Cruising

Cruising to Bermuda Solo: The Journey and the Destination

November 9, 2011

I’m so thrilled to bring you this guest post today from one of my favorite online friends, who also happens to be one of my favorite guest bloggers, Tracy Antonioli. If you’ve ever considered a solo cruise and/or visiting Bermuda, but were nervous about going alone, you’ll want to read this. I originally chose to […]

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10 Tips for Solo Cruises

August 12, 2011

I am pleased to have a guest blogger today who is as passionate about cruising as I am about solo travel.  Here, Faraz Qureshi shares with you ten great tips from his travel toolkit to help you improve the quality of your solo cruise experience. Readers of this blog already know that there are many […]

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Entertainment of Epic Proportions

July 23, 2010

I swear Norwegian Cruise Line knew exactly what they were doing when they named their newest ship the Epic.  They knew travel writers wouldn’t be able to resist riffing on the name in our headlines.  But honestly, with a ship of this size, with this many restaurants and entertainment options, who can blame us for […]

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Norwegian Epic: An Adult Playground

July 20, 2010

Norwegian Epic reminded me a lot of Las Vegas:  It has a huge variety of activities to appeal to different tastes and different age groups, whether you are traveling with a group or traveling solo.  It’s like a playground for kids and adults alike. Since this was a press trip for me (read: free), and […]

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Solo Dining Aboard the Norwegian Epic

July 12, 2010

One of the things that I’ve always found unappealing about the cruise ship experience is the formal dining room scene. I don’t like the idea of being forced to eat at a certain time or at a certain table.  For a solo traveler, there’s the additional anxiety of wondering whether your tablemates will be friendly […]

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A Room For One: Norwegian Epic’s Studio Staterooms

July 9, 2010

Have you ever wanted to take a cruise alone, but found yourself frustrated by the hefty single supplements for solo travelers?  Me too.  Well, read on, because our time to cruise solo has come.  Norwegian Cruise Lines’ new ship, The Epic, has created a new category of staterooms called the Studios, that are priced and […]

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Norwegian Epic Inaugural Cruise (NY)

June 18, 2010

I have been holding something under my hat for awhile now, and it’s finally time to share it with you all: I have a press trip coming up.  Not just any press trip, but a press trip I wanted very, very badly.  I will be sailing on Norwegian Epic‘s inaugural cruise out of New York […]

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Freestyle Dining on NCL’s Epic: Perfect for Solos?

March 23, 2010

I got a press release last week from Norwegian Cruise Lines announcing another awesome feature of their new ship, the Norwegian Epic.  You remember the Norwegian Epic is the new ship with the staterooms for solo travelers, right?  As if that weren’t exciting enough, they also have 21 freestyle dining restaurants, including 11 that are […]

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NCL Creates Staterooms for Solo Travelers

January 13, 2010

Norwegian Cruise Lines announced today that starting Monday, January 18, solo travelers will be able to book staterooms on the Norwegian Epic (its newest freestyle cruise ship which launches in July) that were specifically designed for single and solo travelers–which means no single supplement! Prices for these “Studio Staterooms” start at $799 for the Epic’s […]

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