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The cane seats are wonderful, started using one...
The cane seats are wonderful, started using one before knee replacement and still us it--for the sitting more than walking. The older cousins might be happier using one.
We did not use any services,...
We have stayed at the Millennium apartments and...
We have stayed at the Millennium apartments and they are very centrally located. We share a 2 bedroom apt. with friends. The bedrooms were separated by the living room/kitchen. Each bedroom has...
Both Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are legal...
Both Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are legal holidays. Check the following sites to help you plan for your days in Paris
Tripadvisor
paris insider guide
paris info.com
trip savvy paris.
Don't...
If you are taking this trip in 2018, Marc 31 is a...
If you are taking this trip in 2018, Marc 31 is a Sat and the following day Apr 1 is Easter. Hope you are sailing in 2019. Please tell us the year you are traveling, so that we can better help you. ...
on our last AMA trip we were traveling with 2...
on our last AMA trip we were traveling with 2 other couples. One couple were on there first AMA trip, one couple on their second and we were on our third. We were invited to the Captain's table the...
Dec 10 return to Paris. Rain again--not a...
Dec 10 return to Paris.
Rain again--not a downpour, but enough to make touring uncomfortable. Came on the trip with compression in cervical 5 and 6. Damp weather not my friend. So I was very...
From Rouen we sailed to Mantes-La-Jolie. We five...
From Rouen we sailed to Mantes-La-Jolie. We five were the only ones on board after everyone left for Versailles. We had all been there during warmer times. Those who went reported that the indoor...
The online pictures of the ship are lovely. Also...
The online pictures of the ship are lovely. Also took a look at the deck plan. The Hamlet deck also has the lounge. Therefore I would pick any cabin after the suites, depending on how far you want...
Friday December 8th found us in Rouen. It had...
Friday December 8th found us in Rouen. It had rained and sleeted and a bit of snow overnite. After another wonderful breakfast, we 5 set off on our own because we had been here before in warmer...
Sorry for the delay in writing more about the...
Sorry for the delay in writing more about the trip. It has been quite cold here in the Dayton, Ohio area. Finally above freezing today for the first time in almost 2 weeks.
Embarkation. We took a...
In 2018, Advent starts the week after...
In 2018, Advent starts the week after Thanksgiving with the 4th Sunday of Advent being Dec.23. You can google the dates for many religious and commercial holidays, often years in advance.
Basically...
Was just on Uniworld's Joie de Vivre. At check...
Was just on Uniworld's Joie de Vivre. At check in our pictures were taken and put on our room key. Whenever we left the boat we swiped the card. Upon return, we had to show the card to the...
Jazz, can you please move this to the main river...
Jazz, can you please move this to the main river board. Thank you, Pat
Uniworld Parisian Royal Holiday at Christmas Time
We sailed on the Joie de Vivre on its first Royal Holiday sailinf on 6 Dec. This was never posted as a Christmas market cruise, but we did manage to find some.
Today's thread is about the ship. ...
Notamermaid, Merry Christmas!!! Thanks for all...
Notamermaid,
Merry Christmas!!! Thanks for all the river info this past year. Also your information about the new ports and history of the area is so interesting.
Lamb is our traditional Easter...
Christmas time on the Joie de Vivre
We returned almost a week ago from the first sailing of the Royal Holiday Cruise. It was a wonderful trip, but a review will have to wait til after Christmas. Still trying to finish all the...
Roz, we are on the Joie de Vivre (sp?). This is ...
Roz, we are on the Joie de Vivre (sp?). This is her first season.
Sharon, the cuddle duds are packed as are the woolen socks. It is supposed to be cold and rainy there. Pat
River cruise #23 starts tomorrow
Bags are packed, we are more than ready to go.
This will be our 4th Christmas market trip, but first in France. In 2002 we cruised the same itinerary with Uniworld and here we are 23 river cruises...
If you are spending any time precruise in AMS,...
If you are spending any time precruise in AMS, please take the Lights evening canal cruise. Many artists have put works in the canal or along side. It is spectacular. We went at 6:30pm and still...
The Marriott Millennium Apartments in Budapest...
The Marriott Millennium Apartments in Budapest are very centrally located. We stayed there a few years ago--shared a 2 bedroom apt. with friends. Living room separated
the 2 bedrooms. Each had...
We leave on Dec. 4 for our fourth Christmas...
We leave on Dec. 4 for our fourth Christmas market cruise and our 23rd river cruise overall. Have never felt threatened on any and they have been in many different countries. So looking forward to...
Can always have a wonderful sausage dinner,...
Can always have a wonderful sausage dinner, especially in Nurnberg.:)
Great idea, Nancy Evans. Makes a lot of...
Great idea, Nancy Evans. Makes a lot of sense.:DPat
We used Viking when we went to Russia, only...
We used Viking when we went to Russia, only because the lines offering hotel stays in ST.P and Moscow were not doing Russia when we wanted to go. Would highly recommend a line with hotel stays in...
We did this tour as part of a Christmas market...
We did this tour as part of a Christmas market trip. Nothing Sound of Music on ours. We did take a tour of the city, had lunch on our own and spent a good bit of time in the beautiful Christmas...