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Cruisin Around

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    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Interests
    Cooking, Music & Traveling
  • Favorite Cruise Line(s)
    Royal Caribbean
  • Favorite Cruise Destination Or Port of Call
    Caribbean & Bermuda

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  1. Hi All! Just a few questions for Oasis Unlimited Dining. If you are going for lunch, do you need to make reservations? Can you get food (appetizers, entrees, dessert) to go? If you can get to-go options, how does that work? Thank you!
  2. Hi All! I’ve done some searching but haven’t really been able to turn up too much information on the room that we booked for our October Oasis cruise. We are in an interior room with a promenade view. At first I thought promenade view would mean a view of the Royal Promenade but when I looked on the deck plan it’s actually a boardwalk balcony view which is fine. It’s all the way in the back. We booked it as we definitely liked the price and it was the last one in that category. Some rooms seem to have just a round window while others have a little seating area in this type of room. Also t
  3. The one I'm looking at on Explorer (one of our favorite ships and being "amplified" in May) is nine nights. Our son will be 13 and actually aged out of Adventure Ocean last year and was in the "teen" club this year. It was spotty at best - not because of Royal but because lack of participation on the few teens who were there. Our son still had fun with a few kids who would meet in the "Living Room" and play games for short periods. My niece who will be five would be with us as well so she'd be interested in the kids' club. I think my husband would like saving a few vacation days by combin
  4. Hi All! I never considered going on a cruise for Thanksgiving but we usually cruise sometime in October and haven't been overly thrilled with the choices for next year. We just got back from Symphony and it was fantastic but the seven days can feel really rushed. Even one extra day can help. We LOVED Coco Cay. Didn't have time to do everything even though we didn't pay for any extras like the waterpark. It was a little hectic with getting back on the ship Friday evening and having to have our bags outside our door by 10:00 PM that night. Our dinners in the MDR weren't over until aft
  5. Love reading your review! We will be sailing on Symphony as well on Oct. 12th! IF you have time and it's not to much of an imposition, if you could take a shot of Table #300 in the MDR, I'd really appreciate it. I've been in contact with RCL Dining with a request and they just emailed me with that as our assigned table number. I'm just curious about where it is. No problem if you can't find the time. Have a great trip and I look forward to reading more! Thanks!
  6. Is Boleros the only place to purchase them on Symphony? Thanks!
  7. Thanks everyone! Looks like most of you said it was made up but one of had the experience of it staying. I think I’ll just tip extra and make sure they put it up every day because it sounds crowded with it being down. Thank you!!
  8. Hi All! I've been reading some posts from people who like us, have a third person in the room. We have a Boardwalk Balcony on Symphony. It seems like everyone says that they turn the couch into a bed the first night and leave it that way. Is it in the way that way? Do you miss having the couch (I'm more worried about space than not having the couch)? Do they do this for the comfort of the third person thinking that they might want to take a nap during the day or is it to save time for the stateroom attendant. I know that my son won't be napping during the day so we wouldn't need it
  9. Haha!! Love it. Do they have Isaly's chipped/chopped ham in the Windjammer? I'm putting a folding chair in my favorite spot so no one takes it! Seriously though, I'm enjoying your review!
  10. Hello fellow Pittsburgher! Loving your review and photos! 80 days to go for us! Any special tips from one yinzer to another haha?! We live less than 10 minutes from Kennywood. Can't wait to read the rest!
  11. If it was booked before you boarded, were you able to sign up for this ahead of time online? I know my son would love to do this. Thanks!
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