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#1
Broomfield, Colorado, halfway between Denver and The People's Republic of Boulder
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Sail7Seas did such a good job of posing new questions yesterday, I got inspired! So here's one:
What are your favorite internet travel sites (plus link, if you can.) Other than HollandAmerica.com and CruiseCritic.com of course!
Here are mine:
www.mimimus.biz -Tiny travel packets of almost everything. You'll go nuts!
www.eBags.com
www.longitudebooks.com - All travel books and maps for every destination
www.flightview.com - Flight tracking
www.seatguru.com - Don't book airline seats without it!
www.sleepinginairports.com - Just for fun
And, of course, Magellans.com and TravelSmith.com

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'93 (old)Westerdam Alaska
'94 (old) Noordam Alaska
'95 Statendam Alaska
'97 Rhapsody of the Seas Alaska
'99 Volendam Western Caribbean
'01 (old) Westerdam Alaska
'02 Amsterdam Alaska
'04 Veendam Alaska B2B
'05 Maasdam Eastern Canada/New England
'06 Oosterdam Alaska
'13 Carnival Victory-Celtic Thunder Charter-Jamaica, Grand Cayman
'14 MSC Divina-Celtic Thunder Charter- Nassau, Thunder Bay


Fair Winds and Following Seas to all!




#2
Southern California
758 Posts
Joined Dec 2004
Here are several you may like:
www.cruisecal.com/dnn/ is a site which will tell you which ships are in which ports;
www.02cruise.com/Ships/ is a site with deck plans; and
www.cdc.gov/nceh/vsp is the Center for Disease Control's Vessel Sanitation Program, which will provide reports of ships' inspections.
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USNS General John Pope (T-AP 110) - Transpacific 1967
USS Valley Forge CV-45 - South China Sea 1968
Princess - East Carribean 1991
Princess - West Carribean 1995
Princess - Panama Canal 1997
Rennaisance 4 - Baltic 2001
Ryndam - Mexican Riviera, February 2004
Veendam - San Diego - Vancouver, May 2005
Infinity - SD-HI-SD October, 2005
Millennium - Transatlantic, March, 2007
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#3
portland, oregon
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Joined May 2001
http://www.britishairways.com/travel...p/public/en_gb

how to deal with jetlag

http://www.cruiselineformal.com/ ---tux rental --its in your cabin when you board
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#6
6,446 Posts
Joined Apr 2002
This is a GREAT thread. I've bookmarked it.

Here's more of my favorites...

http://cruiseclues.com/ Anything about cruising, menus, daily programs, and more here.


http://www.lifeiscruising.com/ Lots of port information and pictures. General cruise information...mostly Carnival and Princess, but still lots of good "general" information. If you click on this site, and it comes up blank, try it again.
#7
Salem, Oregon
8,469 Posts
Joined Jun 2004
Originally posted by HALOnlyCruiser
So here's one:
What are your favorite internet travel sites (plus link, if you can.) Other than HollandAmerica.com and CruiseCritic.com of course!
Here are mine:
www.mimimus.biz -Tiny travel packets of almost everything. You'll go nuts!.......
Great list and an excellent idea.
FWIW, the first site on your list is actually: http://www.minimus.biz/
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#8
Broomfield, Colorado, halfway between Denver and The People's Republic of Boulder
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Joined Apr 2006
Bruce-r:
Right you are! My bad! I tried to edit it and can't. Sorry everybody! It's a great site, too.
Cindy
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'93 (old)Westerdam Alaska
'94 (old) Noordam Alaska
'95 Statendam Alaska
'97 Rhapsody of the Seas Alaska
'99 Volendam Western Caribbean
'01 (old) Westerdam Alaska
'02 Amsterdam Alaska
'04 Veendam Alaska B2B
'05 Maasdam Eastern Canada/New England
'06 Oosterdam Alaska
'13 Carnival Victory-Celtic Thunder Charter-Jamaica, Grand Cayman
'14 MSC Divina-Celtic Thunder Charter- Nassau, Thunder Bay


Fair Winds and Following Seas to all!




#10
Bryan, TX
2,861 Posts
Joined Dec 2003
We have done extensive land tours over the last ten years. My DW is always concerned about the "facilities" available in the various countries. In fact, such considerations sometimes limit the countries she is willing to visit. Therefore the following web sit is extremely useful!

www.thebathroomdiaries.com
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#11
USA
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Joined May 2004
For travelers who want to avoid the tourist traps and get the real low-down from other travelers.
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7 continents and 55 countries (so far) in my "Around a Big World with a Small Bladder" quest.

North America: 39 of the 50 states of the USA
Europe: Netherlands, September 2006
South America: Argentina, January 2007
Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula, January 2007 (cruise)
Africa: South Africa, June 2008
Australia: Sydney, Tasmania, etc. February, 2009 (cruise)
Asia: Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, March 2009 (cruise)
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador: June, 2015. (cruise and land)
#12
Broomfield, Colorado, halfway between Denver and The People's Republic of Boulder
265 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
I like the bathroomdiaries.com, too! A good book is, "There is No Toilet Paper On the Road Less Traveled." Doesn't sugar-coat anything!

