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Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,595
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Star Sightings?

He pitched great the other night, but those nights are few and far between!!
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,595
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Star Sightings?

Pretty sure Sidney was asked by the Aruban government to please stay away....
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,595
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Star Sightings?

Give the guy a break! Maybe he's not a gambler, and was just passing the time! (I'm a HUGE fan of his and feel the need to defend him!)
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,684
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Which spa for a massage?

We've never been impressed with the Mandara Spa at the Ocean Club. In fact, this year my husband walked over there to make an appointment and they were so intent on selling him treatments and...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, June 1st, 2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,065
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: where did your moderator go?

Sherry, so sorry to hear about this. As others have said, your attitude through this is wonderful. Take care.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, May 14th, 2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 81,361
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Madame Janette

We had dinner at MJ last Friday night. I had been emailing with Job regarding wheat/gluten allergies (my husband was recently diagnosed) and Job told me to just ask for Chris when we came in.
...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 14th, 2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,868
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: How is the weather?

We were in Aruba last week - I have never seen it so windy. I usually welcome the wind, but there were a few times last week (i.e., trying to have dinner outdoors at Passions) that it was really not...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, April 30th, 2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,686
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Restaurant Menus Only-please Post Links To Any Restaurant In Aruba!

I can't get that link to the menu to work, but the photos look nice. We'll probably try it for dinner Saturday. (Yes, this Saturday!! Can't believe it!!)
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, April 24th, 2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,686
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, April 24th, 2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,686
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Restaurant Menus Only-please Post Links To Any Restaurant In Aruba!

Anyone have a link to the menu for Taste of Belgium in that new mall across from the Holiday Inn? Thanks!
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 81,361
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Madame Janette

We have reservations at MJ for the first week in May, celebrating our anniversary. My husband loves loves loves the almond grouper BUT he was recently diagnosed with a wheat and gluten allergy. I...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Sunday, April 20th, 2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,442
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Internet Access?

I remember a couple of months back, the Surf Club was having a problem with the internet access in units in one of the buildings. We're headed down there on May 3 - anyone know whether they have...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 18th, 2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,582
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: latest strike news april 17,2008

Any word on what was said at the press conference?
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 17th, 2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,447
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Most Comfortable Casino

I love the Radisson casino. We own at the Surf Club, so we usually spend most of our time at the Stellaris, which is also nice.
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Monday, April 14th, 2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,838
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Any advice about reserving palapas?

If you go during the slower season, there is no problem reserving palapas in the first few rows ahead of time.
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Monday, April 14th, 2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,058
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Are they worth what we pay?

What something is worth to you personally is just that - personal.

We could never afford to pay $30,000 for a timeshare. But, we did pay under $15,000 pre-construction at the SC, and have no...
Forum: Aruba News Monday, April 14th, 2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,534
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Success Of Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Aruba Requires New Opening Hours

I consider Ruths Chris overpriced and overrated. Just my opinion.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Friday, February 15th, 2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 81,361
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Madame Janette

I get the same thing every time we go - the shrimp casserole du chef. It is wonderful. My husband finally tried the almond grouper last year and is already talking about getting it again this year...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Friday, February 15th, 2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,654
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: How was the "muck"?

Oh Sherry what a great story!!!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 28th, 2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,060
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Hyatt or Radisson

We own at the Surf Club but when we extended our trip last year, we spent two nights at the Radisson, and it is absolutely beautiful.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 28th, 2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,364
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Timeshare Tours

We also did one in RI, must have been 15 years ago. Wonder if you had the same woman we did. She was just as nice as could be, until I told her we had no intention of buying. Then she turned...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, January 28th, 2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,439
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: What flight time do you prefer?

We always used to use American, but we got so tired of them changing our flights around (and not bothering to tell us), that this year we are going on JetBlue. The price was less than American, and...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, January 25th, 2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,439
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: What flight time do you prefer?

I have to agree with Cathy on this one. I like to get there as early as possible. Even if your room isn't ready, they can store your luggage and you can either hang out by the pool, or even head to...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, January 15th, 2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,142
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: art galleries, artists on Aruba?

