Aboard Norwegian Jade

NCL Jade – a whistle-stop tour

March 8th, 2010 in Cruising by Sarah Lee 0

Norwegian Cruise Line’s (NCL) ship Norwegian Jade is currently running itineraries from Barcelona to Morocco and the Canaries. I’ve just come back from a trip aboard Jade, here’s my fleeting tour of its main public areas (Blue Lagoon restaurant, the atrium/lobby, pool area — complete with performer Pablo Rodriguez, and pool bar).

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Norwegian Epic promises big things for solo travellers

Epic news for solo cruisers

February 2nd, 2010 in Cruising by Sarah Lee 1

Last week Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) announced that it will be bringing it’s newest ship Norwegian Epic to the UK for Summer 2011 sailings around the Mediterranean. The ship is set to deliver a host of new features when it launches later this year. The company is hoping it’s most innovative of ships will appeal to everyone – not just the families usually found on an NCL cruise.

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Shaken not stirred: Martini Bar, Celebrity Equinox.

Can we handle our drink?

December 4th, 2009 in Cruising by Sarah Lee 0

Feverish headlines this week announced that Celebrity Cruises is set to launch ‘booze cruises’. The meat of the story is that the line is launching all-inclusive alcohol packages for cruisers. When I first experienced cruising I was surprised to discover that drinks were not included in the price of your cruise (perhaps some of this […]

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