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Forum: Crewmembers November 24th, 2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,570
Posted By jeana
Shore leave permission is required (in addition...

Shore leave permission is required (in addition to visas and other requirements of the country you are disembarking in). On Princess, you must request shore leave permission at least 45 days in...
Forum: Asia November 23rd, 2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,033
Posted By jeana
Day Tour from Xingang to Beijing (Is it even possible?)

Hi

Will be on the Diamond Princess calling in Beijing on a turnaround day, passengers disembarking and embarking, and there are no tours to Beijing or the Great Wall for those staying onboard for...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 18th, 2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By jeana
I second that suggestion. Best to get a...

I second that suggestion. Best to get a "sampler" of some amazing ports across the continent. Greek Isles is beautiful as well, and particularly great for history / ruins buffs. You can overload...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines April 18th, 2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,114
Posted By jeana
As a crew member, I respectfully disagree. It...

As a crew member, I respectfully disagree. It really is an individual thing. I know many crew members who enjoy passenger interaction and some that share excursion/port time with them. Others...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine March 27th, 2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,232
Posted By jeana
I have worked on the ships for several months at...

I have worked on the ships for several months at a time and I can tell you it is possible to lose weight. I did - about 2 lbs/week as I did at home on Weight Watchers. I actually just followed the...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine March 27th, 2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 949
Posted By jeana
Princess Menus -Nutritional Info?

Hi,
Does anyone know if Princess provides nutritional info, like calorie & fat gram counts for their dinner menu items? I know, I know, who wants to count calories on a cruise... but I need to!
...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations March 15th, 2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,982
Posted By jeana
Thanks Ephraim! That is a great synopsis of how...

Thanks Ephraim! That is a great synopsis of how to spend a day in Malaga! Can't wait. And yes... I'll definitely give those urchins a try!

Jeana
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations February 28th, 2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,982
Posted By jeana
Hi Parrot Mom, Do you remember approximately...

Hi Parrot Mom,
Do you remember approximately how much the taxi to Mijas was? I am thinking of following your route this summer.

Thanks!
Jeana
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations February 28th, 2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By jeana
A great private and licensed guide in Egypt is...

A great private and licensed guide in Egypt is Nile Blue. It's a husband and wife team who can help you plan an itinerary. I know some of us last minute cruisers met on the cruisecritic website and...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations February 28th, 2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,513
Posted By jeana
I had a great independent day in Vigo a few years...

I had a great independent day in Vigo a few years back. I took a ferry across to the quaint town of Cangas. The island has lots of Celtic influence and you can have a nice relaxing and colorful day...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations February 28th, 2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By jeana
Best Way to Get To / Spend Time in Sintra

I have been reading the posts and they have been immensely helpful.
I will be traveling to Lisbon on the Grand Princess for just a day (a Sunday, 7am-4pm) and want to visit Sintra.

I believe the...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 23rd, 2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By jeana
Thanks so much! JT

Thanks so much!
JT
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 21st, 2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By jeana
Low fat Dining options on the Grand Princess

To all of those who have traveled the Grand Princess in Europe, I am wondering if you can help me with a couple of questions:

Does the Grand offer low fat salad dressings in the buffet?
Skim or...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 10th, 2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By jeana
Thanks very much!

Thanks very much!
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines February 10th, 2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By jeana
Gym / Exercise Room on Grand

Hi All,

Does anyone know if the gym on the Grand has Nautilus type (strength training) machines, or just the usual stationary bikes and treadmills. If not, any free weights?
Thanks.
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations May 12th, 2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By jeana
A Day in Torshavn

Hi,

Will be visiting Torshavn as part of a cruise (I work on the ship) and unfortunately will only be in town one day. I would like to see some of the town/countryside as well as a ferry ride and...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations May 8th, 2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By jeana
Independent Blue Lagoon Tour in Reykjavik

Hi All,

I am considering taking this as a 3 hour independent tour with a private bus service. Has anyone done this? I have written to the company for more info, but if you have done this, I would...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations May 7th, 2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By jeana
Princess Shuttle from Stockholm Pier in FRIHAMNEN?

In doing some research, it seems the Royal Princess is planned to dock at a more distant pier from the Old Town in Stockholm. Does anyone know if there will be shuttle buses available or does one...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines November 20th, 2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By jeana
Hi Alan & Katrina, Thanks so much - that's...

Hi Alan & Katrina,

Thanks so much - that's great information and I really appreciate your sharing it with me.

I will be working this time around, and I relish the time I can sit outdoors and...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 19th, 2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By jeana
Sea Princess -Outdoor Buffet Dining?

Hi all,

Can't determine from the deck plans for the SEA Princess if there is an area on deck (with sea view) to sit for buffet dining. Can you help?
Thanks.
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 16th, 2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By jeana
Sounds like you covered the ports! In Cabo, you...

Sounds like you covered the ports! In Cabo, you can take a private operator boat ride out to the Arches. Cheaper than the ship's tours. But disembark as early as possible for that one. Also...
Forum: Princess Cruise Lines October 16th, 2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By jeana
Yes it's an easy walk. I actually ate at the...

Yes it's an easy walk. I actually ate at the joint across from Cabo Wabo's since apparently it is the popular place with cruisers. Food was great and the service unhurried. Enjoy whatever you do.
Forum: South America February 22nd, 2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,921
Posted By jeana
I have learned from another cruise board that...

I have learned from another cruise board that there are private operators at the pier that offer Beagle Channel boat rides. I plan to do that.

Jeana
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations February 12th, 2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,391
Posted By jeana
I did this traveling solo and it was no problem...

I did this traveling solo and it was no problem and much cheaper than a taxi.

When you disembark the ship at Civitavecchia, their is a free shuttle bus which takes you and your luggage from the...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations February 12th, 2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,881
Posted By jeana
Re: Is Turkey, Greece and Italy safe for Americans?

Turkey is an amazing country and when you speak with the people you will learn that while the majority are Muslim, they highly pride themselves on the fact that Turkish Christians, Jews and Muslims...
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