If you're an avid cruiser, chances are your New Year's resolutions could go something like this: Learn a new language, go on more adventures, enjoy the moment, and, of course, travel more. Even the Dalai Lama suggests this: Once a year, we should go someplace we've never been before. He gets it. And so does travel photographer Matthew Karsten, who advises that an "investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” What are your travel plans and goals for 2019, and why not begin now? Here are seven fun and exciting ways to start the New Year on a cruise ship.
As sister ships, Norwegian Bliss and Norwegian Joy proudly offer the same expansive Observation Lounge and many other twin features, including a waterfront promenade lined with bars, lounges, and dining options. In fact, there was one majorly fun difference Norwegian Joy could boast over its sibling ship — it sported the first ever race track at sea.
There is no better way to celebrate a wedding, birthday, or anniversary than with a cruise from one of the most recognized cities in the world — New York City. The Big Apple is overflowing with tons of energy, vibrancy, and class. But if you're a local, you'll agree that a getaway to warmer weather can only help you appreciate home that much more. Norwegian conveniently cruises from NYC, for a stress-free commute to the vacation you not only want, but need. New ships. New experiences. Cruise from the city that never sleeps and wake up to sandy beaches down south.
With over 70 cruise vacations to choose from this winter, where will you escape to? Norwegian has plenty of options to beat the cold. Whatever your choice, an escape to warmer destinations is a great way to take a break from the weather while making memories you’ll keep forever. Here are some of our winter 2018 cruises to book now, just in time for the season.
Want to go on an amazing cruise vacation but only have a couple of days to spare? Norwegian offers a number of weekend cruises that might fit the bill. If your time off is limited but you still want to have fun on the water, consider the following destinations for a long weekend you'll never forget.
No matter what part of your Bahamas cruise you're most excited about, chances are good that at some point, you'll find yourself lounging in the sun with a drink in your hand. After all, what could be more iconic of a Bahamas cruise than relaxing on a white sand beach, sipping a tropical cocktail while you watch the sunset over jewel-toned waves?
Every summer has a story. And somewhere between the sea and sun is a great summer story. While it may be hard to imagine that the year has slipped by so quickly, summer is upon us and with it the promise of a proper vacation. If you’re thinking beachside lounging and colorful cocktails, or even glacier-gazing and whale-watching, a cruise vacation is just what you need. And while the summer season may be creeping in quickly, there’s still time to book the perfect summer cruise vacation with Norwegian. Read on for some of our favorite itineraries to book now for the season ahead.
Have you ever had dreams of frolicking on your own private island? If you’re looking for a unique and secluded getaway, now is your chance to indulge your wishes and cruise to Norwegian Cruise Line’s very own private island. Yes, you read that right. Great Stirrup Cay is Norwegian’s private paradise reserved just for their cruising guests. Complete with relaxing private cabanas and exhilarating water sports, Great Stirrup Cay offers cruisers the chance to vacation their way. Ready to set sail? Here are three great reasons to cruise to Great Stirrup Cay.
If you’re cruising to The Bahamas, Nassau will likely be on your itinerary. The most popular Bahamian destination is the cruise port of Nassau. When in Nassau, visitors love to stroll the local shops right at the cruise terminal and all along Bay Street. But after a little shopping, it’s always a good idea to wind up on one of Nassau's spectacular beaches by mid-day. As you plan for your trip, take note of some of the best beaches to visit in Nassau.
Although cruise vacations to The Bahamas are extremely popular, planning these tropical getaways can be tricky. Truthfully, most times of the year are great for traveling to The Bahamas, but some seasons are arguably better than others. Things like holidays and events can dramatically affect prices, crowds, and available excursions, and every season has its advantages and drawbacks for travelers. Some vacationers even prefer hurricane season to the bustling winter months. So, what is the best time of year to cruise to The Bahamas? That largely depends on you.
For an architecture buff, cruising The Caribbean can be a dream come true. Nothing tells the story of a place as well as its architecture. And The Caribbean is no different. Its buildings and landmark sites have the power to transport you through time. Now, I’ll take you on a journey to explore The Bahamas through its architecture.
If you’re like most of us in the workaday world, the reality is that you have a limited amount of vacation days allotted per year. Which is why Norwegian Cruise Line has created the perfect solution: a three-day Bahamas cruise that will satisfy the most intrepid global traveler, as well as a perfect introduction for a novice sailor. You never need to make a ho-hum staycation out of a long weekend off from work again.
What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? Hopefully, it won’t involve running around at the last minute trying to find a decent flower bouquet backed up by a heart-shaped box of chocolates. Like, really?? Here’s a fantastic alternative your significant other won’t soon forget: a romantic last-minute cruise getaway for February!
If you are suffering from the winter blues, the surefire cure for the blahs is a big dose of spring, as in Spring Break, baby. Whether you’re a college student seeking the perfect way to spend your precious week of vacation, or a sun worshipper craving warmth, Norwegian Cruise Line has a spring break cruise with tailored special savings and adventures for every kind of vacationer.
No trip to the Bahamas is complete without a stop in Nassau, the island country's capital. A day in Nassau is a bounty of beautiful beaches, water adventures, British colonial architecture, fascinating museums, and exotic attractions. Cap the day off with a lunch of conch fritters (the national dish of the Bahamas) washed down with a cold Kalik. Of all the things to do in Nassau, here are a few favourites.