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Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 16th, 2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,139
Posted By dot73
LOL. No, there were other disappointments such...

LOL. No, there were other disappointments such as horrible food in the Windjammer, men and women being allowed into dining room on formal nights wearing shorts and flip-flops, $8 for a bottle of...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 16th, 2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,139
Posted By dot73
Just got off the Splendour in Venice on Saturday....

Just got off the Splendour in Venice on Saturday. This was my first RCL (and probably last) cruise. As a HAL/Princess cruiser, I was shocked that there was no shampoo, conditioner, lotion or robe...
Forum: Holland America Line June 15th, 2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,295
Posted By dot73
I love both HAL and Princess. I usually choose...

I love both HAL and Princess. I usually choose between one or the other based on itinerary and/or price. I just came back from an RCI cruise, the Splendour, which I chose because of the itinerary. ...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports June 15th, 2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By dot73
I just got back from a cruise which included...

I just got back from a cruise which included Dubrovnik. I walked the wall at about 3:00 p.m. It was a very hot day and at the end of a walking tour but I managed the walk in about 1.5 hours. At...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International June 15th, 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By dot73
I just came back from a btb cruise on the...

I just came back from a btb cruise on the Splendour. Despite her age (18), she is a beautiful ship and very well maintained. The only negative thing I can say is that the food was not as good as...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International May 2nd, 2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By dot73
New to RCI

I am a seasoned cruiser but will be taking my very first 14-day RCI cruise on the Splendour later this month. I chose these two 7-day btb cruises because of a fantastic itinerary and great reviews. I...
Forum: Holland America Line April 4th, 2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,252
Posted By dot73
I am looking at the Equinox on January 12. A bit...

I am looking at the Equinox on January 12. A bit steep for a single but I've heard nothing but great things about the ship.
Unfortunately, there are very few "real" 14-day cruises out there. Most...
Forum: Holland America Line April 4th, 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,252
Posted By dot73
I am now totally annoyed with HAL after booking...

I am now totally annoyed with HAL after booking two cruises in a row and finding out later from CC that large groups were also booked on the same cruise. Of course, the TA or HAL will not tell you...
Forum: Holland America Line April 4th, 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,034
Posted By dot73
HAL was my cruise line of choice for many years. ...

HAL was my cruise line of choice for many years. However, I have had to cancel two HAL cruises in a row and switch to another cruiseline because I found out that large groups were going to be on...
Forum: Holland America Line April 2nd, 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,754
Posted By dot73
I am booked on this cruise and will probably...

I am booked on this cruise and will probably cancel it. A group of 650 people will basically take over a ship that only holds 2,100 passengers. I love HAL but they are having more and more large...
Forum: Italy Ports January 2nd, 2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By dot73
I just booked a full-day tour to the Dolomites...

I just booked a full-day tour to the Dolomites from Venice for May 2014. You can find the tour at...
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions September 12th, 2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,865
Posted By dot73
I'm at Dixie and Rathburn, also south of the 401....

I'm at Dixie and Rathburn, also south of the 401. I haven't handled the Panasonic yet but I have the Canon SX20 and I'm now used to this size. I like the Canon but never have been impressed with...
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions September 12th, 2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,865
Posted By dot73
Thank you for the link. The offer a more...

Thank you for the link. The offer a more simplied comparison for technically-challenged people like me than other comparison sites. I compared the Canon SX50 to the Panasonic FX200 and the...
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions September 12th, 2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 59,865
Posted By dot73
There are a lot of fans here of the FX200 and the...

There are a lot of fans here of the FX200 and the pictures do not lie - it is a nice camera. However, I am looking for a longer zoom and I think the FX70 might do the trick. I don't want to carry...
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions September 9th, 2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,836
Posted By dot73
Panasonic dmc-fz70 16mp cmos 60x wide angle 3"

Has anyone purchased or looked at this new camera? I would love to hear your opinions. I would use this camera mostly for outdoor shooting. The zoom sounds almost too good to be true. I currently...
Forum: Holland America Line February 12th, 2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,709
Posted By dot73
I'm at home sick so I've been reading the long...

I'm at home sick so I've been reading the long thread on the Triumph problem on the Carnival board. There have been a lot of arguments about why Carnival chose to get towed to Mobile instead of...
Forum: Holland America Line February 10th, 2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 5,628
Posted By dot73
I took my mom to the Toronto airport this morning...

I took my mom to the Toronto airport this morning for her trip to Orlando. It was a total zoo. The US customs area was so full that they had an overflow lounge set up for people waiting to go...
Forum: Holland America Line February 10th, 2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,906
Posted By dot73
Here is another link from a British newspaper. ...

Here is another link from a British newspaper. ...
Forum: Holland America Line January 20th, 2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,188
Posted By dot73
Joanie, what are you going to do when HAL...

Joanie, what are you going to do when HAL eventually bans smoking on balconies and staterooms? You know that HAL will eventually follow Princess' no smoking in staterooms and balconies policy. As...
Forum: Holland America Line January 20th, 2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 5,495
Posted By dot73
I was about to post the same thing. I guess...

I was about to post the same thing. I guess corporate taxes are a lot lower than in Bermuda than in England. $$$ before national pride, I guess.
Forum: Holland America Line January 20th, 2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 5,495
Posted By dot73
The computer doesn't quite catch the loudness and...

The computer doesn't quite catch the loudness and deepness of those toots. The horn kept going even after she cleared the channel.
Forum: Holland America Line January 20th, 2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 5,495
Posted By dot73
Exactly two weeks ago, I was standing at the rail...

Exactly two weeks ago, I was standing at the rail of the Emerald Princess waiting for our sailaway. The Westerdam was sailing out before us and I turned to the people on both sides of me and told...
Forum: Holland America Line January 3rd, 2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,155
Posted By dot73
I saw my doctor yesterday and asked him about the...

I saw my doctor yesterday and asked him about the noro and how to avoid it as on Sunday I am sailing on a ship that has had a noro outbreak on this current sailing. He thinks that one of the reasons...
Forum: Holland America Line December 30th, 2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,160
Posted By dot73
I love to watch the crew interact with little...

I love to watch the crew interact with little ones. They obviously miss their own kids so much. Your son will be treated like a little prince by HAL crew.
Forum: Holland America Line December 30th, 2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,912
Posted By dot73
I am sailing on the Emerald Princess next Sunday...

I am sailing on the Emerald Princess next Sunday and I hope we are in front of right in the back of the Westy so that I can experience those fabulous toots in reality. I am seriously considering...
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