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Forum: Celebrity August 13th, 2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By danacline
richsea, Thanks for the comments! It sounds...

richsea,

Thanks for the comments! It sounds like I'll have to fight hard not to gain weight on this one. Princess does have free ice cream, but only at a specific time (3:30) and place, for about...
Forum: Celebrity August 13th, 2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By danacline
One thing we found when sailing in/out of San...

One thing we found when sailing in/out of San Pedro...dense fog. We just _creeped_ into the harbor, maybe less than 5 knots. I don't think we were late, but we certainly were not docked until well...
Forum: Celebrity August 13th, 2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By danacline
Thanks for all the feedback. I will certainly...

Thanks for all the feedback. I will certainly post a report when I return. I'm looking forward to the itinerary - 8 islands I've not yet been to.

I've always wondered about Celebrity's...
Forum: Celebrity August 11th, 2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By danacline
Celebrity Millenium Noob

I have cruised 9 times, 3 each on Carnival, Holland America, and Princess. I am booked to take my Dad on the Millenium, November 16th out of San Juan.

I have heard that Celebrity is a step up from...
Forum: All Things Cruising July 18th, 2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,374
Posted By danacline
We have also purchased art from ParkWest both on...

We have also purchased art from ParkWest both on ships and on land, as well as from Princess (the only major cruise line that doesn't use ParkWest). So far, we've been reasonably happy. We have...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 10th, 2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By danacline
On our recent Triumph cruise, the kids center had...

On our recent Triumph cruise, the kids center had them doing scavenger hunts too... But I don't recall there being one for adults. I like the idea of presenting a list of things to take pictures of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 3rd, 2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By danacline
When we were there several weeks ago, Carnival's...

When we were there several weeks ago, Carnival's Atlantis Aquaventure tour was $149 each. Supposedly the cheapest way to do it (assuming more then 2 people) is to get a room at the Comfort Suites...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 3rd, 2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By danacline
The "spa" usually consists of two parts - the...

The "spa" usually consists of two parts - the "for free" part that includes the gym and sauna/steam rooms, and the "for pay" part that includes the massage rooms and where they do...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines April 2nd, 2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By danacline
If you get the Atlantis shore excursion from...

If you get the Atlantis shore excursion from Carnival, it includes a pass for the water taxi to return to the ship. Taxis leave the dock every 30 minutes, and take about 10 minutes or so to reach the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 31st, 2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By danacline
Parasailing is awesome - I did that at Half Moon...

Parasailing is awesome - I did that at Half Moon Key back in 2000. Not sure how high I went but I was much higher than the top of the ship. I've seen other parasailers (at Cabo) that were maybe 50...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 31st, 2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,200
Posted By danacline
Since I generally have my camera in my pocket,...

Since I generally have my camera in my pocket, and it records movies too, I'd tell the hubby to hold on a second, get it out and turn it on and aim it at him, then tell him to continue his tirade....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 31st, 2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,668
Posted By danacline
We were on the Triumph March 15-22, and it was...

We were on the Triumph March 15-22, and it was only OK. The ship is badly in need of a dry dock, and as another post mentioned, it's on the schedule. The entertainment and service was great, the art...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 28th, 2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By danacline
Well, my philosophy is any cruise you walk away...

Well, my philosophy is any cruise you walk away from is a good cruise. When we do return to San Juan, chances are it'll be because we're taking a Southern Caribbean cruise from there, so we should...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 27th, 2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By danacline
Ahh, that picture was taken on my first cruise in...

Ahh, that picture was taken on my first cruise in 2000. It's from Princess Keys and the ship in the background is the Sea Princess.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 26th, 2008, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By danacline
To change your dining arrangements, see the...

To change your dining arrangements, see the Maitre'd as soon as you board the ship. If he manages to do what you want, you might want to make sure to tip him.

Having said that, very few (large)...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 26th, 2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By danacline
Shore Excursion Gaffe

We just sailed on the Triumph, March 15-22 2008. The reason we booked this specific itinerary was the evening port call at San Juan. We wanted to take the Bioluminescent Lagoon Kayak tour. We booked...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 26th, 2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,216
Posted By danacline
Congrats on the proposal - hope she says yes! ...

Congrats on the proposal - hope she says yes!

I tend to overpack, but have cut down some... two pair swim trunks and two pair shorts, and depending on what you have, they could be interchangeable....
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 26th, 2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 800
Posted By danacline
You can bring back as much as you are willing to...

You can bring back as much as you are willing to carry. Anything over a certain number of liters requires you pay duty, but my wife and I brought back about 12 liters last week...customs didn't want...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines March 10th, 2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By danacline
I generally take a laptop, but don't use the...

I generally take a laptop, but don't use the ship's internet services. Instead, I take it ashore, as every port has an internet cafe within walking distance. Their prices are much better, generally...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 28th, 2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By danacline
I don't have a digital SLR, only a regular film...

I don't have a digital SLR, only a regular film SLR. However, I haven't carried that one on a cruise since my first cruise in 2000, as I moved into the digital world.

It's possible to get...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 28th, 2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By danacline
I subscribe and may still have that issue - I'll...

I subscribe and may still have that issue - I'll look when I get home tonight. Could you email me at dana at logicsmith dot com and I'll arrange shipping, assuming I have it?
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 28th, 2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By danacline
We're scheduled for Atlantis in a couple of...

We're scheduled for Atlantis in a couple of weeks, but I didnt' think about booking a room for the day. Let us know how that goes...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 28th, 2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By danacline
For the least effects of the ocean movement,...

For the least effects of the ocean movement, you'll want a cabin as low as possible in the middle of the ship.

If you get an inside cabin, you get a couple of benefits...more money to spend on...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 20th, 2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 952
Posted By danacline
How do they fit 4 people in their cabins? The...

How do they fit 4 people in their cabins? The same way you fit 4 people in a car <g>. Some (inside) rooms have the two pull-down bunk beds, while outside rooms have a sofa and one pull-down bunk.
...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines February 19th, 2008, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By danacline
I've done all of these (generally with the cruise...

I've done all of these (generally with the cruise line rather than independent) and had a blast on them all.

For Dunns River Falls, you'll need water shoes, sport sandals, or decent tennis shoes...
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