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TheCruiseExplorer
Nov 22, 2011

On the Coral and Island Princesses there are 2 "secret" viewing areas that are superb. They're at the bow on Decks 10 and 11 ( http://tinyurl.com/89xu386 ). Go through the door that says "No Entry" or some such thing. It's actually okay to do - both of the spots are in full view of the bridge.

DIYexcursions
Jan 14, 2014

Take the excursion to Embrara Indian Village in Panama, truly unique. We hired guides in Aruba and Columbia who were wonderful and much less than ship excursion, highly personalized. Make sure they speak English well, though!

cplettner
Sep 08, 2014

The TV channel from the bridge is fascinating.

laureenbacon
Nov 02, 2014

Make sure you get the wrapped sandwiches from the cafeteria the night before an extended excursion. Our tour to Panama City was 6 hours and we were given a bottle of water and a muffin the whole time. We were not anywhere long enough to go to a restaurant to eat.

FortLauderdale
Dec 04, 2014

Bring binoculars and cool tee shirts and shorts for daytime. You will need them during your excursions!

Zeb
Jan 17, 2015

Great pizza at the lido deck.

momnun9
Jan 30, 2015

Great hamburgers at the grill. Really liked the ventriloquist who entertained a couple of nights.

abbyfprince
Jul 05, 2015

Take the time to talk to the people who serve you. They have interesting stories

christinastrache
May 08, 2011

Watch the morning show every morning to hear about the daily activities on and off the ship. The cruise directors were hilarious...we would watch it twice enjoying our morning coffee!

ntvsdgrl
Sep 16, 2012

For inside cabins, leave the TV on the bridge cam. This way you'll know when its daytime and it will also give a light to the bathroom.

RBKline2013Feb
Mar 10, 2013

if you leave a meal hungry, its your own fault. great Fruit bowl available for all meals on the Horizon court. Main Dining rooms also are available for lunches and dinners.

crustybucket
Oct 17, 2011

Definitely go with the layered look. On deck can get quite cool and breezy!

Newlywed
Oct 01, 2013

While waiting to disembark, sit in a pool lounge chair on the Lido deck. Great viewing, comfortable, and plenty of room for your carry-ons.

TanVan
Oct 30, 2013

Go to Ice Cream booth. It is good

Sword5
Nov 11, 2013

We always enjoy the sit-down breakfast and meeting new people.

PatB38
Nov 10, 2013

If given the opportunity in anytime dining, make a reservation for your preferred time. You can either dine by yourselves (or with the party you came with) or opt to be seated with others whom you don't know. Early in the cruise, we had no problem being seated without a reservation but later did.

Flacruiser42786
Dec 02, 2013

Dining room very slow at breakfast. Lido had great food and didn't seem crowded. We ate breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner at the buffet.

popatkin
Jul 01, 2014

Pay the extra money for the day at Glacier bay and reserve the sanctuary - and reserve early, it books fast.

traintraveler
Jul 01, 2014

Lido deck ice cream and pizza bar good. Servers were really nice. Also the bar and sandwich place outside the casino has real good snacks.

jdeluccia
Dec 04, 2014

I feel that you cannot go wrong with a balcony cabin.