Norwegian Joy Cruise Review by Mr.Spock
- Sail Date: August 2019
- Destination: Alaska
- Cabin Type: Balcony
It was hard to get into shows, and they were constantly up selling , pushing raffle tickets before each show etc.
I loved the Beatles tribute band. They were very good. The guy playing John Lennon seemed to be happy to be there, but the other guys were stoic. Maybe that’s just how the Beatles performed. In any case their shows were very enjoyable- they played many songs from early middle and late Beatles years and all were perfect. I loved every second.
We all liked the food a lot. In the non buffet restaurants the food was generally much better than what was available at the buffet but that is the case for every cruise I’ve ever been on. We had excellent meals in the Manhattan Savor and Taste restaurants, which all have the same menu.
There were many good points, but if crowds and competing for limited resources (like a place to sit or room in an elevator) stress you out, maybe skip this huge ship. I noticed that as the week when on people became irritable with their fellow guests and it’s easy to understand why that would happen. With these crowds the other guests start seeming like competitors, not people on vacation in the same lovely place.
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