Norwegian Breakaway Review and Video Tour

I recently had the chance to take a weekend cruise on the Norwegian Breakaway out of New York City. Although we had cold weather, snow, and rough seas (All outside decks were closed due to 70 mph winds), the ship offered a wide variety of activities and a little something for everyone.  Here are my first […]

Norwegian Epic Tips and Review

Norwegian Epic

Norwegian Cruise Line raised the stakes on mega cruise ships when they added the Norwegian Epic into their fleet.  The 3rd largest cruise ship in the world holds 4,100 passengers, has the only tube and bowl water slide at sea, a rock climbing wall, two three lane bowling alleys, and “entertainment aboard is a caliber greater […]

Pride of America Reviews and Tips – NCL


Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America cruise ship is the only ship to cruise Hawaii 52 weeks a year.   This 2,138 passenger ship built in 2005 was the first new U.S. flagged cruise ship in 50 years.  The spacious suites and abundance of balcony staterooms provide an excellent opportunity to whale watch or witness the Kilauea Volcano.  The […]

Norwegian Jewel Review and Tips

Norwegian Jewel

The Norwegian Jewel was the first of 4 “Jewel-class” ships when the ship entered service in 2005.  The Jewel offers some of the largest suites and villas at sea including a nearly 5,000 sq foot 3 bedroom garden villa.  The Jewel offers something for everyone.  There are 16 dining options, 13 bars and nightclubs, several pools, 6 […]

Norwegian Dawn Review and Tips

Norwegian Dawn

New England’s favorite cruise ship, the Norwegian Dawn, takes passengers from the Port of Boston to Bermuda in the summer, Canada & New England in the fall. In the winter months, the Dawn sails out of Miami to the best spots in the Caribbean.  The Dawn recently underwent a dry dock total refurbishment in May […]

Norwegian Gem Review and Tips

Norwegian Gem

The Norwegian Gem is a Jewel class cruise ship launched by NCL in 2007.  The Gem offers the nearly 2,400 passengers amazing cruises to Bermuda, Bamahas, Florida, the Eastern Caribbean, Canada and New England out of Port New York City.  This Jewel Class ship offers 16 dining options, pools, hot tubs, spa, bowling alley, rock […]

Norwegian Pearl Review and Tips

Norwegian Pearl

The Norwegian Pearl, launched by NCL in 2006, offers the nearly 2,400 passengers amazing cruises to Alaska and the Caribbean.  This Jewel Class ship offers 16 dining options, pools, hot tubs, spa, bowling alley, rock climbing wall, villas and much more.  Also offered are Broadway style shows and a Nintendo Wii on a 2 story screen. […]

Norwegian Sky Reviews and Cruise Tips

Hull art on the Norwegian Sky

Having cruised on the Norwegian Sky 3 times, I would love to share some great tips on the ship. The Sky sails out of the Port of Miami to the Bahamas twice a week, once for 4 nights and the other for a 3 night weekend getaway. The Sky offers some of the best cruise […]