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It does sound similar. We took our cruise June...
It does sound similar. We took our cruise June 18-July 2, 2017. There are at least two differences from what we did. I don't think motorized bikes were an option for us (not that they are needed)...
This was a highlight of the cruise for us, and...
This was a highlight of the cruise for us, and the fact that my son and I were briefly lost for a short while (we were on the same cruise as wheezedr) actually made the experience even more fun! The...
Yes, there are restroom facilities on Viking...
Yes, there are restroom facilities on Viking buses, but it is a good idea to also bring 50 cent euro coins with you on excursions, since many public restrooms in Europe require payment. Guides on...
Our dietary issues related primarily to...
Our dietary issues related primarily to allergies, but one of our group is mostly vegetarian. There were vegetarian items on the menu, but sometimes they presented allergy issues. As needed, the...
Some observations: family cruise on Viking Baldur and Magni, Amsterdam to Budapest
We just finished a memorable Grand European cruise that started on the Viking Baldur in Amsterdam on June 18. We enjoyed sunny weather throughout the trip, but the down side of this was low water...
We just got off a Viking cruise from AMS to BUD...
We just got off a Viking cruise from AMS to BUD and had to do a ship swap due to low water right after Nuremberg - which meant bypassing Regensburg. I understand that where there is low water, the...
We just returned from a Viking river cruise. We...
We just returned from a Viking river cruise. We opted to do the visit to the Szechenyi baths through Viking, and enjoyed the excursion. We were told that they used Szechenyi rather than Gellert...
Viking River Cruises - Fitness
We are going on the Grand European Cruise itinerary with Viking this Summer and have a question for people who might have taken this itinerary or otherwise cruised with Viking River Cruises in...
Adding brief visit to Camogli?
Thanks Flygirl, you really helped with your answer! Do you think, if we leave Genoa by about 8:30 AM for Santa Margherita and Portofino, that we might be able to also stop by at Camogli on the way...
Hotel Antiche Figure in Venice
We stayed for several nights after our cruise at the Hotel Antche Figure. It was located right on the Grand Canal opposite the main train station, and was also close to the port. It was very nicely...
Genoa to Santa Margherita and Portofino
We are planning on the same excursion on our own, but want to make sure that our reading of the Trenitalia timetable is accurate. The Equinox is arriving on Monday July 6th in Genoa at 7:00 AM and...
I think we would! But is there any secret to...
I think we would! But is there any secret to getting the most from the comedians and British humor?...
That is one thing which will be substantially different, I think, from what we are used to. :D
The cruise sounds perfect. Since Britannia is...
The cruise sounds perfect. Since Britannia is new, and obviously there are no reviews on cruisecritic yet, your comments are especially helpful. We have enjoyed reading all of them.

We have a...
Food options with P&O
Would anyone have a link to menus used on P&O? Our kids are vegetarian, so I wonder if the breakfast buffet would include items like pancakes or waffles? Also, are pizza and pasta likely to be...
P&O for American customers?
We are considering a cruise on the Britannia in 2015, as we are interested in the itinerary for the 14-day Iberia cruise departing on July 25, 2015. We are also interested in other Europe...
Antiche Figure
We just returned from staying two nights after our cruise at the Hotel Antiche Figure. It is an easy walk from the ship via the People Mover and Piazelle Roma, and is right across the grand canal...
Private Greece Tours
We used Nikos's company during our recent cruise and were happy with the driver, Ilias (Elias). We also separately found a guide for the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum (through viator). ...
Santorini Planent
We booked Santorini Planet before leaving on our cruise for a transfer at 9:30. We were off the ship on the first tender and therefore decided not to use Santorini Planet, and instead went up the...
corfu tour
We just got back from our 12-day cruise. Corfu was one of our best days thanks to Spiros from Corfu Taxi Tours. He is flexible and will adjust the itinerary for your interests. We were interested...
Baggage transfer to hotel in Venice
Thanks for your replies. After posting the question I learned that our hotel (Antiche Figure) provides porter service for its guests from Piazzale Roma for only 5 euros per bag. We will probably...
Venice baggage transfer to hotel?
Rick Steves, in his Med cruise ports book, mentions a baggage transfer service at the port in Venice, saying that for 8 euros it is possible to have bags sent to a hotel. Seems like a good idea if...
Thanks so much for posting your comments and the...
Thanks so much for posting your comments and the great photos. Your comments are very helpful and I am showing everyone in the family the photos you posted. I visited Santorini about 35 years ago...
We took an excursion from the ship from Kona with...
We took an excursion from the ship from Kona with Captain Zodiac. It went to the Captain Cook monument at Kealakekua Bay. The snorkeling there was outstanding. Very clear, calm water and lots of...
We went on a plane tour and it was nice, but we...
We went on a plane tour and it was nice, but we could see from a higher altitude that helicopters got much closer to the terrain, and that helicopters afford a more exciting view of the terrain. ...
Great family cruise
We went on the Pride of America with a 15 year old and an 11 year old. Both loved it. The 15 year old especially liked the teen club. She made new friends there who she keeps in touch with. Our...