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Ask Harriet: Optional tours in Norway

One of the most unique parts of our Norwegian Coastal Voyage & Lapland vacation is the coastal cruise on a working ship. But because this Hurtigruten vessel isn't owned by Grand Circle, reserving optional tours is a bit different from some of our other trips. This month’s question is about these special opportunities to travel inland and see more of Scandinavia...

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Ask Harriet: Visiting Italian art museums

We will be on the Rivieras cruise from Florence to Nice, and would like to visit the Uffizi museum if possible. It seems there is time on Day 4 if the Chianti optional trip is not taken or on the afternoon of Day 5, listed as free time...

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Ask Harriet: River Ship pillows

Q: I know this is an off-the-wall kind of question, but are the pillows down or foam on the M/S River Concerto (or similar)? I know the River Ships have duvets, which I love, but am curious since I prefer down pillows and sleep better with them. Thank you...

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Ask Harriet: Wifi and 3G reception in Spain hotels

Q: Do most hotels on this trip have wi-fi? I know they don't have it on the bus. What is 3G reception like? We have all of our phrase books, historical guides, fiction for long bus rides, menu-masters, and even photographs on our hand-held devices...

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Ask Harriet: Laundry, bar costs in Russia

Q: Do you have any suggestions or recommendations on the best dates to take this trip to maximize the blooming tulips and other flowers?

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