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You'll probably have a better chance of seeing...
You'll probably have a better chance of seeing Iceberg lettuce at the salad bar. :)
And, these clips are great if you need to hang...
And, these clips are great if you need to hang something, such as a wet bathing suit, on the clothes line in the shower stall to dry.
If you do opt to wait until you are on board, I...
If you do opt to wait until you are on board, I would strongly recommend that you go to the Excursions Desk as soon as it opens on Embarkation Day. There are some excursions that have limited...
Concrete and iron are both fire retardant, but...
Concrete and iron are both fire retardant, but may be just a wee bit too heavy for making door decorations, especially if the decorations are more than 3 or 4 inches in size. :D
Although I've never looked for it, it might be...
Although I've never looked for it, it might be available at the port's duty free shop. If not, you could ask someone there where the closest place is to buy some.
He updates the schedule as soon as he gets the...
He updates the schedule as soon as he gets the information from Carnival. If you Google "Carnival CD schedule" and include the date, you'll be able to find out, once the schedule is posted. Keep in...
The OP is more likely to encounter Spring...
The OP is more likely to encounter Spring Breakers on the 3 and 4 day Bahamas cruises than on a 7 day (or longer) Eastern / Western Caribbean cruise.
Take a look at the "Ports of Call" board on here....
Take a look at the "Ports of Call" board on here. Click on each of the ports you'll be visiting, then read what others have said about the beaches they've been to. Trip Advisor is also an excellent...
We bought 4 of these a couple of years ago when...
We bought 4 of these a couple of years ago when our adult daughter and a niece went with us.

https://www.amazon.com/Yellow-Dog-Design-Vacation-Theme-Lanyard/dp/B00BH61AIW
There is such a huge variety of lanyards to pick...
There is such a huge variety of lanyards to pick from. Some with a plastic pouch, and many without. You can find basic lanyards at office supply stores, sports themed lanyards at places like Dick's...
Prior to our cruise that included a stop in Ocho...
Prior to our cruise that included a stop in Ocho Rios, I had purchased a pair of water sandals from Eddie Bauer similar to these...
If you have priority boarding (Diamond, Platinum...
If you have priority boarding (Diamond, Platinum or FTTF) your S&S cards will be in your cabin's mailbox upon boarding. If you do not have priority boarding, the S&S cards will not be placed in the...
The OP was asking about San Juan. While I agree...
The OP was asking about San Juan. While I agree that Hamburg is a fascinating city, Germany is a little too far away to be part of an Eastern Caribbean itinerary.
When you arrive at San Juan, there is a gift shop...
When you arrive at San Juan, there is a gift shop in the terminal that has free maps of Old San Juan. Be sure to get one. They're very handy. Nic6318 is correct about the trollies, but they only...
Try to get one below the Excursions Desk if you...
Try to get one below the Excursions Desk if you want Port side, or below the Guest Services desk if you want Starboard side. No noise from above. Try to avoid booking a cabin below the galley. Study...
Our favorite is customcruisewear.com. Their...
Our favorite is customcruisewear.com. Their graphics selection is the best! Superb customer service.
Unless the Earth's geography has gone through...
Unless the Earth's geography has gone through some major changes, none of these are in the Caribbean.
Smell in the back of the ship. Oops! Sorry....
Smell in the back of the ship.

Oops! Sorry. That was me. Guess I should cut back on the burritos from the Blue Iguana Cantina. :o
Depending on the policy, sometimes there is a...
Depending on the policy, sometimes there is a limit on the replacement cost of certain items. The wording would be something like "up to a value of $________". So, despite what the current cost of a...
I tend to avoid the bacon. It's usually greasy...
I tend to avoid the bacon. It's usually greasy and limp. I prefer bacon that's been drained and is crispy. Some of the desserts can be hit or miss. The cookies are generally okay, but sometimes some...
"Non dairy butter" has been around for several...
"Non dairy butter" has been around for several decades. It's called "margarine".
Yes, there are a few that don't have a lifeboat...
Yes, there are a few that don't have a lifeboat directly above. But, because the cove balconies are recessed, they don't get much direct sunlight. So, if you're planning to work on your tan, your...
Hopefully, the captain and his crew will have...
Hopefully, the captain and his crew will have enough of an advanced warning to avoid bad weather. You certainly wouldn't want to experience something like this: (skip the ad) ...
Ever heard the expression "Where there's a will,...
Ever heard the expression "Where there's a will, there's a way"? Pack 4 - 6 Boca clips (or similar) in your suitcase. When you're at your cabin, take a blanket or sheet from your bed and clip it to...
I could be wrong, but unless you have an...
I could be wrong, but unless you have an exceptional cabin steward, most cabin stewards typically only take care of the cabin itself (make the bed, empty the trash can, etc.) , but don't pay much...