Caption This: Norwegian Breakaway’s New York Skyline

Last week, Norwegian Cruise Line announced its NYC-inspired advertising campaign, “The Best of NYC Sails to Sea.” Its newest ship, Breakaway, will homeport in New York year-round starting in May. The campaign includes a commercial that shows an image of Norwegian Breakaway sailing with the city’s famous skyline atop the ship. We want to hear [...]

Contest: This Ship Snap Needs Your Clever Captions

Update: Thanks to everyone for their submissions. Our winner, as selected by editors here at Cruise Critic, was Tony Fout, who wrote: Sign on the bridge of the Divina: “objects in mirror are smaller than they appear!” For his caption, Tony will receive a prize pack from Cruise Critic. Thanks to everyone for participating. We [...]

Help Wanted: Pick the Potato Head Winner

In a post on Monday, we asked you to caption a photo of Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head smooching on the stairs aboard Carnival Breeze. We’ve received about 70 submissions, and we’ve painstakingly narrowed the choices down to three. Now we need your help to pick the winner. Vote for your favorite on Facebook or [...]

Contest: Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Seek Cozy Caption

Congratulations to Kelly McCamont for submitting the winning entry to our “write a caption” contest. Her take, “Hey Spud, lets go upstairs and make some ‘tots,’” received the most votes from Cruise Critic’s blog readers. Kelly, please send your mailing info to, and she’ll send out your prize. For a Monday morning pick-me-up, we’re [...]

Coffee With Punch(lines): Photo Caption Contest No. 3 Winner Crowned

“I do drink coffee … I work all night, so I drink my fair share!” exclaimed Daknjak, winner of the latest photo caption contest and soon-to-be recipient of a “Bag O’ Swag.” The java-drinking Arlington, Washington, native joined Cruise Critic in February, and has so far sailed to Alaska twice (not in February we hope), [...]

Photo Caption Contest No. 3: It’s Time to Vote

Our clever Cruise Critic members are at it again! The tough job of narrowing down the choices is finally over, and it’s time for you to decide which caption you like best for the chuckle-inducing photo above. The virtual voting booth closes on Thursday, June 8, at noon EDT. The winner will take home a [...]

Photo Caption Contest No. 3: Be Funny. Win Swag.

Nothing like a hair-raising jaunt on the top deck to get you going in the morning. Cruise Critic member marcyn couldn’t resist snapping this early-morning shot of her sister-in-law, and surely we couldn’t keep the laughter to ourselves. Write a funny caption for the picture, and it could win you a bag of swag hand-selected [...]

Photo Caption Contest No. 2: It’s Time to Vote

Ready to vote? Somebunny is gonna win this thing, but we’re already predicting a real battle this time out. We’ll confess right up front that we broke our own rules and winnowed down the best entries to a field of five, instead of three. You were that witty, folks. Now it’s time to vote for [...]

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