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August 15, 2011

Facebook Photo Contest, Arctic Adventures, Country Music and Classic Films, What are They Saying About Norwegian Cruise Line?

Facebook Photo Contest…………. Post a picture or story of your family on a cruise or in port to win a $100 gift card toward your next cruise with CruiseCompete. Tell family and friends to vote for you because the highest number of "LIKES" wins.

Country music fans: NCL will feature country music star Blake Shelton on a 2012 cruise. This is the first ever opportunity for fans of Shelton, one of the hottest names in country music, to spend a week at sea enjoying intimate concerts, surprise unplugged performances and more. More…..

How does NCL score with our readers?  Do you have a review of one of their ships?  We would love to hear from you.  Norwegian Cruise Line has a long tradition of setting cruise industry trends and in Chapter III of the story of Norwegian Epic we're introducing the most unique accommodations in our 40-year history. See More…….……..

Here’s a neat ideaCunard Line, which is well known as a line whose sailing philosophy hearkens back to the ocean liners of old, has paired with The Film Society of Lincoln Center. If you’re in New York, be sure to get in on the film series the two organizations have put together.  Cinematic Passages: Ocean Liners on Screen will be showing at the Walter Reade Theater (165 West 65th Street) from August 26th through the 30thMore……………

Eileen Ogintz is posting entries about her Lindblad cruise… find out about her adventures in the Arctic with polar bears, walruses and whales.  More…..

Luxury Cruises: With bargain rates on many cruise ships at $100-$150 a day or less per person, why would a couple on vacation spend $500-$1,000 a day, each, for a cruise?  Read what blogger David Molyneaux has to say on the topic.  More…..

A review of Taulk’s MS Swiss Jewel: Budapest to Amsterdam – A single luxury riverboat cruise can win over even the most dedicated ocean cruiser.  More…..
Blogger Barbara Ramsay Orr is preparing to leave on a French barge cruise to celebrate her 40th anniversary. Follow her trip here.

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