Check Out Norwegian Cruise Line’s New Main Dining Room Menus

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In the coming months, Norwegian Cruise Line will be rolling out a new menu in the main dining rooms across its fleet of ships. And right now, guests sailing aboard the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Prima, are getting a first look at what the menus will offer. What’s New About the Norwegian Cruise Line Menus […]

Everything You Need to Know About Indulge Food Hall on Norwegian Prima

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Norwegian Prima has totally changed the dining experience with the introduction of Indulge Food Hall. With 11 different eating options, it’s a great spot to sample a variety of foods or to make a meal of one favorite type of cuisine. But what’s included in the price of the cruise? What costs extra? And given […]

The Best of Norwegian Prima: Checking Out 5 New Hot Spots to Grab a Cool Drink

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Even folks who have sailed every ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet will find completely new elements to enjoy on its newest vessel, the Norwegian Prima. When it comes to Norwegian Prima bars, there are plenty of longtime favorites, but guests will also find several new-to-Norwegian spaces and concepts worth checking out. What does […]

My First Impressions of New Cruise Ship Norwegian Prima

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Having sailed on most of Norwegian Cruise Line’s ships, I looked forward to investigating the new Norwegian Prima. I had seen renderings of the different areas, but there’s nothing like actually stepping onto a ship for the first time and seeing how those initial drawings were brought to life. Even before walking the gangway, you […]

Holland America’s ms Rotterdam: Comprehensive Ship Review

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Holland America’s Rotterdam, delayed by COVID, made her maiden voyage from Amsterdam in October of 2021 and then sailed initially in the Caribbean. In May of 2022, she again sailed from Amsterdam, visiting her namesake city, Rotterdam. She is the 7th ship with this name and she wears the name well. ms Rotterdam Ship Stats […]

11 Things to Do in Icy Strait Point, Alaska

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Located on Chichagof Island, Icy Strait Point is one of the most natural cruise ports that you may ever visit. With outstanding views wherever you look, you will get a real feel for the grandeur of Alaska. Intent on keeping those views a part of the visit to Icy Strait Point, the docks have been […]

How to Spend 8 Hours in Juneau, Alaska

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The landlocked capital of Alaska welcomes many ships to its newly renovated docks. The downtown area continually improves and new options for visitors keep the area fresh even for those who have been to Juneau multiple times. Don’t just stay on the ship because you have been to Juneau before! Select a theme or mix […]

10 Things to Do in Skagway, Alaska

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Skagway’s compact size makes it an easy town for exploration and finding things to do. Surrounded by mountains, with many streams and rivers and within a National Park, Skagway lures both adventurers and casual visitors. Ships dock with easy access for discovering the port, a very walkable small town. Here are 10 things to do […]

Viking Ocean and Expedition Ships: 11 Similarities and Differences

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Viking expanded into the expedition cruising arena following success in both the river and ocean cruise sectors. The line follows a model that maintains consistency across its fleet. All of the ships in the same class are nearly carbon copies of previous ships. Viking has taken the best components of its ocean ships and combined […]

Review: Viking Octantis Expedition Cruise Ship

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Just The Facts Built: 2022 Size: 30,150 gross registered tons Measurements: 665 feet long, 77-foot beam Staterooms: 189 Capacity: 378 Crew: 256 Overview After having successfully launched both river boats and ocean ships, Viking entered the market with a sleek and stylish expedition vessel. Designed to navigate polar regions and the locks and canals leading […]