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Forum: Other Mediterranean Ports Yesterday, 11:05 AM
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Posted By maryann ns
Yes! We were there on a very rainy day and...

Yes!

We were there on a very rainy day and still enjoyed walking around the lake and taking a boat ride to the island.

On a clearer day (from what I have seen in photos) the scenery is...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question Yesterday, 10:25 AM
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Views: 501
Posted By maryann ns
I have arrived in Europe, Argentina, Peru,...

I have arrived in Europe, Argentina, Peru, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Hong Kong without any local currency. There are always ATMs (more than one) at the airports. There is no need to pay...
Forum: Canada April 23rd, 2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,275
Posted By maryann ns
Yes it does. By the way it is Acadian Maple...

Yes it does. By the way it is Acadian Maple Products: http://www.acadianmaple.com/ 13578 Peggys Cove Rd
...
Forum: Canada April 22nd, 2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By maryann ns
You do not have all the port times clearly...

You do not have all the port times clearly indicated by it seems to me that the HAL cruise goes to more places but spends less time. Do you tender in Quebec City on HAL? That would not be good as the...
Forum: Canada April 20th, 2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,402
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 April 20th, 2014, 09:57 AM
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Views: 119
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 April 20th, 2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
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: 114
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: 18
Views: 587
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: 48
Views: 3,548
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: 3,110
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: 556
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: 22
Views: 1,191
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: 586
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: 2,964
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: 312
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: 258
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: 674
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: 1,257
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: 586
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: 473
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: 677
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: 1,089
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: 1,359
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: 763
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...
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