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Old March 3rd, 2009, 07:32 PM
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Ok my list of unconventional things

mole skin (med/foot care dept)- you'll most likely be wearing shoes you dont normally wear and having them rub soars on your feet will ruin your day.

alarm clock

tour book cut into sections by port – makes for a more compact walk about item. Small monetary sacrifice.

water bottle w/ wide mouth cap (Nalgene type found in Target sporting good section) – fill with ice and skip paying $2/bottle for taking on shore

insulated travel mug

collapsible cooler – the fridges in the room don’t really keep things cold. Tip the room steward to keep it filled with ice

backpack – to take on shore

small binocs – to check out all those thing in the distance when your at sea and cant make out with the naked eye. Like $20 at Wallymart.

bubble wrap for bring home stuff

small sewing kit

over door organizer

coozie

night light

power strip – 3 outlet compact model from Ikea recommended

collapsible lunch box/bag and sandwich size rubbermaid containers – room service is free on the ship so why not pack a lunch when going ashore

post-it notes – to keep tabs on cabin mates comings and goings on the cabin vanity mirror

yellow and blue hi-lighter- to highlight things to do on the daily planner. Blue and yellow make green for things you both want to do.

cabin door decoration (hobby stores) (magnetic type) – makes the cabin more homely and makes finding your cabin in the long hallways easier.

R
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