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Forum: Northern Europe & Baltics April 14th, 2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,175
Posted By Donder1
The ones on Princess were lovely and authentic...

The ones on Princess were lovely and authentic and were very pricey. well over 100.00

Just do your homework before you go and you'll be fine.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 11th, 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,661
Posted By Donder1
No, not at all! Please reread my post. You...

No, not at all! Please reread my post.

You missed my point entirely.

What I am trying to convey is that all this business about extra gifts, extra tipping, extra cash, etc. is, IMO, sort of...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 11th, 2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,661
Posted By Donder1
Can't believe I am jumping into this... but here...

Can't believe I am jumping into this... but here goes.

We always keep the auto tip on, tip porters and room service staff and tour guides.

We are friendly, respectful and polite to all of the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 10th, 2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Donder1
Mainer here, Canada starts to change a bit...

Mainer here, Canada starts to change a bit earlier than Maine. 2nd week in October is your best bet for a cruise. This is generally peak season in Maine.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 7th, 2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,190
Posted By Donder1
If you are going in July/August, be aware that...

If you are going in July/August, be aware that the heat can be unbearable. if you want to race around, this is doable. We are in good shape and I would not do it. Also, if you are going to Istanbul,...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 6th, 2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,078
Posted By Donder1
Please don't!

Please don't!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 29th, 2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By Donder1
Put them on at the hotel before you board the...

Put them on at the hotel before you board the ship. The hotel will let you use a stapler.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 24th, 2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,805
Posted By Donder1
Seriously, my bet is that they don't like them. ...

Seriously, my bet is that they don't like them. No wheels???
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 24th, 2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 33,179
Posted By Donder1
I know this sounds funny but when folks crowd the...

I know this sounds funny but when folks crowd the elevator, I am always afraid someone will step on my toes. When one is wearing sandals, well, it really hurts. :(
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 22nd, 2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,842
Posted By Donder1
We take our lobsters seriously here in Maine. ;)

We take our lobsters seriously here in Maine. ;)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 22nd, 2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,842
Posted By Donder1
Another Mainer here. Come to Maine for the real...

Another Mainer here. Come to Maine for the real thing.... it's fresh and relatively inexpensive. Our supermarket will steam it and we can pick it up at a deginated time and then come right home and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 19th, 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By Donder1
We have been to Europe on both Princess and HAL....

We have been to Europe on both Princess and HAL. Loved them both. HAL is not for the older crowd. Just more refined. Both have great food. I'd give the nod to HAL for excursions and cabins. ...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 17th, 2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By Donder1
Second week in October might be your best bet. ...

Second week in October might be your best bet. After Columbus Day, many towns roll up the sidewalk:(
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 13th, 2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Donder1
Peak foliage in Portland Maine and surrounding...

Peak foliage in Portland Maine and surrounding towns is usually the second week in October. And, don't miss Portland.;)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 7th, 2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,195
Posted By Donder1
We had a balcony and loved being out there...

We had a balcony and loved being out there cruising Tracey Fjord. That said, I wore mittens,hat, scarf and jacket. It was cold!!! We were there on the last Grand Princess cruise for the season.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question March 6th, 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,195
Posted By Donder1
You will be fine on either side. We were on the...

You will be fine on either side. We were on the Starboard side of the Grand. Remember, it is a long way down the strait and then the ship turns around.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 24th, 2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,651
Posted By Donder1
B.....binoculars

B.....binoculars
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 22nd, 2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Donder1
If you get sick easily, I would NOT book an...

If you get sick easily, I would NOT book an interior.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 21st, 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,335
Posted By Donder1
This is one of those items that some folks can't...

This is one of those items that some folks can't seem to cruise without.
Cruising with just the two of us, I'd never use it. We pack light and this is one item not going on the cruise with us.;)
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 15th, 2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,234
Posted By Donder1
I put mine in the pill cases. I can get a reprint...

I put mine in the pill cases. I can get a reprint from my pharmacy or on line from my patient portal. All of my docs are connected in the portal called "My Chart" and all of my current meds are...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 13th, 2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Donder1
In Curacao, go over the bridge and bear left. ...

In Curacao, go over the bridge and bear left. Stroll down to the water(docks) where you will find small boats (called floating market) that come over from Venezula each day and sell their wares. Go...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 3rd, 2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By Donder1
Well, I'd say, "hi my name is Maggie and this is...

Well, I'd say, "hi my name is Maggie and this is my wife Cheryl". I might mention our daughter. Likely, I'd ask you your names and where you are from. BUT......given your comment above..."The "In...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 3rd, 2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,944
Posted By Donder1
Wink Princess allows one bootle of wine per person to...

Princess allows one bootle of wine per person to be brought on the ship. You can bring more but will incur an extra charge.
We like to drink wine at sunset on the balcony.
That said, the room...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 3rd, 2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By Donder1
Yes, they are friendly, as are HAL and RCCL. My...

Yes, they are friendly, as are HAL and RCCL. My wife and I walk hand in hand and dance in the clubs. We sometimes attend Friends of Dorothy and other GLBT gatherings. Lots of out gays and lesbians...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 25th, 2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,038
Posted By Donder1
These are all cute ideas. For us, however, we are...

These are all cute ideas. For us, however, we are at the point where we don't need another magnet, mug, deck of cards, tea towels, well, you get the picture.

So, rather than buying a lot of...
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