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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 09:59 AM
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Posted By maryann ns
There is lots to see and do in old Quebec even if...

There is lots to see and do in old Quebec even if you miss the changing of the guard. If you do a google search you should find some plans for do it yourself walking tours.
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports Yesterday, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By maryann ns
You will find an area of the Bodrum waterfront...

You will find an area of the Bodrum waterfront lined with gulets available for rental. You could just take a chance and negotiate with on of them.

However we found lots to do in Bodrum. We also...
Forum: Asia Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By maryann ns
You have yet to tell us where you are docking....

You have yet to tell us where you are docking. You will need to tell your driver that and they will know better about when to be there.
Forum: Italy Ports April 19th, 2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By maryann ns
We have been in that area several times on land...

We have been in that area several times on land tours. I preferred Montalcino. We had lunch at Enoteca Osteria Osticcio. We sat beside windows overlooking the Tuscan countryside sipping samplers of...
Forum: Italy Ports April 19th, 2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By maryann ns
Make sure your financial institution knows what...

Make sure your financial institution knows what countries you will be visiting.

Make sure you know what withdrawal fees your bank will charge.

You will need a four digit PIN.

If your...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises April 19th, 2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,676
Posted By maryann ns
We found Captain Carl's daily announcements...

We found Captain Carl's daily announcements hilarious! And yes, he was helping improve the skills of junior officers.

When the earthquake happened (Japan 2011) Captain Carl became all business,...
Forum: Canada April 16th, 2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,918
Posted By maryann ns
I live in Nova Scotia! I take notes to help...

I live in Nova Scotia! I take notes to help others.
Forum: Italy Ports April 16th, 2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By maryann ns
My only experience is with driverinrome (3 times)...

My only experience is with driverinrome (3 times) and they were excellent.

However, being a budget minded person I would be taking the train and a taxi.
Forum: Italy Ports April 16th, 2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 928
Posted By maryann ns
No! Not even going from Alexandria to Cairo and...

No! Not even going from Alexandria to Cairo and back was it better to take the ship's excursion.
Forum: Asia April 16th, 2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By maryann ns
Are you sure it is an eight day cruise on the...

Are you sure it is an eight day cruise on the Yangtze? I believe ours was just three nights and some are a bit longer. There is no need for them to be longer. We spent considerable time not moving....
Forum: Canada April 12th, 2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,784
Posted By maryann ns
From their menu: Pub Style Curry and Chips ...

From their menu: Pub Style Curry and Chips
Chicken curry served the Irish way, over chips with home made mushy peas.

http://www.oldtriangle.com/welcome/
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports April 12th, 2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By maryann ns
We stopped in Bodrum and Fethiye in November,...

We stopped in Bodrum and Fethiye in November, 2009. We had gorgeous sunny weather.

Bodrum is magical. There is a regular ferry which crosses the harbour from beside where we docked over to near...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports April 12th, 2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By maryann ns
When we did this route we passed by Stromboli...

When we did this route we passed by Stromboli around 7:00 and our captain alerted us to this. It was great to sip our coffee while watching the puffs of smoke from the volcano. The strait came later...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question April 10th, 2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By maryann ns
There are not many US cards with Chip and PIN! ...

There are not many US cards with Chip and PIN!

The messages you get on ATMs are not always accurate. If it refuses your request just put in a request for less. ATMs have limits on how much they...
Forum: Canada April 8th, 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By maryann ns
This particular supermoon also coincides with a...

This particular supermoon also coincides with a total lunar eclipse which will be visible in all of eastern North America. http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/lunar/2015-september-28

The highest...
Forum: Asia April 7th, 2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By maryann ns
If you go to Trip Advisor you can see how easy it...

If you go to Trip Advisor you can see how easy it is do arrange yourself with help from local agents or guides. That is what we did. I had a taxi arranged for pickup in Beijing, a driver to the Great...
Forum: Greece Ports March 28th, 2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By maryann ns
More like budget price, but in a great location...

More like budget price, but in a great location is Hotel Attalos. We had a decent room, breakfast and free luggage storage. It is close to the metro (Monasteriki?) and walking distance to the Plaka...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises March 28th, 2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By maryann ns
Wonderful itinerary! Athens is easy on your...

Wonderful itinerary!

Athens is easy on your own (with Rick Steve's guidebook).

Ephesus we took a private tour. You really need a guide and the tours are not too expensive. I arranged one for 12...
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises March 27th, 2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By maryann ns
Many people do not check Port times carefully....

Many people do not check Port times carefully. Are things such as museums open or closed. How long are you in port. Do you need to tender.

Azamara does well in these areas when compared to many...
Forum: Canada March 25th, 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By maryann ns
You can go back to the main Canada page where you...

You can go back to the main Canada page where you posted this and doing a search. Look to the right of the blue bar near the top of the page for Thread Tools.

You can also go here on Trip Advisor...
Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports March 25th, 2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 756
Posted By maryann ns
The place to ask these questions is Trip Advisor....

The place to ask these questions is Trip Advisor. That being said you will save money and have a better trip by renting a car and going where and when you want. You can easily find places to stay...
Forum: Canada March 23rd, 2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,623
Posted By maryann ns
Check out this company and see what they can do:...

Check out this company and see what they can do: http://www.greatearthexpeditions.com/
Forum: Canada March 19th, 2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,918
Posted By maryann ns
Here are my notes on private tours from Halifax....

Here are my notes on private tours from Halifax. These are taken from previous reports;
Forum: Canada March 18th, 2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,119
Posted By maryann ns
Great map 1kaper! That would be a fun day with an...

Great map 1kaper! That would be a fun day with an interesting drive.
Forum: Azamara Club Cruises March 18th, 2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,034
Posted By maryann ns
No it was not scary. We were in Nagasaki at the...

No it was not scary. We were in Nagasaki at the time and didn't feel a thing. In fact we emailed home from a cybercafe and our family knew we must be OK since we emailed after the time of the...
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