
The Travel Inn and the Skyline have inexpensive parking....
Forum: East Coast Departures March 27th, 2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Andee
How much do you want to spend and what types of...

How much do you want to spend and what types of food do you like?
9th Ave in the 40s has lots of ethnic restaurants.
46th St between 8th & 9th is called Restaurant Row.
We've had several good...
Forum: East Coast Departures March 23rd, 2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Andee
Cabs between JFK and Manhattan (in either...

Cabs between JFK and Manhattan (in either direction) are $52.50 set fare plus tip & tolls, for a total of ~$70.
Forum: East Coast Departures March 22nd, 2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 605
Posted By Andee
You can plot a route on www.hopstop.com, even...

You can plot a route on www.hopstop.com, even being specific re: time of day and day of week. Consider how far in advance you need to be back at the airport for your next flight.
The 9/11 Memorial...
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