Ship Mate Updates

Norwegian Ships by Size – Biggest to Smallest Ships [Infographic]

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Below you’ll find all Norwegian Ships by Size, from the smallest that they offer to NCL’s biggest ship. Here at Ship Mate, we see cruise-goers ranging from one end of the spectrum to the other. Many of you like an intimate Continue reading Norwegian Ships by Size – Biggest to Smallest Ships [Infographic]

12 Best Cruise Photos from our Users [October 2016]

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Every day hundreds of cruise photos are uploaded by our amazing Ship Mate Community. Some are spectacular, like those seen below. Others are… umm.. interesting. But, all are appreciated! From these thousands of cruise photos, we find those most upvoted Continue reading 12 Best Cruise Photos from our Users [October 2016]

What to Pack for a Cruise – 26 Packing Tips & Hacks

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What to Pack for a Cruise 26 Cruise Packing Hacks List We’re often asked what to pack for a cruise and completely understand why it’s a very sought after topic.  Cruise packing happens once every few years for the majority Continue reading What to Pack for a Cruise – 26 Packing Tips & Hacks

U.S. Olympic Basketball Teams choose Cruise Ship over Olympic Village. Here’s a Comparison

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Forget the Olympic Village. The U.S. men’s and women’s Olympic Basketball teams are staying on a cruise ship. And not just any cruise ship, the luxury Silversea ship, the Silver Cloud. Typically, athletes stay in the Olympic Village. It was Continue reading U.S. Olympic Basketball Teams choose Cruise Ship over Olympic Village. Here’s a Comparison

Overwater Bungalows coming to a Caribbean near you

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For many, Overwater Bungalows are the epitome of a tropical vacation. We constantly see images like the one below in advertisements. In commercials, the beautiful couple has their backs turned, elbows up on the edge of the infinity pool, and they’re staring Continue reading Overwater Bungalows coming to a Caribbean near you

8 Private Cruise Ports – your Ultimate Guide to Half Moon Cay, Castaway Cay, Labadee, & More

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Private Cruise Ports tend to get the highest reviews of the thousands of existing cruise port destinations. The cruise lines know exactly what you want when you get to shore. By taking over the entire port, they’re able to control Continue reading 8 Private Cruise Ports – your Ultimate Guide to Half Moon Cay, Castaway Cay, Labadee, & More