I would love to have a balcony every time. Being single and traveling alone I usually opt for in inside. However I am going on the Carnival Dream with my cousin in 2012 and have already chosen an aft facing balcony. I did the math and to share that balcony was less money than paying the single supplement on the tiny inside cabin.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.“