In response to Momo's earlier post - I am posting from Northern California. (I used to live in NJ but moved when I was 11). We have a bit of a flight ahead of us to get to the ship - but it's worht it!
We are getting so excited about this trip. The photos I've seen so far are really beautiful.
I am actually hoping the ship gets to leave from NYC (only 30 blocks from my apartment). A story in this weekend's Daily News reports that the ship will be taking up 2 berths and will be dangerously jutting out when it arrives in April (http://www.nydailynews.com/news/loca...p-149338c.html). I believe that if this presents a huge problem, they may have to move the docking to Brooklyn when the ship comes back in May!