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About Issyalex

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  • Location
    Glasgow, Scotland
  • Interests
    Cruising, travel, family, socialising
  • Favorite Cruise Line(s)
    celebrity, RCI
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call

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  1. My Med cruise is 18th April and I hope if/when they cancel it will be before my final payment day on 10th Feb as I will get my full deposit back but if I’ve paid in full then it’s a FCC which I don’t want. 🤞🏻🤞🏻
  2. Thanks for allowing us to cruise with you and Mrs Miaminice. I loved all your photos and your writing style which made me feel I was there too. You have set my hubby’s mind at rest for our next cruise in April, if it goes ahead 🤞🏻🤞🏻, on Oceania Sirena which is a much smaller ship than Mein Schiff. once again thanks for taking the time to post your wonderful blog.
  3. My hubby is 6’2” and approx 18stone (252 lbs) and has never complained about the shower or toilet being too small. It’s not as anyone is spending hours in the bathroom room every day. Having the shower door will make a difference. We’ve sailed on a couple of other ships with bathrooms just as small. We just accept it as it’s only for a week or two.
  4. I logged onto my account last night at 11pm U.K. time and found my April booking on Sirena deleted and stating the same message as yours! 😱 I sent Oceania an email and decided that I’d phone my TA today, Sunday, to have a polite rant. However I thought that I’d better recheck my account this morning before phoning my TA. I’m glad I did as my booking had thankfully returned! 😀 Boy did I have a sleepless night. I now know not to log in on a Saturday.
  5. I only saw that notice when I logged into Oceania last night, U.K. time. Thanks for taking the time to post.
  6. Once again great photos. Loving Santorini sunset. Looking at your sunset photos remind me of having to walk down all those 588 steps as the cable car had broken down. It was a very, very hot August day (remember I live in Scotland so anything above 20 is hot to us!) and we had to share the stairs with the poor donkey’s! It took us about 45 very long mins but it’s a great holiday memory.
  7. Oh how I hate returning to my cabin after a lovely evening to find those dreaded luggage tags on the bed. thanks for letting us gate crash your cruise. I’m having a fab time. Love your photos and especially looking forward to seeing your Santorini sunset ones.
  8. Wearing masks in shops, walking in/out/about restaurants/cafes/pubs and enclosed places are in force in Scotland too. We are not allowed to go to the bar to order food or drinks, it’s all waiter service. It’s amazing how quickly you get used to wearing a mask and how it becomes second nature applying it. It’s part of our lives for the foreseeable future.
  9. Can you see the menu on your phone in English too? Have the food choices in all restaurants onboard been reduced or is there just as much choice as before? loving the food photos, after all food is important on any cruise.
  10. But you look a lot younger. 😀 the last scooter I was on was my 43year old daughter’s when she was wee and it had 3 wheels not 2. 😂😂
  11. Your electric scooter tour look like fun. Do you have to be really fit or could an unfit 60 something do it without looking old and stupid? 🙈😂😂
  12. I’m late in joining this cruise but I’m really enjoying it. Like most people we are missing cruising so much but your blog is helping. Mind you I’m not sure if it’s making my cruising blues better or worse. 🙈😂😂😂 The ship looks very elegant. Loving all your photos. Your cabin looks a good size and the colours are very relaxing. The food looks yummy. Like you we love Celebrity and MS appears so similar. We enjoy cruising with a mix of nations so would have no hesitation in booking a Mein Schiff cruise after reading your blog and seeing your wonderful photos. I’d be happy c
  13. If you open the brochure it states the ship is docked in US. So the advert itself is conflicting. https://0960e0a0-6ff2-4e27-9c50-1520d310376a.filesusr.com/ugd/c9dbea_535a2681dc35456d8a7a23a2656439bb.pdf
  14. Yes the Three Azamara ships are docked in King George V dock, Shieldhall, Glasgow. We’ve been to see them several time. Well we need to get our cruise fix somehow! 🙈😂
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