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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question June 22nd, 2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,187
Posted By Donder1
[quote=gammy3gks;46860002]Has door decorating...

[quote=gammy3gks;46860002]Has door decorating become more popular on cruise ships? Have you done it and/or been in a contest? It seems to me that wall decorating is more prevalent on today's cruise...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 16th, 2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Donder1
Just call your doc and they can likely prescribe...

Just call your doc and they can likely prescribe an anti nausea med if Bonine, etc doesn't prevent it in the first place/ Also, green apple, plain crackers, ginger ale are good to try as nausea sets...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 10th, 2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Donder1
You missed the boat in 1915:D. I recommend that...

You missed the boat in 1915:D. I recommend that you check the web sites of the cruise lines you'd like to use. We did a TA on the Royal Princess that was just perfect. We went east to west in the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 8th, 2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Donder1
Discover Scotland is a wonderful company. We...

Discover Scotland is a wonderful company. We enjoyed our tour with them.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 13th, 2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By Donder1
On our TA in September, I read Louise Penny...

On our TA in September, I read Louise Penny Armand Garmache Series. read them in order. Could not say enough about how interesting her characters are. Believe me, you will love her books.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,468
Posted By Donder1
While not cruise mysteries, I have found the...

While not cruise mysteries, I have found the books of Louise Penny (Armand Garache Series) absolutely hard to put down. Start with #1. Well written mysteries set in Quebec.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 25th, 2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,310
Posted By Donder1
Lots of good tips here. My rule of thumb is to...

Lots of good tips here. My rule of thumb is to ask myself three questions first:
1. Do I really want this item?
2. Would anyone else want this as a gift?
3. How much am I willing to pay?
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 24th, 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Donder1
Perhaps whoever monitors this site could move...

Perhaps whoever monitors this site could move this to Ports. Thanks!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 24th, 2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Donder1
This is my hometown and I am often down in the...

This is my hometown and I am often down in the Old Port when the ships come in. That's where I walk my Great Dane.
Here are the highlights IMO:

Portland?
Walk and shop and eat in the Old Port....
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 21st, 2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,432
Posted By Donder1
Cross trainers for walking/hiking ...

Cross trainers for walking/hiking

Birkenstocks (1 pair)

One dressy pair of comfortable sandals, no more heels for me on a cruise.

Oh, an a pair of slippers for the cabin,( the small, easily...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 12th, 2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,649
Posted By Donder1
We have always booked balconies and, in...

We have always booked balconies and, in particular, the aft corner balcony if we can get it. I love to have coffee out there in the morning, read in solitude, enjoy a glass of wine in the evening and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 12th, 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Donder1
I would ask this question at an official Passport...

I would ask this question at an official Passport Office.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 5th, 2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,762
Posted By Donder1
We always book our own flights. And, we find it...

We always book our own flights. And, we find it less expensive, too.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 2nd, 2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By Donder1
Agree!

Agree!
Forum: British Isles/Western Europe July 31st, 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,897
Posted By Donder1
Which ship(s) stop in the Shetlands?

Which ship(s) stop in the Shetlands?
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 27th, 2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,322
Posted By Donder1
I am in great sympathy for the pain and suffering...

I am in great sympathy for the pain and suffering of this family and their son. But, honestly, the last thing from my mind would be the cruise cost if this happened to our child. NCL followed their...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 22nd, 2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,123
Posted By Donder1
Did you see the duck tape flip flops on "Orange...

Did you see the duck tape flip flops on "Orange is the New Black"? Another idea for the crafty sailor!:D

I brought it once as a result of the CC Forum comments. Never used it. And, like others...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 16th, 2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By Donder1
We go directly to the cabin, say hello and make...

We go directly to the cabin, say hello and make introductions to our room steward and politely ask for any special requests like ice, wine glasses, throw for the balcony, etc.
(We really make a...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 16th, 2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,689
Posted By Donder1
I get mine on QVC and Bed Bath and Beyond. And,...

I get mine on QVC and Bed Bath and Beyond. And, no, I don't think you can tell that they aren't real unless you really look down into it.

Anyway, they make a great addition to the balcony or...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 15th, 2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,689
Posted By Donder1
Me, too. Upon arrival in the cabin, however, I...

Me, too. Upon arrival in the cabin, however, I make a point of showing the steward the battery operated candle so he doesn't panic and think it is a real, open flame candle.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 10th, 2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,118
Posted By Donder1
Winging it in the Caribbean is fine, particularly...

Winging it in the Caribbean is fine, particularly if this is a return visit. Europe is another story. You might not find much right at the port as many are industrial and away from the cities and...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 10th, 2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,602
Posted By Donder1
I would never do this. I fly too often and have...

I would never do this. I fly too often and have sat in airports all over the country due to mechanical delays and weather. Why put yourself through the aggravation?
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 6th, 2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,418
Posted By Donder1
Even with all these sharing tips, I wouldn't do...

Even with all these sharing tips, I wouldn't do it! Not my idea of a lovely cruise. Good Luck!
Forum: West Coast Departures July 1st, 2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,069
Posted By Donder1
We stayed at the Hilton on Fisherman's Wharf. 10...

We stayed at the Hilton on Fisherman's Wharf. 10 min easy walk to dock
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question July 1st, 2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,917
Posted By Donder1
My dog provides emotional support to me. He is a...

My dog provides emotional support to me. He is a rescued dog but, he really rescued me.

He is a working dog and extremely well behaved. As a matter of fact, as a Therapy Dog (Therapy Dogs, Inc.) ...
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