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Forum: Wedding Plans on Ships September 2nd, 2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,770
Posted By vi reynolds
Oh, sorry I took so long to reply. Have been...

Oh, sorry I took so long to reply. Have been decorating for a few weeks an not on the net much.

Yes, they have cruised before but only in Europe, Mediterranean, Classical Greece and so on. Now,...
Forum: Family Cruising August 18th, 2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,469
Posted By vi reynolds
Myself and my husband are from England and...

Myself and my husband are from England and currently live in NY state. Dan (husband) booked a Carnival Eastern Caribbean cruise for us, my parents and our 6 month old baby. It was fine despite the...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 13th, 2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,880
Posted By vi reynolds
Sorry, caballita (I love your user name by the...

Sorry, caballita (I love your user name by the way - studied a little Spanish at school and loved it also), yes, pickpockets are everywhere. I should know that since I lived in London for years. In...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 10th, 2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,880
Posted By vi reynolds
Re: things to do in barcelona

A body belt is a good idea. Also bear in mind that in Spain they ask you for ID for everything, like paying with a credit card, but if they are somewhere close to your body they are safe.
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 10th, 2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,880
Posted By vi reynolds
Re: things to do in barcelona

I'm pretty sure you'll do better pricewise by yourselves than by booking the tour. It's usually the case and honestly, tapas are everywhere. Even the very local not too posh looking bars serve...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 10th, 2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,880
Posted By vi reynolds
Re: things to do in barcelona

I'm pretty sure you'll do better pricewise by yourselves than by booking the tour. It's usually the case and honestly, tapas are everywhere. Even the very local not too posh looking bars serve...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 10th, 2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By vi reynolds
Thanks so much for pointing me to your review,...

Thanks so much for pointing me to your review, hun.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 10th, 2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By vi reynolds
Thanks very much everyone! Decisions,...

Thanks very much everyone!

Decisions, decisions... the trouble is that it's not for us for we want it to be really special for the lucky couple.
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 10th, 2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,880
Posted By vi reynolds
It may be that you have been and gone by now but...

It may be that you have been and gone by now but personally, yes, I would just wonder off and find your own place. Tapas are small dishes not meant to make a whole meal on themselves and they are...
Forum: European & Mediterranean Destinations August 10th, 2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By vi reynolds
Adviced offered on British Islands, Spain & Europe gener

A post on a different category gave me this idea.

Since I come from England, I thought I offer my advice on ports, things to do etc to anyone wishing to visit the British Islands.

I have...
Forum: Holland America August 10th, 2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,524
Posted By vi reynolds
I haven't been on the boards that long and I...

I haven't been on the boards that long and I didn't know Rita, but this news have made me sad nonetheless. She had so much to look forward to, to live for and as you said, her father to look after....
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 10th, 2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,459
Posted By vi reynolds
I have never been on NCL but I'm shopping for a...

I have never been on NCL but I'm shopping for a cruise for my brother and his fiancee (wedding gift) and I'm seriously considering NCL. It's good to see that there are so many restaurants and that...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 10th, 2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By vi reynolds
Thanks so much StormKat, now what do you mean by...

Thanks so much StormKat, now what do you mean by having heard nothing good about the Hawaii trips on this liner. I know you mentioned this permission etc but not having cruised a huge amount, I'm...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 10th, 2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By vi reynolds
We book direct with dolphin encounters. Someone...

We book direct with dolphin encounters. Someone on cruisecritic reccommended that to me instead of booking through the ship. It's a really nice experience.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 10th, 2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By vi reynolds
Totally agree and the Gothic Quarter is wonderful...

Totally agree and the Gothic Quarter is wonderful for atmosphere also. :-P
Forum: All Things Cruising August 10th, 2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,157
Posted By vi reynolds
This is the second post I read today about...

This is the second post I read today about possible cruise scams. Thanks guys so much for all the info.
Forum: All Things Cruising August 10th, 2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,126
Posted By vi reynolds
I keep my fingers cross for your sister that all...

I keep my fingers cross for your sister that all is well, however this is just plain scary! :shock: Thanks guys for opening my eyes though. My husband would probably have picked up on something...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Lines August 9th, 2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By vi reynolds
Pride of America - Hawaii cruise Oct 09 honeymoon gift?

DH and I are currently shopping around for a wedding gift for my brother, who's also his best friend and his fiancee. They live in London but they will be coming to visit us in NYC (we can meet them...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 9th, 2009, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By vi reynolds
Thanks so much! I was very silly indeed. It was...

Thanks so much! I was very silly indeed. It was so obvious but I kept thinking it was something to do with my profile! Daft, daft me! :-P
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 9th, 2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,325
Posted By vi reynolds
Well, I must say that I was on the Miracle...

Well, I must say that I was on the Miracle recently and I found the food to be very good and not just the stuff in the supper club, and certainly plentiful and I'm a self-confessed food snob (not in...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines August 9th, 2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,696
Posted By vi reynolds
I think I would like one overnight stay because...

I think I would like one overnight stay because sometimes you come across say a restaurant or a particular show you would like to see but cannot because the ship is leaving.

In terms of...
Forum: Wedding Plans on Ships August 9th, 2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,770
Posted By vi reynolds
Cruise as wedding present?

Hi guys,

We went to England to visit my family and my brother, who has incidentally been DH's best friend for years and his fiancee finally announced that they are getting married the last weekend...
Forum: Health at Sea August 9th, 2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,138
Posted By vi reynolds
I really have to agree with this. The fact that...

I really have to agree with this. The fact that he got sick so soon afterwards made me wonder a lot.
Forum: Health at Sea August 8th, 2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,558
Posted By vi reynolds
Re: Dont get sick on board!!!!!

Not trying to be flippant or disrespectful at all, my husband got diagnosed with a ruptured appendix two days after our cruise. He had symptoms before which he tried best he could to ignore because...
Forum: Health at Sea August 8th, 2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,558
Posted By vi reynolds
Re: Dont get sick on board!!!!!

Not trying to be flippant or disrespectful at all, my husband got diagnosed with a ruptured appendix two days after our cruise. He had symptoms before which he tried best he could to ignore because...
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