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Forum: East Coast Departures March 27th, 2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
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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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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...
Forum: East Coast Departures March 20th, 2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By Andee
A taxi from JFK to Manhattan is a set fare of...

A taxi from JFK to Manhattan is a set fare of $52.50; with tip and tolls, plan on ~$70.
The sights that most tourists want to see are spread out in Manhattan. As long as you're near a subway stop...
Forum: Oceania Cruises March 18th, 2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,585
Posted By Andee
We visited on the same cruise that Mura...

We visited on the same cruise that Mura referenced. We loved the Bardo and during our day in Tunis, never felt unsafe.
Horrifying.
Forum: East Coast Departures March 16th, 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Andee
We've used both and been satisfied. Check their...

We've used both and been satisfied.
Check their websites for coupons.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty March 16th, 2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Andee
Having gone on two Med cruises in October, I...

Having gone on two Med cruises in October, I agree that where you are can make a difference.
Generally, I wore lightweight long pants, sometimes sandals/sometimes shoes & sox, sometimes short...
Forum: Oceania Cruises February 28th, 2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,185
Posted By Andee
Although we like to take snacks/lunch off the...

Although we like to take snacks/lunch off the ship, we are very careful not to do it anywhere that it is not permitted. We read the daily paper thoroughly and also make sure there aren't any signs...
Forum: East Coast Departures February 25th, 2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By Andee
Frequently, I've read of people feeling the need...

Frequently, I've read of people feeling the need to rush from site to site to make the pass worthwhile.
I recommend deciding exactly what places you want to visit, then add up the costs and compare...
Forum: Oceania Cruises February 22nd, 2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Andee
We always tip for room service.

We always tip for room service.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty February 12th, 2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,837
Posted By Andee
Two of my daughter's favorite stores are White...

Two of my daughter's favorite stores are White House/Black Market and Ann Taylor Loft.
Forum: East Coast Departures February 8th, 2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,180
Posted By Andee
mosiegirl, in NYC, renting an apartment (from...

mosiegirl, in NYC, renting an apartment (from airbnb, for example) for less than 30 days is almost always ILLEGAL. I caution you not to recommend it.
Forum: East Coast Departures January 30th, 2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By Andee
Viator is a 3rd party re-seller; they don't...

Viator is a 3rd party re-seller; they don't actually run any tours.
NYC is very easy to get around by subway--just pick the places you want to visit and use www.hopstop.com to plot a route.
There...
Forum: East Coast Departures January 11th, 2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Andee
If "the island" you are referring to is...

If "the island" you are referring to is Manhattan, it is absolutely not true that cabs don't go to the other boroughs of NYC. Just one small example is that people use cabs to get to LGA and JFK all...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 11th, 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,567
Posted By Andee
I had the diamond fall out of my engagement ring...

I had the diamond fall out of my engagement ring on a cruise.
We had just started to unpack when we got called or the muster drill, which was held in the theater. I noticed the stone missing when...
Forum: East Coast Departures January 9th, 2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Andee
When I travel, I tend to read multiple guides...

When I travel, I tend to read multiple guides (Fodors, Frommers, Lonely PLanet are favorites) and then compile a Word document with the information I want.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 9th, 2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,567
Posted By Andee
My rings fit snugly enough that it's an effort to...

My rings fit snugly enough that it's an effort to get them off, so I don't worry about them falling off during water activities.
One reason I don't wear fakes is that I don't expect a mugger to have...
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 6th, 2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,304
Posted By Andee
I don't care for that look--but, maybe if you saw...

I don't care for that look--but, maybe if you saw me, you wouldn't care for my look either.
Forum: Cruise Fashions & Beauty January 2nd, 2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,567
Posted By Andee
What kunnocat said. I only take off my wedding...

What kunnocat said.
I only take off my wedding and engagement rings if required to for surgery.
Forum: Oceania Cruises December 23rd, 2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,849
Posted By Andee
I agree with TrainBonds

I agree with TrainBonds
Forum: Oceania Cruises December 16th, 2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By Andee
StanandJim, they had neither a loveseat nor a...

StanandJim, they had neither a loveseat nor a window seat in their cabin. The only place to sit was on the bed.
Forum: Oceania Cruises December 15th, 2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By Andee
Oh, very sorry for misinterpreting OV as Ocean...

Oh, very sorry for misinterpreting OV as Ocean View not Obstructed View.
They have sailed in other Obstructed View cabins before without complaint, so were surprised by the tiny cabin, awkward...
Forum: Oceania Cruises December 15th, 2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,312
Posted By Andee
Friends stayed in 6043 on Insignia last month and...

Friends stayed in 6043 on Insignia last month and hated it. Very small, oddly arranged, and the OV was so obstructed that there was very little daylight in their cabin.
There were 609 passengers on...
Forum: Oceania Cruises December 9th, 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,576
Posted By Andee
On our recent Caribbean cruise on Insignia, there...

On our recent Caribbean cruise on Insignia, there were 609 passengers; capacity is (I think) 684.
Forum: Oceania Cruises December 8th, 2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By Andee
On our Caribbean cruise last month, we were...

On our Caribbean cruise last month, we were delighted that the port lecturer hardly mentioned shopping at all. She was informative about the islands' history and what to do.
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