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The issue of pockets (or lack thereof) in women's...
The issue of pockets (or lack thereof) in women's clothing is interesting:
"...historically, women have always been deprived of pockets. And the reason why is disturbing.
In a piece on Racked,...
Thanks, but I have no regrets about not...
Thanks, but I have no regrets about not investing. (Insider Trading is terribly unappealing to me.)

But back to the story about the Captain who delayed the ship's departure in order that a...
I'll keep your secret, but I'm fairly certain...
I'll keep your secret, but I'm fairly certain that there are fashionable cargo pants and Capri pants for women, in addition to other accoutrements which allows women to carry their own ID and cell...
Years ago, as a University student, I spent a...
Years ago, as a University student, I spent a semester in Italy. Tippings customs vary there, almost as the dialect varies from region to region.

Anyway, on several occasions when using the public...
PARTIAL QUOTE Tipping on board cruise ships...
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Tipping on board cruise ships goes way back to the earliest cruises, when the majority of passengers were Europeans. My suggestion is that we stick to the topic of tipping on cruise...
:) Your table arrangements are determined...
:)


Your table arrangements are determined by the category you booked We don't know what category you booked, so we are unable to answer your dining question.

No worries about your luggage...
:) I love it when people express so well what I...
:) I love it when people express so well what I was thinking, but couldn't put into words!

Cheers,
Salacia
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By Salacia
Just to mention that passengers can dine in Kings...
Just to mention that passengers can dine in Kings Court (open seating, check the Daily Program me for available times.) There are also alternative dining venues which carry a surcharge and a require...
Years ago, a physician friend of ours recommend...
Years ago, a physician friend of ours recommend we buy stock in the pharmaceutical company that was about to re-brand sildenafil citrate, which at the time, was prescribed to treat pulmonary...
Hi Ben. I don't like to see age restrictions...
Hi Ben. I don't like to see age restrictions either, but from what I've read, there are legitimate reasons ...
Only a certain number of children can be accommodated in the various day/evening care...
Shropshirekikat, your question was can we be "a...
Shropshirekikat, your question was can we be "a good tourist".

You have received many excellent responses. After reading the responses, I came away with the sense that it is not about being a...
Just the LI E (Long Island Expressway), always a...
Just the LI E (Long Island Expressway), always a joy ;)
No! I reject that statement.
No! I reject that statement.
Ben, no apology necessary. Lord knows, I've...
Ben, no apology necessary. Lord knows, I've misinterpreted more post than just about anybody -:confused:
Actually, no, I did not attribute my experience...
Actually, no, I did not attribute my experience to early or late dining- please read it again. I did state that "there is nothing wrong with families with children booking late dining". Apparently,...
I certainly don't want to worry you, or anyone...
I certainly don't want to worry you, or anyone else. But don't take my word for it, do your own research.
As long as you are aware of the hazards, be happy, don't worry. :cool:
Sorry, but the incidents on Viking are not an...
Sorry, but the incidents on Viking are not an exception. The problem not limited to ships, or shower doors.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/glass-shower-doors-shatter-suddenly/story?id=17407544
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Regarding glass shower doors: I am surprised...
Regarding glass shower doors: I am surprised Cunard installed glass shower door on Deck 13 cabin.See http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2247402
I agree: there is nothing wrong with families...
I agree: there is nothing wrong with families with children booking late dining.

A few years ago, on a QM2 trip, my husband and I had a table for two in Britannia Dining Room, separated by one of...
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By Salacia
Very sad news indeed. Jimmy had a wonderful sense...
Very sad news indeed. Jimmy had a wonderful sense of humour and an amazing sense of perseverance. I remember when his website got wiped away due to some problem beyond his control. Not one to accept...
Forum: Cunard Line
Posted By Salacia
Hi HKM. Yikes! Sorry about the upheaval you...
Hi HKM. Yikes! Sorry about the upheaval you experienced.
What was leaking?
If you don't mind my asking, would you care to share details about the deck/cabin/category that was affected by this...
Hi Sailing Sara. What I wear during the day on...
Hi Sailing Sara. What I wear during the day on QM2 depends on where I'm going and what I'm doing (chapel? casino? library? Kings Court? Britannia? Walking the deck? Swimming in the pool? )
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Many have told me I'm naïve, that "greasing the...
Many have told me I'm naïve, that "greasing the palm" of the maître d is SOP, but in my opinion, that's not a gratuity, it's a bribe. Such is the way of the world, I suppose.

At the end of the...
Happy tails:...
Happy tails: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ph2pNIRsBa8
Well, my guess is that the crew appreciates any...
Well, my guess is that the crew appreciates any gratuity they receive - and the overwhelming majority of tips appear to be discreet (I say that because I've never witnessed anything "flashy").

Do...