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Forum: Crewmembers February 6th, 2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 973
Posted By Stennsan
Don't try to contact the cruise lines directly....

Don't try to contact the cruise lines directly. You message will likely go unanswered. Instead, search for crewing agencies in your home country. Alternatively, most major lines have career sites...
Forum: Azamara Cruises February 6th, 2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,495
Posted By Stennsan
Try this for starters: Welcome to Azamara...

Try this for starters:

Welcome to Azamara Club Cruises Shipboard Careers - Azamara Club Cruises Shipboard Careers (http://www.azamaracareersatsea.com/)
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers February 6th, 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Stennsan
Take half as many as you think you need. You're...

Take half as many as you think you need. You're going to end up with a few souvenir t-shirts anyway :)
Forum: First-Time Cruisers February 6th, 2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Stennsan
Our first cruise was on Celebrity. Now its the...

Our first cruise was on Celebrity. Now its the benchmark that we measure all our other cruises against. We purchased one soda package for $25 and one water package for $65. The soda package was worth...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International February 6th, 2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Stennsan
If I remember correctly, it was iced tea, orange...

If I remember correctly, it was iced tea, orange juice, apple juice and milk were all complimentary. My wife always gets a soda package, but I'm happy with iced tea all week long. I don't recall if...
Forum: All Things Cruising October 20th, 2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Stennsan
That could have been embarrassing. There are...

That could have been embarrassing.

There are things that we don't pack any more (http://www.cruiseonadime.com/transport/five-things-we-dont-pack-anymore/) just because of space and lack of use,...
Forum: Cruise Jokes & Trivia - Just For Laughs October 20th, 2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 24,829
Views: 553,265
Posted By Stennsan
Morning Cruisers, I thought this weekend...

Morning Cruisers,

I thought this weekend would never get there.

Enjoy it!
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 20th, 2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Stennsan
That's a great idea. You might also consider...

That's a great idea.

You might also consider buying a bigger frame and having a mat cut to fit your oddly sized photos. We've done that before.
Forum: Chit - Chat for Cruisers September 2nd, 2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By Stennsan
Marieta Islands, off the coast of Puerto...

Marieta Islands, off the coast of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

(so says the posting on Google+)
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 1st, 2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By Stennsan
We were tempted to book another cruise last week...

We were tempted to book another cruise last week while we were on the NCL Dawn. They were offing $100 on board credit for the current cruise if we put a $250 deposit down on a future cruise.

We...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines September 1st, 2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,633
Posted By Stennsan
A first cruise can be overwhelming. They throw a...

A first cruise can be overwhelming. They throw a lot at you in a short period of time. My advice to a first time cruiser is take it slow. Don't feel like you have do everything all at once. Take your...
Forum: Cruise Cuisine September 1st, 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Stennsan
Just stepped off the NCL Dawn yesterday. The...

Just stepped off the NCL Dawn yesterday. The steak in the main dining room was excellent. Had it three nights (slight differences in the dish each night). I have yet to encounter a bad steak on a...
Forum: Crewmembers August 22nd, 2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,732
Posted By Stennsan
Just a thought... An education in...

Just a thought...

An education in Hospitality Management would be more suitable to working up to Hotel Director. Maybe that's something to consider if you're into hospitality.

I'd agree with...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 22nd, 2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By Stennsan
Hope the missus doesn't see this. All my...

Hope the missus doesn't see this. All my snorkling gear will be dumped out to make room for soda bottles.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 22nd, 2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,033
Posted By Stennsan
These ships are very limited by available port...

These ships are very limited by available port facilities. Check out the Oasis Mighty Ships episode for an idea of how much work had to go into the port of Nassau just to be able to handle...
Forum: First-Time Cruisers August 22nd, 2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By Stennsan
So glad you enjoyed your first cruise. You'll be...

So glad you enjoyed your first cruise. You'll be hooked in no time.

Reading your tips made me remember our first cruising experience. We learned some of those very same lessons. It made for a more...
Forum: Celebrity August 22nd, 2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,368
Posted By Stennsan
We found the food and shows on Celebrity to be...

We found the food and shows on Celebrity to be better than what was offered on RCI. Celebrity is also more expensive than RCI.

But that's to be expected with Celebrity being RCCL's higher tier...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International August 22nd, 2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,876
Posted By Stennsan
We have yet to put tags on out luggage prior to...

We have yet to put tags on out luggage prior to arriving at the ship. It takes about five seconds for the porters to slap a luggage tag on your suitcase. Seems simpler that way.

Anyone run into a...
Forum: Cruise Dress / Packing August 22nd, 2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,874
Posted By Stennsan
Great packing guide. We over packed for our...

Great packing guide.

We over packed for our first cruise. We trimmed it down a lot for the second and we still had way too much. This time, we're going with a single suitcase and a carry-on each....
Forum: All Things Cruising August 22nd, 2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Stennsan
Yes. Please speak up. We leave on the Dawn on...

Yes. Please speak up. We leave on the Dawn on Friday. Doing some last minute research on Bermuda. Any tips?
Forum: All Things Cruising August 22nd, 2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By Stennsan
If it can cross an ocean unescorted, it's a ship....

If it can cross an ocean unescorted, it's a ship. If not, its a boat.
Forum: All Things Cruising August 22nd, 2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,470
Posted By Stennsan
Eye of the Needle. I'm working my way thru...

Eye of the Needle.

I'm working my way thru all of Ken Follett's older stuff. His WWII stories are superb. Jackdaws and Hornet Flight being my favourites.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 22nd, 2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Stennsan
Thanks for the info Marsdude. We're headed...

Thanks for the info Marsdude.

We're headed out on the Dawn on Friday and I was looking for some insight on the ship, having never sailed NCL before.
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