Tagged: NCL

Bliss on the Racetrack?

I must admit that I really had a hard time wrapping my head around a racetrack on a ship purpose-built for Alaska. I mentioned this in a previous post, but it’s worth beating the dead horse even more. Have we become so inept at entertaining ourselves that we need something for stimulation...

Cruising Glacier Bay

Often the highlight of any Alaska cruise, a visit to Glacier Bay National Park shows the best of Alaska. Cruisers get very close to calving glaciers and within view of all sorts of wildlife. The 3.3 million acres of this park showcase Alaska nature at its finest.  Fjords, mountains, rainforests, wildlife and...

NCL: No Ship, No Pride

NCL has fought to have the Passenger Services Act more strictly enforced with respect to its Hawaiian routes. They claim that low-cost foreign-flagged ships are putting them out of business. I am not sure which of the cruise lines that visits Hawaii is considered low-cost, so can’t really comment on their accusations....