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Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 19th, 2008, 03:50 PM
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I think the best beaches are in the south section...

I think the best beaches are in the south section of the island because of less wind, but you’ll need to take the bus. Walk around the port to your right toward the windmills. Up the hill, a few...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 18th, 2008, 03:14 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
You can easily do all of these ports on your own,...

You can easily do all of these ports on your own, I think it would depend on your comfort level.

Athens
I don’t think you need to do the ships excursion; the metro is clean and reliable. But...
Forum: Celebrity August 15th, 2008, 02:11 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
What would you like to know? I started by...

What would you like to know?

I started by reading reviews on the companys, siting specific drivers and then reading some reviews on them, after that it really came down to cost. I haven't come...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 15th, 2008, 01:28 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
Hi Stavros, There's so many guides/drivers to...

Hi Stavros,
There's so many guides/drivers to use; I haven't read of any bad ones. My family and I have used Fabrizio with allarounditaly. He's reliable, engaging, funny, keeps you on schedule,...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 8th, 2008, 06:26 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
Shops will take euros & dollars, but I believe...

Shops will take euros & dollars, but I believe the Haj Sophia only takes T. Lira along with museums.
Forum: Celebrity July 25th, 2008, 06:49 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
Here's a few you can try. I kept a notebook of...

Here's a few you can try. I kept a notebook of all the research I did when I went. I swear, I thought I had more. If you do need more, let me know and I'll look.

Santorini -...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 25th, 2008, 03:41 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
Friends of my parents did transatlantic on...

Friends of my parents did transatlantic on celebrity. During the crossing they said it was upper 50s to low 60s, not factoring the wind chill.

As for the ports, We went in the beginning of May,...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 25th, 2008, 02:37 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
Public transportation is very easy to do. But I...

Public transportation is very easy to do. But I think the ease would depend on how much luggage you have and if you want to carry your luggage up the stairs at the metro. We’ve done it once and...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 23rd, 2008, 08:18 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
My parents used Viking last year from Vienna to...

My parents used Viking last year from Vienna to Amsterdam and they had a fantastic time. Here's a link of a review on the Viking Sky:...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 17th, 2008, 04:03 PM
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Views: 1,534
Posted By GoGoTrvl
I was in your shoes last year; I planned our...

I was in your shoes last year; I planned our family cruise this past May. We actually booked the Princess first but cancelled and switched to Celebrity because of the Itinerary and how long we would...
Forum: Shore Excursions July 16th, 2008, 04:25 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
For Haifa we used avitours....

For Haifa we used avitours. http://www.avitours.co.il/aboutEn.asp?Aboutnum=1. You'll have to pay a deposit though. They're pretty flexible with what you want to do. I can't remember the name of our...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 15th, 2008, 08:16 PM
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Views: 2,961
Posted By GoGoTrvl
1. Rome – One of our favorite ports. I really...

1. Rome – One of our favorite ports. I really recommend using a driver especially if you’ve never been, you can see so much more. But here's some info to take the train from Civ to Rome: ...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 14th, 2008, 04:28 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
Cefalu is a 45 min train ride from Palermo;...

Cefalu is a 45 min train ride from Palermo; trains depart Palermo for Cefalu at about half hour intervals throughout the day. It’s a nice seaside town with some really nice restaurants and...
Forum: Celebrity July 14th, 2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By GoGoTrvl
Hi Gina, My family and I did a combination...

Hi Gina,

My family and I did a combination of DIY and private tours when we went. Since I didn’t know what to do in the ports, I looked at what the ship offered then compared it to what a...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 11th, 2008, 01:49 PM
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Posted By GoGoTrvl
Helsiniki is such a beautiful and relaxing city...

Helsiniki is such a beautiful and relaxing city that you can easily do on your own. When I was there, we walked about 10 min to the bus stop and took the #16 bus to Kauppatori market square and...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations July 9th, 2008, 03:05 PM
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Views: 3,497
Posted By GoGoTrvl
You can do all these ports easily on your own; it...

You can do all these ports easily on your own; it would really depend on your comfort level. Keep in mind that someone is on strike everyday in Italy, so always have a back-up plan. A lot would...
Forum: Celebrity July 9th, 2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,427
Posted By GoGoTrvl
what other ports will you be visiting?

what other ports will you be visiting?
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 26th, 2008, 07:10 PM
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Views: 772
Posted By GoGoTrvl
It will be busy and crowded. The vatican museum...

It will be busy and crowded. The vatican museum and sistine chapel will be closed, but the colosseum is open (the Pope visits the colosseum too). Keep in mind that the day after easter is an...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 19th, 2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By GoGoTrvl
The main attraction in Almeria is the Alcazaba...

The main attraction in Almeria is the Alcazaba which offers panoramic view of the port and the city. The port isn’t far from the city, but it’s not an easy walk. You'll want to take a cab. ...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 18th, 2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,153
Posted By GoGoTrvl
I forgot to add 2 more recommendations for...

I forgot to add 2 more recommendations for Turkey:

www.toursinistanbul.com and www.leventsolmaz.com
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 16th, 2008, 02:36 PM
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Views: 2,884
Posted By GoGoTrvl
Civitavecchia/Rome If you just want to go to...

Civitavecchia/Rome If you just want to go to Rome, the best way is to take the train if not with a driver. There are several running all day. The trip time is about a little over an hour.
...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 12th, 2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,366
Posted By GoGoTrvl
When you get off the ship take the bus to the...

When you get off the ship take the bus to the train station and get on the train marked Sorrento. If you walk it’s approx 25 min. Once on the train, it takes about 30 minutes from the time you...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 11th, 2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,383
Posted By GoGoTrvl
No crowds, no traffic. The seas are calm, it...

No crowds, no traffic. The seas are calm, it might shower, but cold at night.
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 11th, 2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,647
Posted By GoGoTrvl
It can vary by ports; avg normally low 50's to...

It can vary by ports; avg normally low 50's to low 70's. The further east you go, the warmer. Tunisia can get to the low 90's. It may shower in some ports too. For us it was Rome. The seas should...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations June 11th, 2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,153
Posted By GoGoTrvl
For Rome/Naples we used Fabrizio with...

For Rome/Naples we used Fabrizio with allarounditaly.net - he contacted me 2 wks before the trip to go over the itinerary, we initially picked him because of cost. In the end it was the perfect...
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