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There are multiple threads on the London forum of...
There are multiple threads on the London forum of Trip Advisor discussing things to do on Christmas Day. We have spent two Christmas's in London. Chinatown restaurants are always open on Christmas...
The best northern lights will be in the winter,...
The best northern lights will be in the winter, and the further north you go, the better chance you have of seeing them. Several years ago we did a late fall cruise on the Hurtigruten (a Norwegian...
We have taken two cruises to the Antarctic, "a...
We have taken two cruises to the Antarctic, "a HAL drive-by and an expedition cruise on Hurtigruten's Fram" I never noticed any limitation on laundry. I think they recycle laundry water. We sent...
We were on the Koningsdam for the March, 2018...
We were on the Koningsdam for the March, 2018 transatlantic from FLL to Rome. The Culinary Arts Center consistently had the best and most varied food on the ship. Dinner was a set price of $15...
We were on the Viking Aegir from Bucharest to...
We were on the Viking Aegir from Bucharest to Budapest in May, 2019. For our day tour of Bucharest we were divided into three or four groups. One group was for the people who did not our could not...
The VOV may be an enhanced repositioning cruise,...
The VOV may be an enhanced repositioning cruise, but it is unique in at least three ways. First, it sails out of Boston. There is easy access for a substantial portion of Canada and the US. ...
We were on a Viking River Cruise and spent two...
We were on a Viking River Cruise and spent two nights at the Hilton City Center. It is attached to the railway station and a modern shopping mall. The rooms were standard, business class hotels. ...
That a Seattle based company (Holland America...
That a Seattle based company (Holland America Lines) cuts a deal with another Seattle based company (Microsoft) for the right to offer Microsoft based computer courses on it ships is not surprising. ...
Sleepless: It is not hard to get Lyft from a...
Sleepless:

It is not hard to get Lyft from a Fort Lauderdale Hotel to the port. They are quicker, cheaper and less crowded than the hotel shuttle. Have your passport readily available to show...
We have Cap One chip and signature credit cards. ...
We have Cap One chip and signature credit cards. We have been using the same Oyster Cards in London for the past five years. In May, 2018 we had no problem "topping up" our Oyster Cards with our...
It is helpful to have local currencies. You can...
It is helpful to have local currencies. You can make purchases using Euros, but you get change in the local currency. We were on a Viking River cruise earlier this year. Since we were going to be...
Earlier this we sailed out of Fort Lauderdale. ...
Earlier this we sailed out of Fort Lauderdale. We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express on 17th Street. We took the hotel shuttle from the airport and Lyft from the hotel to the ship. There is a...
We were on a Viking river cruise for 23 days...
We were on a Viking river cruise for 23 days (Bucharest to Amersterdam) in May 2018. Docking times are approximate. Free time in each port depends on the excursions you choose. If you limit...
If given a choice I would make transfers in...
If given a choice I would make transfers in Amsterdam vs. almost any other airport in Europe. However, in recent years, there has been substantial price differences if you connect at CDG vs. ...
We have visited the Cotswolds several times, and...
We have visited the Cotswolds several times, and have rented cottages through Rural Retreats. Their services and quality of lodgings has been excellent. https://www.ruralretreats.co.uk On our last...
When we were in Vienna on a Viking River Cruise...
When we were in Vienna on a Viking River Cruise in May, our group of four went out for a Heuriger Dinner.

https://www.pfarrplatz.at/en/infos/directions/

We booked a table 7 PM and the Viking...
We had open dining on the K'Dam for the March,...
We had open dining on the K'Dam for the March, 2018 transatlantic. We usually had dinner at 8 PM and sometimes seated upstairs and some times on the lower level. I never seemed to notice much...
Several years ago we did a 33 day repositioning...
Several years ago we did a 33 day repositioning cruise from Buenos Aires to Boston. We had spent some time in the Argentinian wine country prior to embarkation, and brought two cases of wine (12...
bUU: Can you open the veranda dividers to...
bUU:

Can you open the veranda dividers to the cabin next to you. We have opened the dividers for veranda cabins on other ships. We would like to do so on an aft wrap around on the Eurodam.
Not sure where the fault lies, with HAL or your...
Not sure where the fault lies, with HAL or your TA. On Tuesday, July 3 we received an e-mail from our travel agency in Issaquah, Washington saying the Rotterdam cruise was being cancelled, and that...
The Rotterdam Voyage of the Vikings scheduled to...
The Rotterdam Voyage of the Vikings scheduled to leave Boston on July 30, 2019 has been cancelled. It has been replaced by the Zuiderdam sailing on the same dates and almost the same schedule. The...
We just finished a Bucharest to Amsterdam Viking...
We just finished a Bucharest to Amsterdam Viking River Cruise. We gave Viking our passports when we go on the ship in Romania. When we left Croatia and entered Hungary, our ship had to stop at a...
Several years ago we did a visa free cruise to...
Several years ago we did a visa free cruise to St. Petersburg. While it was a great experience we felt rushed and knew that we missed a lot. On that trip we were in St. Petersburg in May for one...
For a one night stay, ES is adequate. We found...
For a one night stay, ES is adequate. We found the rooms to be dated, but clean and quiet. The breakfast is nice, as is the "cocktail hour". There are a number of nice restaurants within walking...
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You asked about flying Icelandair. We like to do transatlantic cruises and live in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. A problem is the...