The Norwegian Getaway

1 February 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Cruise Ships, Yacht of the Month

© Tvabutzku1234

© Tvabutzku1234

Norwegian Getaway is a cruise ship of the Norwegian Cruise Line. It was built by Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany, and was delivered to its owner on January 10, 2014. At the time of its christening it was the world’s ninth largest cruise ship with a passenger capacity of 3,969 and a crew of 1,640. Norwegian Getaway is the sister vessel of Norwegian Breakaway.   read more…

The Europa

1 March 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: Hamburg, Cruise Ships, Yacht of the Month

MS Europa at Sylt © Elbe1

MS Europa at Sylt © Elbe1

The MS Europa is a cruise ship owned and operated by the German company Hapag-Lloyd. It is the 4th ship to be named Europa in the company’s history. For twelve years in row, the MS Europa was awarded the title “best cruise ship in the world” by Ward-Ranking and Berlitz. Being designed as a luxury ship, all of her cabins are described as suites. There are 204 suites. Out of the 204 suites, 168 have their own private veranda. The largest suites are 915 sq. ft, and the smallest are 291 sq. ft.   read more…

The Disney Wonder

11 February 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Cruise Ships

Disney Wonder at Castaway Cay with Flying Dutchman © EmbraerSkyPilot

Disney Wonder at Castaway Cay with Flying Dutchman © EmbraerSkyPilot

Disney Wonder is a cruise ship operated by Disney Cruise Line. The second ship to join the Disney fleet, it entered service in 1999. It is nearly identical in construction to its sister ship, Disney Magic. Both ships have 11 public decks, can accommodate 2,400 passengers in 875 staterooms, and have a crew of approximately 950. The Disney Wonder was built in the year following completion of the Disney Magic. As of 2012, the Wonder is based out of Los Angeles until December 9th. Her “godmother” is Tinkerbell.   read more…

The Disney Magic

23 July 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Cruise Ships

Disney Magic at Cozumel, Yucatan © Altairisfar

Disney Magic at Cozumel, Yucatan © Altairisfar

Disney Magic is a cruise ship operated by the Disney Cruise Line, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. Disney Magic is over 80 feet longer than the RMS Titanic. Scattered throughout the ship, there are Mickey Impressions, known as “Hidden Mickeys”. People like to search for them.   read more…

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