One of the BEST: Norwegian Jade Cruise Review by DURSEYGIRL
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One of the BEST
Destination: Europe - Western Mediterranean
Embarkation: Rome (Civitavecchia)
The entertainment was superb. The "Anytime Dining" really was THAT & we always
obtained the "table for 2, near the window, that we requested.
Our Cruise Critic experience worked out so well. There were 90 of us at the Meet & Greet, attended by most of the ship"s officers.
One CC member had arranged 3 Tours that we participated in & each was a wonderful value: a walking Tour of Athens, a night at the Sultana Nightclub/restaurant(which included free transportation & a night tour around Istanbul -all lit up.
The oter was a Tour of Ephesus, Maty"s House, & the Terrace Houses - all with a knowledgable guide- Begun. It also included a 3 course Turkish lunch.
The seas were very calm throughout and the ship"s Captain was quite More visible.
The food was good at the 2 Min Dining rooms , as well as the Buffett.
The staff were pleasant, friendly, and seemed to like working on the Jade.
Boarding was quick & efficient , as was disembarking.
I found the Ship"s Tours expensive & we took only one - a Tour in Istanbul to
the Grand Bazaar & the Blue Mosque. More time would have been good at the Grand
Bazaar, however, we stopped at a rug factory showroom for a longer time ( 90
mins.) than we had at the Bazaar( 60 mins.). That was bazaare!
I"d recommend this ship and its itinerary to all, especially experienced cruisers who would appreciate its value. Less
Cabin review: BA9614 Mid-Ship Balcony
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Port and Shore Excursions
Rome on Your Own
Seemed like a training cruise
Overall a great experience
Best cruise ever!
Rocky Start but just kept gett...
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