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Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 4th, 2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,395
Posted By Donder1
Binoculars!

Binoculars!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question February 4th, 2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,474
Posted By Donder1
I enjoy trying new food and enjoying a dessert...

I enjoy trying new food and enjoying a dessert once in a while while cruising. We walk a lot so I don't gain.

I have struggled with weight issues and worked hard to think about what food means to...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 25th, 2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,086
Posted By Donder1
In a word: DON'T

In a word: DON'T
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 8th, 2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By Donder1
.Yuck, naked and no towel! Please, at least sit...

.Yuck, naked and no towel! Please, at least sit on a towel :eek:
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question January 8th, 2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By Donder1
Unhappy Oh no! Not another tipping thread.:( Welcome...

Oh no! Not another tipping thread.:(

Welcome to CC.

If you want, search tipping on these boards and fasten your seat belt.

We always leave the automatic tips on our account. It is the right...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 25th, 2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,888
Posted By Donder1
The Chair Hog issue has never been an issue for...

The Chair Hog issue has never been an issue for me. I am trying to relax and don't want to get "into it" with anyone.

More importantly, with skin cancer being the most common cancer and melanoma,...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 13th, 2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,321
Posted By Donder1
We always request a table for two and we tell the...

We always request a table for two and we tell the wait staff that we will be there most nights. We also tell them if, for some reason, our plans change at the last minute, to assume that after 10...
Forum: River Cruising October 8th, 2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 16,954
Posted By Donder1
Well stated! I completely agree and am very wary...

Well stated! I completely agree and am very wary of posts like this one from the OP. Can't wait to sail on Viking next fall.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question October 4th, 2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,962
Posted By Donder1
Go! Maybe take a friend/relative? Join...

Go!

Maybe take a friend/relative?

Join a large table for dinner

Go to the LBGT gatherings

Play trivia
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 19th, 2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By Donder1
This has never been an issue on Princess or HAL....

This has never been an issue on Princess or HAL. Love Princess. Also, if the main central pool has kids and/ or music, MUTS, go over to the Aft adult pool or the pool at the stern.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 14th, 2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By Donder1
Short and sweet: Princess!

Short and sweet: Princess!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question September 7th, 2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By Donder1
Be sure to check with your carrier regarding...

Be sure to check with your carrier regarding phone use in Europe and on the ship. I would not rely on info here, as well meaning as it might be.
Forum: California Coastal / Pacific Northwest September 3rd, 2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Donder1
We are on the fence about this excursion. Is it...

We are on the fence about this excursion. Is it really worth it? There seem to be a lot of additional costs once into the park.
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By Donder1
Well.....you can do whatever you want. But, it's...

Well.....you can do whatever you want. But, it's sort of like wearing curlers to the dining room, jammies in a bar, boxer shorts in the pool.....

Dorky
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Donder1
First, you might want to go through a reputable...

First, you might want to go through a reputable cruise travel agent. If you DIY, look at the deck plans on HAL's website for that ship and choose an inside and the cabin right across from it for the...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 26th, 2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By Donder1
I don't know if you get bathrobes in your cabin...

I don't know if you get bathrobes in your cabin on the Anthem.
That said, both men and women change in their cabins and wear either shorts or cover ups to go to the pools and hot tubs. That said,...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 24th, 2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Donder1
Welcome to the Cruise Critic. I see it's...

Welcome to the Cruise Critic.

I see it's your first post.

What ship are you referring to? You can ask about that particular cabin by searching CC for that cruise line and specific ship.
...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 24th, 2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,097
Posted By Donder1
Hands down, for itinerary alone I'd choose Royal...

Hands down, for itinerary alone I'd choose Royal Princess!
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question August 23rd, 2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,097
Posted By Donder1
You will love Royal Princess. The ship is...

You will love Royal Princess. The ship is gorgeous. Most balconies are small. We had a huge Aft balcony. Choose wisely if you want a balcony.
Forum: Canada/New England August 21st, 2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By Donder1
Len, nice to see that you value our volunteer...

Len, nice to see that you value our volunteer services. I am one of those volunteers. We are called Frontline and are part of the Visitors and Convention Bureau. We are at kiosks (right as you get...
Forum: Canada/New England August 20th, 2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By Donder1
Easy 20 minutes ferry trip to Peaks. Terminal...

Easy 20 minutes ferry trip to Peaks. Terminal (Casco Bay Lines) is adjacent to the pier where you will dock. Regular schedule every day. Google it.

Mail Boat is fun but long ride,
Forum: Canada/New England August 20th, 2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,641
Posted By Donder1
Sorry but you are mistaken. ...

Sorry but you are mistaken.

http://www.peta.org/action/action-alerts/undercover-expose-reveals-live-lobsters-crabs-torn-apart-2/
Forum: Canada/New England August 16th, 2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By Donder1
Two Fat Cats....real buttercream. Best cakes...

Two Fat Cats....real buttercream. Best cakes ever. Call a day or two ahead to order. You can easily walk up India Street from either dock in Portland.

On Fore St. is East End...
Forum: Canada/New England August 16th, 2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,641
Posted By Donder1
We are having lobster rolls tonight. Bought 1/2...

We are having lobster rolls tonight. Bought 1/2 pound of lobster meat, freshly steamed and picked (19.95) at Bailey's in Scarborough. We like to toast a great roll and have them with drawn butter...
Forum: Canada/New England August 16th, 2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,804
Posted By Donder1
Yes, plenty if taxis and tours incl trolley tour,...

Yes, plenty if taxis and tours incl trolley tour, duck boat, beer tours etc.
Consider taking a taxi to Portland Head Light (20 min). If you are going to Kennebunkport, go with a ship tour. Taxi will...
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