Norwegian Viva – Cruise Ship Preview (2023)

Norwegian Viva

With the first ship of Norwegian Cruise Line’s new Prima class being readied for launch in 2022, a second, Norwegian Viva, has been announced, that captures most of the essence of her sister, including all of the newly designed elements specific to this class. While smaller than the most recent Breakaway and Breakaway Plus ship classes, Prima class ships are all about the wide-open spaces.   Ocean Boulevard Ocean Boulevard, located on Deck 8, features the Oceanwalk glass bridge, swim to the horizon in one of two infinity pools and…

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Disney Castaway Cay – Must Do Experience Highlights

Castaway Cay

Disney Cruise Line’s Castaway Cay is a highlight exclusively for guests on Disney’s Bahamas & Caribbean itineraries. Located near Great Abaco Island, this private destination was leased from the Bahamian government in 1997 and expires in 2096. While the island is 1,000 acres, Disney only utilizes around six percent for their operation. There’s no mistaking the fact you’re on a Disney island as the theming, cleanliness and friendly cast members are really an extension of what you see onboard and at Disney resorts.   In this post, we highlight the…

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Complete Guide to Royal Caribbean Fleet & Ship Classes

Of the major cruise lines, few offer a more diverse lineup of ship classes than Royal Caribbean. In fact, for the most-part, Royal Caribbean ship classes are quite distinguishable from each other. In this post, we’re highlighting class specific features and giving you the insight to choose the best ship for your next Royal Caribbean cruise.   Royal Caribbean has been a leading innovator in the cruising industry for over five decades. From 1996 through 2021, Royal Caribbean introduced a new cruise ship every year in all but six of…

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The Best Cruise Ship Burger Spots

Who doesn’t enjoy a good burger? That deliciousness is even better onboard a cruise ship. We’re taking a big bite and sharing all the juicy details of the Best Burger Spots on the high seas.   There’s no doubting that cruise ships are a haven for those that enjoy almost endless dining options. While the venues & cuisine vary between cruise lines, a common favorite that you’ll find on just about every cruise ship are burgers. Whether you like a classic cheeseburger or something more over the top, were highlighting…

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Top 10 Cruise Ship Water Slides

Top 10 Cruise Ship Water Slides

We’re counting down the Top 10 Cruise Ship Water Slides that’ll have you slip-sliding your way to the wettest, wild fun at sea.   As more cruise ships are raising the bar on exciting things to do onboard, we’ve seen an explosion of new water parks and slides from just about every major family-focused cruise line. Not only have we seen these watery wonderlands coming onboard new ships, but many dry dock refurbishments include major redesigns to include some incredible new attractions. Highlighting the best of the best, we present…

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