Nieuw Amsterdam’s Ocean Bar Photo-illustration courtesy Holland America Line When Holland America Line launched the Eurodam in 2008, they knew she’d have a sister.  Last year, they named that sister Nieuw Amsterdam.  Yesterday, we got our first glimpse of what she’ll look like inside when Holland America […]

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Unexpected Caribbean

On October 8, 2009 By

Illustration courtesy Regent Seven Seas Cruises Sometimes things work out in ways you didn’t initially anticipate.  This is very much the situation Regent Seven Seas found themselves in when arranging their winter lineup for Seven Seas Navigator.  The final ship to undergo Regent’s extensive (and highly […]

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Onboard Norwegian Pearl Photo ©2009 Aaron Saunders We seem to be talking a lot lately about Norwegian Cruise Line.  First we told you about the departure of the Norwegian Majesty, then one day later we talked about NCL’s unique South America itineraries aboard Norwegian Sun.  Now, NCL […]

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A Journey of a Lifetime

On October 5, 2009 By

Penguins in Antarctica. Photo courtesy Hurtigruten One of the most remote, unique cruise destinations on the planet is without a doubt Antarctica.  And after 2011, it will be one of the most difficult destinations to cruise to.

Antarctica has no permanent population.  It is the coldest, driest, […]

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Black Prince. Photo courtesy Fred.Olsen

Today’s update is a chance to let someone else do the talking.  Peter Knego has a fantastic blog on his Sea Treks page that chronicles the last voyage of Fred. Olsen‘s Black Prince.  The venerable (and unusual) ship is being withdrawn […]

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Illustration courtesy Norwegian Cruise Line Always in search of the unique and different, this weeks Unique Itinerary comes to us from Norwegian Cruise Line.

Departing from Buenos Aires, this 14-night cruise aboard the Norwegian Sun travels around the horn of South America, calling at Montevideo, […]

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Majesty, Meet Majesty

On October 2, 2009 By

The Norwegian Majesty. Photo courtesy Norwegian Cruise Line Saying goodbye is always difficult.  On October 31st, Norwegian Cruise Line prepares to say goodbye to one of the last remnants of the old NCL – the Norwegian Majesty.

Built in 1992 as the Royal Majesty for Majesty Cruise […]

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It’s October, and for most of us, that means it’s getting colder.  Maybe you’ve had to dig out the umbrella recently, or prep the snow gear for another season or maybe you just saw them setting up the Chrismas trees at Costco.  In September.  Either way, Royal Caribbean noticed it was getting colder too […]

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