La Cucina Specialty Dining Review on Norwegian Cruise Line

A review of La Cucina specialty dining on Norwegian Cruise Line. While cruising aboard the Norwegian Gem, I was able to get the dining package as a “Free-at-Sea” item. My cruise was 11 days long which meant that the package was for four dinners. I wanted to try as many of the specialty restaurants as possible […]

11 Cruise Tips Before Sail Away

By: Sarah Phillips You’ve finally made it onboard your cruise and its vacation time!  Want to make your vacation even better? Take some time before you sail away to check everything out, get acquainted and get your bearings; this is going to be your new home for at least the new few days after all. […]

Episode: Norwegian Epic 2013 Review + Cruise News

[smart_track_player url=”https://traffic.libsyn.com/cruiseradioshow/EPI_189_APR_23_13_Mixdown.mp3″ title=”Norwegian Epic Review” artist=”Cruise Radio” ]This week we talk to listener Simon Duvall, Simon will give us his full review of Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Epic — a 4,100-guest mega-ship that splits time between Port Miami in the winter and the Med during the summer. View the video of the 747 landing in […]

How to Choose an Alaskan Cruise

Un-Cruise Adventure

Last year I took my first Alaskan cruise. At first I thought an Alaska cruise seemed basic – I pick my port, we see glaciers, and go home. Boy was I wrong! There are a few factors you need to take into consideration when planning and booking an Alaskan cruise. It’s not as simple as […]

Cruise Ship Order Book for 2013

Compared to the past, 2013 is shaping up to be a relatively  slow year for cranking out new  builds. With exception of Viking River Cruises, which aren’t considered cruise ships, we’ll see three noteworthy new builds and one major refurbishment. Here is the cruise ship order book for 2013: Norwegian Cruise Line will take delivery […]

Norwegian Announces 2014 Europe Winter Deployment

Norwegian Cruise Line today announced its Europe winter deployment for the 2014/2015 season. Norwegian will have two ships sailing in Europe year round, Norwegian Jade will sail seven-Day Greek Isles; seven-Day Adriatic, Greece and Turkey; 10-day Eastern Mediterranean and an 11-day Western Mediterranean. Norwegian Spirit will offer 12-day Grand Mediterranean voyages and 10-Day Canary Islands […]

Video: Hurricane Season Stresses Travel Insurance

Video Script — Travel Insurance Call it what you will but cruising during hurricane season is never a dull moment. Just ask the thousands of passengers who sailed out of South Florida this past week during Tropical Storm Isaac. Passengers on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas turned a week-long vacation into a forced nine […]

Tour Operator in Hawaii Expands to More Cruise Lines

Hawaii’s largest tour and transportation company has expanded its shore excursions program to offer more options and service more cruise lines than ever before. Cruise passengers visiting Hawaii can now book their shore excursions directly with Roberts Hawaii via the company’s new shore excursions website, GoRabbitGo.com. The site includes dozens of Roberts Hawaii’s most popular […]

Norwegian offers another Dash Sale

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching its “Freestyle Dash” limited time offer today, July 24, 2012. Guests have the opportunity to receive up to $250 in on-board credit (based on cruise length and stateroom category) plus up to four category upgrades, when they book a cruise vacation in 2013 or 2014 to one of Norwegian’s exciting […]

Norwegian announces rock themed cruise

Host Sister Hazel in partnership with Sixthman announce the 13th adventure of The Rock Boat, the longest running music festival at sea. The Rock Boat XIII will set sail with over 2,000 lucky guests aboard Norwegian Pearl on February 24 – March 1, 2013 from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. Featuring non-stop music and […]