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Our Favorite
We love Novotel (52nd and Broadway) because it is about equi-distance from Times Square/Restaurant Row and the Manhattan cruise pier--that means you could easily walk to either. The lobby is on the...
To Happy Endings!
Thanks, you all!

It has taken some time, but we have finally posted our wedding photos on our mini-website (see signature line below). We are really glad that we got married in a USA...
It's been a l-o-o-n-g honeymoon! (Actually, we've just been REALLY busy!)
Wow...the wedding was everything I ever wanted! My darling husband says it is the least stressful day he's EVER spent with me and we have been together 26 years! (We are part of the Woodstock...
At last! This time next Sunday we will be leaving...
At last! This time next Sunday we will be leaving on the Explorer of the Seas from Bayonne and on our way to our catamaran wedding in St Thomas on December 4th. I will come back with photos and tell...
Landsick/Seasick--Really NOT much fun!
I had it for about a month after I came back from our last cruise. It was worst in narrow hallways or the stairwells and elevators at work. Sometimes I still walked like a drunken sailor on dry land!...
Do you mean us?
Sorry...sunshinesusie...I didn't see this until this morning. Hope you already found everything you were looking for. If you were looking for our mini-website, just click on the link in our signature...
While I can't really give much wedding advice, I can offer this:
OK...now it's official!!!!! We Fedex'd our marriage application directly to the Clerk of the Court on St Thomas last Saturday! We used a $100 US Postal money to pay the local fees mostly so that we...
Wow!
You really DID go all out for your wedding! The arch, the chairs, the flower path, a harp soloist on the beach! And such a gorgeous cake complete with dolphin topper and seashells all over! Thanks,...
Making real progress...
Well...we've eliminated Antigua because it is the LAST stop on our cruise--then we wouldn't have much of a honeymoon! We did get very nice repllies from Deborah Joseph ([email protected]
And that's a good thing!
My birthday was yesterday (Libra)! I am a proud compulsive-obsessive planner! It is more of a beloved hobby than a chore for me! My DH always says, "Don't you just pay the money and get on a ship and...
Jan--when is your birthday? Maybe we are twins!!
Ooooh...that is TOO funny! Now we are 6 for 6!!! Guess I'll have to brush up on my Spanish (or my English!): St John the Baptist vs. San Juan Baptista!!!! Who'd a thunk it???? (Thanks Coquishideaway!)
Sorry this is SO long...
Thank you, jbpinkie...you were the first to give me hope that this could be done and I went immediately to the internet as you recommended!

We have narrowed it down to St Thomas, Antigua or...
Please help! We HAVE to get married!
For various reasons, we need to get married during our upcoming cruise starting November 30, 2008. It doesn't seem like enough time to arrange it at this late date but here are the facts:

We...
I think we were separated at birth!
Jan in Maine- That's amazing!! You have listed six of MY top 10 things to do in Puerto Rico in 54 days!! (Hope we have a stateroom next to yours!!) The only part that differs is that we are going to...
We love everything about Puerto Rico!
RayinPR - THANKS for the great OSJ short hotel list! You have given us all the very best insider information on Puerto Rico and it really REALLY helps. Thanks so much...

Jan in Maine - Wow, we...
Try it, you'll like it!
Tuscon Rick, We rode segways for TWO hours (practising along the Hudson River for our upcoming tour in Puerto Rico in December') Like you, I was worried that I wouldn't be able to stand for that long...
So Much Reading; So Little Time!
Hello, Jan...six of us are also staying at El Convento (in December) and made dinner reservations at El Picoteo (trying to time it AFTER the complimentary wine and cheese party. Btw: the rooftop pool...
Hotel Search Made Easy!
Birdie16: Cruising in a week? Take us with you!! We will be in Puerto Rico on December 3rd (cruising out of Bayonne on Explorer of the Seas). We made reservations at the El Convento Hotel (albeit...
Less is more!
Do NOT follow our packing example!

Our first cruise we took 13 pieces of luggage and came home with 15! I had read ALL the packing lists online here and tried to prepare for EVERY...
Segway Practice! Practice! Practice!
4kidsplusty: I got so nervous about riding a segway for the first time on the steep cobblestone hills of OSJ in November that we decided to book a tour here at home last Sunday to see if we liked it...
Location. Location. Location!
Momto5: I think the photo is actually the Gloria Vanderbilt suite (expensive!) so we will be staying in corner room #504. Most of the time we will be in the pool or the patio or the bar so we didn't...
One night only?
RandS--We are only booked for one night...perhaps December is the "off" season and they are not so busy or fussy then. You could give them a call or even email them (we did both!)
Don't Know Much...
Sorry...We have yet to stay in a hotel in Puerto Rico and I don't have any idea how much they all cost now but we did some research for our upcoming cruise in December and put pictures, reviews and...
Our Room!
And here's the corner room we reserved for our cruise in December!

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En Viejo San Juan
cruisekarma- I read somehere that four-story El Convento has an elevator that is only accessible with the hotel "key". While the hotel is mostly open air, the gated hallways and elevator require the...