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Megan Butler

Age: 28

Occupation:Financial Advisor

Number of Cruises: 1

Cruise Line: Norwegian

Ship: Gem

Sailing Date: 05-13-2008

Itinerary: Mediterranean

My husband and I (late 20s - early 30s) took our first cruise as a late honeymoon. We were extremely impressed with the cleanliness of the ship, the friendliness of the staff, and especially THE FOOD!!! All of the excursions offered were fun and well worth the expense. Loved the pool and all of the bar options. We met really fun people and enjoyed the 'freestyle' format of eating wherever and whenever we wanted! The only (small) complaint was that the buffet restaurant was often so crowded it was difficult (or impossible!) to find a table. But that's what they have balconies for! Overall, we loved the ship and would cruise NCL again. Fantastic. Great variety, and the restaurants with cover charges were well worth it. We've eaten in some of the best restaurants in the world on business trips and we both agreed the food was fantastic. The Mexican restaurant was the only one that wasn't fantastic, but even the buffet was good - fresh, lots of options. Good. A bit cramped but very clean and well stocked with linens and toiletries. Balcony was great. Good offerings, we spent most of our time relaxing though. Do them, it's so worth it to actually experience the place you're going in a very limited time! We loved A Taste of Sorrento and the trip to Pisa the most. It was great. We had fun, relaxed, and felt like we got to see and experience new things. I would recommend this line and this ship to absolutely anyone, we had no complaints!

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