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Forum: First-Time Cruisers September 9th, 2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By PeterC
You say you're a bookworm and like to write? ...

You say you're a bookworm and like to write? Well, find a nice and quiet corner of the ship and do just that, read and write. There are a ton of activities on a ship but you won't be forced to...
Forum: Alaska July 8th, 2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By PeterC
I was the opposite and thought the train part of...

I was the opposite and thought the train part of the trip was better. This is why it's hard to make suggestions. We're all different in what we like and dislike. Hard to go wrong though, it's...
Forum: Alaska July 7th, 2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By PeterC
Alaska season is from May thru Sept basically....

Alaska season is from May thru Sept basically. Best weather usually June July Aug I'd say.
I would suggest going to Glacier Bay. This means you could sail Princess again. HAL and NCL go there too....
Forum: Disney June 19th, 2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By PeterC
Having grown up in SoCal, I loved going to...

Having grown up in SoCal, I loved going to Disneyland. In fact, when I was really little I actually met Walt there. What a thrill that was.
But for me, a Disney cruise wouldn't work. The...
Forum: Alaska April 2nd, 2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By PeterC
I'm with Paul. First Alaskan cruise go to...

I'm with Paul. First Alaskan cruise go to Glacier Bay. We loved it even more than when we visited Hubbard Glacier (which ain't bad, believe me).
This would eliminate some cruise lines too. One...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers March 19th, 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By PeterC
I'd say that with a port intensive itinerary and...

I'd say that with a port intensive itinerary and being social probably a balcony not needed. Of course only you know how your claustrophobia can effect you. I've never had an inside cabin (yet)...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers March 18th, 2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By PeterC
You'll be getting polar opinions on this...

You'll be getting polar opinions on this question. I think it's worth the extra price and others will be 180 opposite.
Where are you going? This could make a difference for you. To me, Alaska...
Forum: Alaska December 10th, 2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,594
Posted By PeterC
I suppose one of the first questions is what's...

I suppose one of the first questions is what's ones definition of a smaller ship.
The "smallest" ship we cruised in Alaska was HAL's Zaandam. Awesome.
I think Celebrity would be a good choice too...
Forum: Alaska December 7th, 2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,713
Posted By PeterC
It's a tough decision. I'm with Donna about...

It's a tough decision. I'm with Donna about this. Alaska for me a balcony cabin is a must. We spend a lot of time on the balcony watching the world go by, whether near the shore or not (there...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 9th, 2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By PeterC
I wouldn't go out of my way to book a cruise for...

I wouldn't go out of my way to book a cruise for a celebrity (Although I do wish I was on that Moody Blues Cruise) but about 20 years ago we were on a cruise and there was a Cincinnati Reds fan...
Forum: Alaska August 7th, 2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,111
Posted By PeterC
For Ketchikan I would suggest the Duck tour. ...

For Ketchikan I would suggest the Duck tour. Your daughters will love it, especially if you get them the duck call devices they'll sell you. It's fun for adults too. They do a tour of the town...
Forum: Celebrity June 7th, 2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By PeterC
If she reads this message board the she's going...

If she reads this message board the she's going to figure out the surprise pretty quickly! :wink:
Forum: Alaska May 17th, 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,240
Posted By PeterC
That's a tough question to answer since we all...

That's a tough question to answer since we all have such different opinions on what we love about cruising, especially Alaska.
There are tons of things to do on the ship, including my favorite, ...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 3rd, 2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,128
Posted By PeterC
Ooh, I'd want to see Richie Havens too! ;) ...

Ooh, I'd want to see Richie Havens too! ;)
James Tayor and ZZ Top have done cruises so I wouldn't be surprised these days who might show up.
"Ladies and gentlemen, Celebrity cruises proudly...
Forum: All Things Cruising April 2nd, 2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,128
Posted By PeterC
I'd have loved to go on this cruise. And a Joan...

I'd have loved to go on this cruise. And a Joan Baez cruise would be nice too. FYI, go to YouTube. There are a lot of videos posted of the Moody's, Greg Lake, Zombies, etc performances from this...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines March 4th, 2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By PeterC
Friends were on the Golden Princess on the hawaii...

Friends were on the Golden Princess on the hawaii 14 day round trip cruise and they did show the Awards on MUTS. It was really cold out however and they found it was being shown inside somewhere so...
Forum: All Things Cruising December 3rd, 2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,167
Posted By PeterC
We've never heard any amorous adventures from...

We've never heard any amorous adventures from adjoining cabins however once when my Mother-in-law was on a cruise with us and in the cabin next to ours, as we were getting reading for dinner my wife...
Forum: Celebrity September 23rd, 2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By PeterC
We all have our likes and dislikes which makes...

We all have our likes and dislikes which makes these forums fun I think. For example, you think that nightlife is important to you where the most important thing for us is scenery and itinerary. ...
Forum: Alaska September 22nd, 2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,661
Posted By PeterC
Skagway's at sea level so no thin air there. Not...

Skagway's at sea level so no thin air there. Not sure the elevation of the glacier you're looking at hiking too.
Forum: Celebrity September 22nd, 2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By PeterC
We loved Celebrity in Alaska. My only "problem"...

We loved Celebrity in Alaska. My only "problem" with them is no Glacier Bay. Hubbard Glacier is great but we loved Glacier Bay. Princess has ships that go to Glacier bay however the original...
Forum: Celebrity September 22nd, 2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By PeterC
What ships are you comparing? I you looking at a...

What ships are you comparing? I you looking at a balcony cabin?
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 22nd, 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By PeterC
Internet connection on the ships is very...

Internet connection on the ships is very expensive and very slow. At least that was our experience.
Dress is more casual on the Alaskan cruises. There will be a couple of "formal" nights but there...
Forum: All Things Cruising August 16th, 2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,502
Posted By PeterC
I've noticed on our past cruises that whenever...

I've noticed on our past cruises that whenever we've headed aft there's a noticeable vibration. At least on the ships we've been on. In some cases really bad. I'd love to have an aft cabin with...
Forum: Alaska August 8th, 2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,383
Posted By PeterC
Unless I was going to do a land tour up to Denali...

Unless I was going to do a land tour up to Denali I would choose the round trip option. I must say however that I haven't seen College Fjord yet and I hear it's wonderful. Some like it more than...
Forum: Alaska August 6th, 2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,245
Posted By PeterC
I think the Hubbard glacier is actually more...

I think the Hubbard glacier is actually more spectacular than any of the glaciers you'd see in Glacier Bay. That's all relative of course, the Margerie Glacier in GB is awesome. We feel the...
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