A Google search under Diane's name brought up this:

https://www.logsart.com/Thumbnail.asp?Artist=Romanello,Diane&gclid=CMHTtND0-JACFQR4HgodjHDXrg
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,266
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: questions about Surf Club

I agree, the studio unit is going to be really crowded for four of you. If there is ANY way at all you can be moved to a one-bedroom, do it. You'll have a separate bedroom where you can shut the...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, July 26th, 2007, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,685
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Dress code for resturants

We eat at some pretty nice places in Aruba (MJ's, Chef's Table, Marandi, etc.). We don't pack long pants or dress shoes or even sandals. We wear nice khaki shorts and polo or similar shirts. This...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 9th, 2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 632,290
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

Just booked for next year....297 days....waaaaah.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Tuesday, June 5th, 2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,844
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Flying Fishbone

Count me as one of the unimpressed. Nice atmosphere, but for the prices they charge, the quality of the food just isn't there.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Monday, June 4th, 2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,686
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: chef's tables restaurant

Went here last month. It was very good, but I wouldn't call it "excellent." I still prefer Mde. Janette. My husband loved it.

As for the presentation controversy...having eaten at four of...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Friday, June 1st, 2007, 08:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,117
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Aruba Destiny

Sorry but I just do not get why people seem to like this place so much.

Went last week after seeing all the incredible reviews on various websites. It has to have been the worst meal we have...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 31st, 2007, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,869
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: New Pics pt. 2

Even better than the first set!
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 31st, 2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Pics so far

Wow, those are beautiful!
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 30th, 2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,065
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Palapa situation at the Marriott

Just got back from the Surf Club. We were able to reserve front row palapas every day w/o any problems.
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 30th, 2007, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,488
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Aruba Trip Report May 12-19 - long

Great report and wonderful photos!! We just got back from the Surf Club on Monday night, and this made me homesick already for Aruba!
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Tuesday, May 15th, 2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,251
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Owners...what did they tell you when you bought?

When we purchased, we were told "ocean view" means that you have some sort of view of the ocean, possibly limited. So if you can see the ocean over the top of the Ocean Club - that's ocean view.
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Friday, May 11th, 2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,973
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Count down

We will be leaving for the Surf Club in 7 days, 11 hours and 56 minutes...approximately!! LOL!!

We've stayed at the Ocean Club (in May 2004) and the Surf Club (in July 2005 and last September),...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 9th, 2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,474
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: For those who have traveled the Caribbean...

Okay I know it's not a Caribbean island, but I can tell you one island that I actually think is, in many ways, even better than Aruba, and that is the Big Island of Hawaii. Gorgeous, uncrowded...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,641
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Where to go for Breakfast

I agree with chip collector - as much as I love Aruba, I have not been impressed by any of the breakfast options (well, Linda's, yes, but they don't open until 9:00 which is way too late for...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,079
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Is it Crowded the end of May?

If you walk next door to the Holiday Inn, you can get a noodle for $5. Still not as cheap as getting it in the US but much cheaper than the Surf Club and you don't have to find room in your luggage...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 27th, 2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,784
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Madame Jeanette website

So when will you be there? We'll be there Sunday May 20! :dinner_pl
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 27th, 2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,784
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Madame Jeanette website

I did an online reservation with MJ the other day and got a confirmation email same day.
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 17th, 2007, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,467
Views: 632,290
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: let's do a countdown part 2

31 days, 17 hours and 10 minutes til that plane takes off....
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Tuesday, April 17th, 2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,596
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Break Wall

I have a pretty good imagination so I think I can guess, lol.

Mushy or not, in 32 days I will be there and I can't wait!!
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Tuesday, April 17th, 2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,930
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Which Room Has The Best View??

In September, we were in a room overlooking the Lazy River with the ocean in the background. Loved it. Can't recall whether it was an even or an odd numbered room. Was in the second building.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, April 16th, 2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,294
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Airport - Horrendous Experience...

Another thing I always do is to pack one change of clothes, one swimsuit and one change of underwear for each of us in the carryone. Easy enough to replace toiletries if they get lost, but this way...
Forum: Marriott Surf Club Monday, April 16th, 2007, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,820
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: A Fantastic Week!

Thanks for posting! We'll be there in 33 days...can't wait.

FYI if, like me, you find the idea of carting around an odd size thing like a noodle annoying, you can get them next door at the...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 13th, 2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Another Casino Question

Oh they stink. No better than you would find at Foxwoods or Mohegan Sun here. (At the Radisson, they at least used to have 9/6 Jacks and some 9/7 Double Bonus.)
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 13th, 2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3,094
Views: 432,293
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Let's do a countdown

Not really counting, but approximately 35 days, 22 hours and 12 minutes until the plane takes off...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 13th, 2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,816
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: Another Casino Question

Since we would play anyway, we love playing at Stellaris and using the cards. We own at the SC, but we charge most of our lunches, our massages, etc., to the room, so any comps we earn just come...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 13th, 2007, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By Cathy in Boston
Re: To Chip Collector

I LOVE the iguana chip! Gotta get one!
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