What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think about going on a cruise vacation? Is it exploring historic sites or shopping for souvenirs in exciting ports of call? Perhaps it's the vibrant nightlife or invigorating spa rituals available on your ship. While these are amazing answers, there's one thing that stands above all else for many cruisers — the food. From making your own salsa in Mexico to sampling fresh seafood in Alaska, Norwegian Cruise Line offers you the chance to tempt your taste buds on culinary cruises for foodies across the globe.
While many cruise lines feature itineraries that primarily depart from East Coast ports, Norwegian Cruise Line also offers a selection of cruises that depart from Los Angeles. You can visit ports in the Mexican Riviera, sail through the Panama Canal, or head north to British Columbia. If you are considering a West Coast cruise, here's what you need to know about 2021 cruises from Los Angeles.
There are few things better than cruising, except perhaps going on a cruise with your family. You’ll be able to spend quality time bonding, all while enjoying one of the most fun-filled vacation experiences ever. Voted as the Best Family Cruise Experience by Travel Weekly, Norwegian Cruise Line has all your family dining, activities, accommodations, and entertainment covered, so all you need to do is relax and enjoy. Sneak in some education by taking them on an Alaskan cruise, or simply soak up the sun, and the fun in The Caribbean or Mexico. You can’t go wrong with a cruise vacation for the whole lot; there’s something for everyone! Here are some of the best family cruises for 2021.
Are you looking for new ways to create special holiday memories for you and your family? Consider spending the holidays next year at sea. Norwegian Cruise Line offers several itineraries perfect for a holiday at sea, no matter whether you are looking to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, or Hanukkah. You can leave the winter boots behind and pack your swimsuits as Norwegian's lineup of 2021 holiday cruises include ports in The Caribbean, Mexico, and Hawaii.
Remember when we used to do fun things like leaving our house and even traveling around the world? It feels like a lifetime ago now, but your time to set sail and explore the globe is just around the corner. We promise. In fact, there's never been a better time to start planning your next tropical vacation with Norwegian Cruise Line. From exciting excursions and jaw-dropping offers to fun-filled destinations, such as a cruise to the Mexican Riviera, Norwegian wants to welcome you back on board in the best way possible.
Daydreaming about getting away? Now you can plan your next vacation with our new 2022 and 2023 sailings. There are new places to discover and new memories to make. So, whether you’re excited to island hop in paradise on a Caribbean cruise, or can’t wait to explore exotic destinations, like Antarctica, come aboard our award-winning fleet and experience the vacation of a lifetime with Norwegian.
Do you think about escaping reality for a few days? Sometimes you simply need to take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life to relax, recharge, and enjoy yourself. Norwegian Cruise Line allows you to easily drop everything and get away from it all thanks to its selection of affordable short cruise deals. All you need to do is choose the itinerary you like best, pack your bags, and head to port. Norwegian takes care of the rest.
Is a bachelorette party in your future? Whether it’s for yourself or your best friend, there are a lot of moving parts when it comes to coordinating a destination retreat for a group of fun-loving ladies. Where will we go? Where will we stay? Can we afford that? What will we do when we get there? The answer to all of your planning needs is simple and brilliant—a short cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line. With Norwegian, you can make planning a bachelorette party cruise as easy as saying, "I do."
If you’re ready to plan ahead for the best vacations, you’ll be excited to know that Norwegian Cruise Line has announced its newest cruise itineraries for winter 2020-2021, which are now open for sale. Highlights include sister ships Norwegian Joy and Norwegian Encore cruising from Miami to The Caribbean, Norwegian Escape’s debut in Port Canaveral, and Norwegian Epic’s return to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
After a seven-year period and with over 100 million votes cast worldwide, the New Seven Wonders of the World were chosen in 2007 from a ballot consisting of 200 awe-inspiring possibilities. You can visit all of these impressive wonders — with only one exception — on fabulous cruise vacations with Norwegian Cruise Line. In fact, there's even one cruise where you can visit two wonders with just one exhilarating itinerary. Wouldn't that be something worth sending a postcard home about? So just where are the extraordinary New Seven Wonders of the World? Let's take a look.
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.
Norwegian Cruise Line is about to spread joy along the West Coast — Norwegian Joy, that is. Originally built to cruise in Asian waters, Norwegian Joy is bringing its grandeur to the West Coast by offering year-round sailings to Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, the Pacific Coast, and the Panama Canal starting in May 2019. Before taking on the new itineraries, Norwegian Joy will undergo $50 million in upgrades, including a Starbucks® store. But that's not all. Norwegian Joy also has a few tricks up her sleeve, including some stunning Observation Lounges and a race track.
Bucket lists have been popular for decades, and cruises are among the most frequently included items for people of all ages. Not only do they allow you to spend time on the open seas, but they also pack in multiple destinations with more convenience and an affordable yet luxurious experience. While all cruises make for amazing vacations and bucket list items, these are some of the most epic once-in-a-lifetime cruises to add to your bucket list.
Spring break is notorious for parties and unforgettable experiences, but most importantly, it gives students a chance to unwind after mid-terms and replenish themselves for the research papers and exams to come. While this means non-stop partying for many, for others it’s a chance to travel, explore, and learn about the world while relaxing and preparing for future studies. No matter what type of spring break cruise you’re looking for, these are some of the best 7-day or fewer itineraries to make your college experience even more memorable.
By Rachel Sigur
Deciding what to do on New Year’s Eve has always been a bit of a dilemma for me. Do I stay home and watch the countdown on TV, do I go out and fight the crowds, do I host a party, or do I hope to get invited to a party? Last year I came up with one of my most brilliant ideas yet. I packed my bags and headed out to sea to ring in the New Year.
Norwegian Cruise Line announced its sixteenth ship in the fleet earlier this week. Norwegian Bliss will begin sailing Alaska and the Caribbean, with select voyages to the Mexican Riviera, in June 2018. With a two-level electric-car race track, an Aqua Park with two multi-story water slides, and an open-air laser tag course, this is not your average cruise ship.
Most people probably have an introductory knowledge of Mexican food. From nachos, to burritos, to the perfect specimen known as a taco, "Mexican" food is almost as much of a part of American gastronomy as the hamburger.
What’s incredible, however, is how far the American version of "Mexican" food falls short of authentic Mexican cuisine. When you sail on a Mexican Riviera Cruise, you’ll get a chance experience the true culinary landscape of Mexico. Here, a list of must-try dishes (and a low-key Spanish lesson) that will spur a cultural and taste bud epiphany!