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Forum: Costa December 8th, 2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By kittarwen
Yes,, I agree with your comments about the...

Yes,, I agree with your comments about the entertainment. I had read several reviews about it, so kind of knew what to expect. Corny comes to mind, but the audiences loved it!! The quick change...
Forum: Costa December 4th, 2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By kittarwen
:D We are back from this cruise and can...

:D

We are back from this cruise and can highly recommend it! The itinerary was fabulous, the ship was nice, and the staff were very good. The dining room waiter and back waiter were the best we...
Forum: Costa November 6th, 2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By kittarwen
Thanks so much for your reply about the cruise! ...

Thanks so much for your reply about the cruise! We are getting closer and closer! We did book the Nile River lunch cruise with the excursion to Giza, etc., so it is good to hear it was all great!
Forum: Costa September 2nd, 2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,086
Posted By kittarwen
We are doing the Italy, Greece, Egypt and Turkey...

We are doing the Italy, Greece, Egypt and Turkey itinerary, which was originally supposed to be the Serena. I am not sure why they changed the ship, but we will be on the Atlantica instead. I am...
Forum: Costa September 1st, 2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,086
Posted By kittarwen
That ship is their newest, and will not even be a...

That ship is their newest, and will not even be a year old at the time of your sailing. It was our first choice for our cruise this November, but Costa pulled it from the itinerary (not sure why)and...
Forum: Costa September 1st, 2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By kittarwen
After I posted I realized that you would need to...

After I posted I realized that you would need to be a citizen of a European Union country....:)
Thanks!
Forum: Costa September 1st, 2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By kittarwen
I know this is probably a stupid question, but...

I know this is probably a stupid question, but what is the easiest way to get visas and how much do they usually cost? I like the idea of the EU passport--how do you get one of those--? Same office...
Forum: Hotels August 30th, 2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,333
Posted By kittarwen
Great recommendations, I live here, so all were...

Great recommendations, I live here, so all were good. Also, check out the Crowne Plaza hotel, a bit of a walk to the FQ, but rooms are reasonably priced. The Renaissance and the Queen and Crescent...
Forum: Hotels August 30th, 2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By kittarwen
We like the Hotel Edison, it is right off of...

We like the Hotel Edison, it is right off of Times Square. Reasonably priced, centrally located
Forum: Hotels August 30th, 2007, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By kittarwen
No, but we did stay at the Hotel El Convento--it...

No, but we did stay at the Hotel El Convento--it was wonderful! A little on the expensive side, but worth every penny and conviently located in Old Town
Forum: Costa August 30th, 2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,290
Posted By kittarwen
Passport and/or visa info

Costa told me when I called and inquired that we do not need a visa for Egypt or Turkey as long as we take an excursion with them. We are planning to anyway, but I was wondering if anyone else can...
Forum: Costa August 30th, 2007, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By kittarwen
Yes, I am expecting the majority of the cruisers...

Yes, I am expecting the majority of the cruisers to be Italian, German and French. It will be a great experience, except for the smoking, which we knew about. Did you hear that we don't need a visa...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 30th, 2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By kittarwen
Victory Cabins

Just looking at cabins on this ship, what are people's thoughts on cabins close to the front, if not right there in front on the Empress deck--we have sailed in the back on cruise ships and liked it...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 30th, 2007, 02:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,831
Posted By kittarwen
I might have missed this part, but did you all...

I might have missed this part, but did you all book a handicapped accessible room in advance? You said you did your homework, and I do not doubt it. But, there are fewer of those cabins,and they...
Forum: Costa August 24th, 2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By kittarwen
You will be on it the week before us! Hoping you...

You will be on it the week before us! Hoping you have a great time. We are planning on doing the pyramids and probably volcano as well. There is so much to choose from! We will be staying in Genoa...
Forum: Costa August 23rd, 2007, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,919
Posted By kittarwen
Costa Atlantica Egypt/Turkey et al

We wil be boarding the Atlantica Nov 22 of this year, and are very excited. It is our first Costa cruise, and is our 14th cruise overall. We are so looking forward to it! Are there any particular...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 6th, 2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,282
Posted By kittarwen
We had a balcony and used it a lot, especially...

We had a balcony and used it a lot, especially whe the captain sailed close to the Pitons. The balcony is a great place to have coffee, breakfast, drinks or nap! Have fun! I would go back in a...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International March 2nd, 2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,282
Posted By kittarwen
Hi, St Lucia was GORGEOUS! I wish we had...

Hi,

St Lucia was GORGEOUS! I wish we had more time there. We will definitely go back as a land vacation, but it was a great cruise port. We did the pirate excursion with RCCL on the Brig...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 30th, 2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By kittarwen
Yes, you are right you can order a steak any...

Yes, you are right you can order a steak any night in the main dining room even if it is not on the menu. The problem is, they rarely can truly cook it to your specifications in the large dining...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 24th, 2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By kittarwen
You are welcome, enjoy your cruise and exploring...

You are welcome, enjoy your cruise and exploring that beautiful ship!
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 24th, 2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By kittarwen
We enjoy the dining room, but enjoy also doing...

We enjoy the dining room, but enjoy also doing other dining options on the cruise in the evenings. We like the smaller size restaurant, but mostly the quiet in the specialty restaurants,as...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 23rd, 2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,282
Posted By kittarwen
Hi, We did the Brig Unicorn Pirate ship (one...

Hi,

We did the Brig Unicorn Pirate ship (one of the ones used in the movie Pirates of the Caribbean)--it was a lot of fun, and we got to see most of the west side of the island from the water. We...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 23rd, 2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,897
Posted By kittarwen
We are taking our first Costa cruise this coming...

We are taking our first Costa cruise this coming December to the Greek Isles/Egypt/Turkey. We have sailed RCCL many times, and I don't think you will be disappointed on the Mariner, certainly. Have...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 23rd, 2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,791
Posted By kittarwen
Yes, it is a relatively new thing--we noticed in...

Yes, it is a relatively new thing--we noticed in 2005 they had signs everywhere about the importance of washing your hands. By our cruise this December 2006, there are mini hand stations at the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International January 22nd, 2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By kittarwen
The pool is a little small for the size of ship,...

The pool is a little small for the size of ship, but we didn't spend any time in it, as there were too many kids. They have a nice kiddie pool too. The best pool is in the Solarium, and it was...
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