Thinking about taking your kids on a cruise? It’s a wonderful vacation opportunity where you’ll be able to spend quality time together while having fun and exploring new destinations. The best cruises for kids offer a variety of things to do and sights to see, along with plenty of dining options to keep even the finickiest eater happy. Family favourites with Norwegian Cruise Line include 7-day itineraries to the Caribbean or Alaska, as they're generally close to home while offering plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
When I left home to attend college, I enjoyed my newfound independence, but much to my surprise, my parents enjoyed it even more. If they suffered from an empty nest syndrome, they didn't show it. Because while I was cramming for exams and trying to figure out my place in the world, they --- for the first time --- were off on their own too, cruising around the world.
What’s it like to cruise the Caribbean with your kids in tow? For starters, the exact opposite of a cross-country car-trip trekking nightmare. In fact, for families, sailing the Caribbean will be one of the most memorable experiences of your life – and I mean that in the very best of ways.
Did you know the number one reason for travel within the US is to visit relatives? And while todays' technology makes it easy to stay in touch, there's nothing quite like seeing each other in person - remember how much fun you had when you last visited? Maybe it's time for another get together! Here are my tips on how to organize a family reunion cruise.
Whoa, so 2016 is flying! And since we’ve already celebrated mom, that means that it’s time to get a gift to show appreciation for the pops in your life. Yep, that’s right, Father’s Day is this weekend. Ahhh. If you haven’t nailed down that perfect gift for your dad, Norwegian has got you covered. The best gifts are ones that allow you to spend some time together, so why not take him on an adventure to last a lifetime! I’ve got three suggestions for cruises that will slap a smile on you and your dad, no matter which path you take.
It’s never too early to start expanding kids’ horizons. The longest lasting memories are usually the ones made in childhood, and luckily Norwegian cruises are so family-friendly, it’s easy to take a trip of a lifetime. When considering places to visit, here are my recommendations for four destinations every child should experience!
It's undeniable that the best ways to spend Mother's Day is with your mom by your side, so instead of mailing a card and sending some flowers, take a weekend to do something AWESOME! Here are some options for exciting activities you can do to make your mom smile, laugh, and create some memories with her [new favourite] kiddo.
One of the greatest things about taking a cruise vacation is the fact that there's something for every person in your group, regardless of age or taste. Cruising is one of the most convenient ways to please everyone's proverbial palette while not having to compromise your own plans. Spa day at sea while the kids play at the arcade? Sure thing! Mini golf on deck while your teens conquer an on-board scavenger hunt? Totally do-able. Family night and then a nightcap with your honey? That, too. That's the beauty of having it all in one place - everyone can truly vacation their way. If you're thinking about your next getaway, a cruise vacation may be the solution to your inevitably varied family plans. Let's explore the many options available to every person in your crew.
This January, I made the executive decision that my family and I were going to take a Caribbean cruise onboard the Norwegian Getaway! This was a major decision because we are the parents of a toddler and this was going to be our first family cruise. The Caribbean seemed like a safe and fun option, and the trip included family favourites such as beautiful Caribbean beaches, great food, and a kiddie splash pool area! Read on for my tips on how to make cruising with your toddler a breeze.