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Jimdee, I am glad my review was helpful. I am on...
Jimdee, I am glad my review was helpful. I am on board Europa again Travemuende to Hamburg counterclockwise around Britain, Scotland and Ireland, the cruise started August 11 and ends August 25. ...
Many of us enjoy pre-cruise details, it helps us...
Many of us enjoy pre-cruise details, it helps us plan future trips.
Enjoy your cruise!
Though there are challenges, I understand, chefs...
Though there are challenges, I understand, chefs on other lines who are careful have managed to serve excellent steaks at sea. They do not have to always be ruined.

Thank you for your thread,...
Erica, SB may not have as many vegetarian protein...
Erica, SB may not have as many vegetarian protein choices as bigger ships do, but they still have enough to meet healthy adult daily protein needs at meals and snacks, even from cheese based pastas:...
Glad it worked out! So much tension, I felt like...
Glad it worked out! So much tension, I felt like popping an extra blood pressure pill reading this.

DH and I have traveled for years and had never forgotten our passports ( though for a US...
They will be small but different, expedition...
They will be small but different, expedition ships, but with verandas. Not like the three sisters.
Presumably to compete with Scenic Eclipse and Crystal Endeavor and SS Cloud.
I know TA commissions vary a lot, but what on...
I know TA commissions vary a lot, but what on average is the percent for a luxury cruise that a TA (who is not an online mass booking site TA gets)? Say, one in CA.
Since internet came out for...
Just one of those formal night courses would fill...
Just one of those formal night courses would fill me up, but I would manage to squeeze in a second, as they look wonderful!
Thank you for all the work! I have had several of...
Thank you for all the work! I have had several of those and they are delicious.

Do not forget that many are seriously vegetarian for religious reasons, and cannot deviate, just as some will not...
DH, who has suits well-fitted, mostly complains...
DH, who has suits well-fitted, mostly complains that in warm weather or a warm dining room, a jacket is hot, even if made with summer cloth, so he takes the jacket off in MDR as soon as he sits down...
Do people smile for the selfie with the coffin? ...
Do people smile for the selfie with the coffin? I saw some tourist from Japan smiling for a selfie in front of a Holocaust memorial, and others in front of a DDay memorial to those who died in...
Probably a very young athletic person with no...
Probably a very young athletic person with no ailments who was told to save some money and thought “these are cheap and just fine, deal.”


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Thank you for your review, Rockyandmoose. Some...
Thank you for your review, Rockyandmoose.
Some questions:

1.

I have only been on Crystal once but keep eyeing it for a repeat.
I was in a small balcony/veranda cabin that had two upright...
How to monitor cruise fare?
I monitor for fare changes before final payment is made. TAs do not always look. Ours did not last year so we saved several thousand dollars by my catching the drop on a cruise I had booked very...
Hopefully the ill person will be ok. Traveling...
Hopefully the ill person will be ok. Traveling to such remote areas unfortunately comes with the risk of not being very near top medical care centers.


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Sticky: Dress Code
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Yay on the girl, nay on the plain dress, or what...
Yay on the girl, nay on the plain dress, or what there is of it, with that odd belt, though she meets dress code criteria for MDR at dinner.
But the thing about this girl is no one would really...
Thank you for posting your beautiful and happy...
Thank you for posting your beautiful and happy blog, Claudia!


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It is so frustraing not to have your things. ...
It is so frustraing not to have your things.

DH and I started crosspacking some things ten years ago, after our duffel bag containing all his shoes except the clunky hiking boots he wore on the...
SS seems more European in style than Crystal,...
SS seems more European in style than Crystal, both at tea and buffet and in many music choices.
I liked the Bulgari at first, and still like the...
I liked the Bulgari at first, and still like the bubble bath gel. But now I find the shampoo a bit rough on my hair, which has changed, though love the scent.

On a short cruise, you can bring...
Galeforce, I very much enjoy your careful photo...
Galeforce, I very much enjoy your careful photo composition style, and always look forward to your posts!

It is also nice to see a place one can cruise to that looks consistently cool but not...
I have not been on Encore but on the smaller SB...
I have not been on Encore but on the smaller SB ships vegetarian choice for appetizers and entrees in MDR and Colonnade were very nice ( as you know, you can have a couple different veggie...
I am eating up your wonderful pictures,...
I am eating up your wonderful pictures, galeforce, especially those of the foods!
Can you, as someone from UK, speculate why there are so many more Australians than Brits on board, especially...
here is the dead bear ...
here is the dead bear

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The only thing we could think of is that fossil...
The only thing we could think of is that fossil style petrified couches are more likely to last longer than soft, comfortable seating, before they start sagging, both because of the hardness and...