The Norwegian Getaway offers nearly 30 places to dine and most offer “light” menus

Back in the day, in the 80s, 90s – up until about five years ago – I made my way from deck to deck on cruise ships by taking the stairs. And I sailed a lot, but I never seemed to gain weight on ships, I (moderately) watched what I ate, but I took the stairs and walked the deck and it seemed to work well for me. When I’d be asked “Don’t you automatically gain weight …

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There are 25 different stateroom styles on the Getaway

I told you about the Miami feel to NCL’s new ship named the Getaway. Miami Dolphin Cheerleaders, a mojito bar and Pitbull’s music all represent the local culture. I live in South Florida, and have for most of my life. Our culture is unique. It’s exciting to share with the cruising public and the ship is definitely international. It will meet the tastes of the most savvy travelers as well as first-timers who no doubt will fall …

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The Getaway: Lots of bells and whistles, just like South Beach

Mix Latin music and ambiance, a potpourri of restaurants ranging from Brazilian to Chinese, a strong Caribbean vibe and Norwegian marine history and what do you get? Getaway. Yep, NCL’s brand, spanking new ship, the Norwegian Getaway, debuted at PortMiami yesterday and press and travel agents had a preview of its first sailing this afternoon to the Eastern Caribbean. And the Miami Dolphin cheerleaders are the ship’s godmothers. “Mr. 305,” the artist Pitbull, entertained at the late …

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