I also forgot one of my favorite sites:
www.kroooz-cam.com (Note the three "o"s in "kroooz")

Sorry...."cams" has an "s". See corrected link below!
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Cindy Lou Who, who is way more than two
OR
Cindy Lou Who, who has only two (Mariner stars) but is VERY proud of them!



'93 (old)Westerdam Alaska
'94 (old) Noordam Alaska
'95 Statendam Alaska
'97 Rhapsody of the Seas Alaska
'99 Volendam Western Caribbean
'01 (old) Westerdam Alaska
'02 Amsterdam Alaska
'04 Veendam Alaska B2B
'05 Maasdam Eastern Canada/New England
'06 Oosterdam Alaska
'13 Carnival Victory-Celtic Thunder Charter-Jamaica, Grand Cayman
'14 MSC Divina-Celtic Thunder Charter- Nassau, Thunder Bay


Fair Winds and Following Seas to all!




#13
Broomfield, Colorado, halfway between Denver and The People's Republic of Boulder
265 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
I like the bathroomdiaries.com, too! A good book is, "There is No Toilet Paper On the Road Less Traveled. Doesn't suger-coat anything!

I also forgot one of my favorite sites:
www.kroooz-cams.com (Note the three "o"s in "kroooz")
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Cindy Lou Who, who is way more than two
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Cindy Lou Who, who has only two (Mariner stars) but is VERY proud of them!



'93 (old)Westerdam Alaska
'94 (old) Noordam Alaska
'95 Statendam Alaska
'97 Rhapsody of the Seas Alaska
'99 Volendam Western Caribbean
'01 (old) Westerdam Alaska
'02 Amsterdam Alaska
'04 Veendam Alaska B2B
'05 Maasdam Eastern Canada/New England
'06 Oosterdam Alaska
'13 Carnival Victory-Celtic Thunder Charter-Jamaica, Grand Cayman
'14 MSC Divina-Celtic Thunder Charter- Nassau, Thunder Bay


Fair Winds and Following Seas to all!




#15
Broomfield, Colorado, halfway between Denver and The People's Republic of Boulder
265 Posts
Joined Apr 2006
Bookish Angel:
BookCrossings.com is a great site! Who knew?
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Cindy Lou Who, who is way more than two
OR
Cindy Lou Who, who has only two (Mariner stars) but is VERY proud of them!



'93 (old)Westerdam Alaska
'94 (old) Noordam Alaska
'95 Statendam Alaska
'97 Rhapsody of the Seas Alaska
'99 Volendam Western Caribbean
'01 (old) Westerdam Alaska
'02 Amsterdam Alaska
'04 Veendam Alaska B2B
'05 Maasdam Eastern Canada/New England
'06 Oosterdam Alaska
'13 Carnival Victory-Celtic Thunder Charter-Jamaica, Grand Cayman
'14 MSC Divina-Celtic Thunder Charter- Nassau, Thunder Bay


Fair Winds and Following Seas to all!




#16
portland, oregon
3,859 Posts
Joined May 2001
if you are looking for a hotel in italy this is a great site www.venere.com
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5/02 Maasdam - 8/02 Zaandam - 12/03 Statendam
3/04 Oosterdam - 3/05 Celebrity Galaxy -1/07 Oosterdam
#17
Southern California
758 Posts
Joined Dec 2004
Here's a site which offers comparisons of travel insurance companies, among other things:
http://www.insuremytrip.com/
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USNS General John Pope (T-AP 110) - Transpacific 1967
USS Valley Forge CV-45 - South China Sea 1968
Princess - East Carribean 1991
Princess - West Carribean 1995
Princess - Panama Canal 1997
Rennaisance 4 - Baltic 2001
Ryndam - Mexican Riviera, February 2004
Veendam - San Diego - Vancouver, May 2005
Infinity - SD-HI-SD October, 2005
Millennium - Transatlantic, March, 2007
Oosterdam - San Diego - Mexico RT, March, 2008
#18
Washington State
167 Posts
Joined May 2003
love love love tripadvisor.com also:
www.frommers.com great destination information
www.maztravel.com all kinds of info on Mazatlan
www.travel2vegas.com for everything you need to know about Vegas !
www.lonelyplanet.com another great travel site
and gruesome as it may seem, www.stormcaribe.com It's a site about Caribbean hurricane info and really came in handy when trying to find out how all the islands and people faired last year
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#19
Knoxville, TN
1,053 Posts
Joined Sep 2005
whew, just finished copying and pasting to WORD all these great websites so I can peruse at my convenience thanks for all your wonderful sites.

on another thread the following site was given to look for books for your cruise to read at great discounted prices:
http://www.bookcloseouts.com
I have used it to order several books for our church library and to see how many books I can use for the summer.
Linda