Roxanne Cruise Ship February 18th, 2018 - 12:08:25
One of the most popular activities found aboard a cruise liner is a gaming room. Game rooms are common on the majority of cruise liners. They provide children under the age of twelve a safe place to have a good time and be a child. Numerous cruise ship arcade spaces are staffed with the cruise lines workers however this must not discourage you from keeping an eye on your child. When leaving them alone in an arcade space you are motivated to use your finest judgment. All vacation cruise ships are equipped with a swimming pool. In addition to an adult sized swimming pool wave pools can typically be discovered aboard a number of popular family themed cruises. A wave pool is a swimming pool in which there are artificially generated reasonably large waves similar to those of the ocean. Wave pools are most common in water parks and are very popular with children under the age of twelve.
Decide whether youre most interested in the time spent at the destination or in how you want to spend the time on the ship itself. All but the smallest cruise ships generally offer such amenities as spas gyms shows or entertainment and a variety of dining options. Travelers that are more interested in the destination itself will find that Carnival is known for offering some of the best shore excursions although lines featuring smaller cruise ships can often visit exotic smaller ports that are inaccessible to the large ships On the other hand if youre more interested in your time on the ship perhaps you should consider Norwegian which features cruise ships known for their suites as well as their entertainment.
The Staterooms Like every modern cruise ship the NCL Epic offers a wide variety of accommodations ranging from lower-priced interior cabins (with no window) to huge luxury suites with personal butlers. Obviously a guest staying in one of the large suites would have a different stateroom experience than one staying in a much smaller interior cabin so once again I must preface my stateroom review by cautioning the reader that it is based on my specific experience (which may or may not hold true for other types of accommodations on the Epic). My wife and I were in a standard stateroom with a balcony (one of the \"Category B\" staterooms on the ship). Upon entering the stateroom we had two initial impressions. First of all the curved walls gave the room a very \"unique\" look (unlike typical cruise ship staterooms which are almost always rectangular with straight walls). The second thing we noticed is that the stateroom didnt have a bathroom... well at least not in the traditional sense.
The Food Since all restaurants offer a variety of culinary choices any evaluation of food is influenced not only by personal taste but also by what items are selected from the menu. For example on the first night my wife and I ate at the Manhattan Room one of the ships main dining areas. She had a chicken dish which she evaluated as \"OK\" while I had scallops which were very good. Like all public areas on the Epic the layout and décor of the Manhattan Room was a tribute to the ships designers. Wide open and \"airy\" the Manhattan Room had the look and feel of a fine dinner theater. In fact I was somewhat surprised when our dinner host (one of NCLs executives) informed us that the Manhattan Room was not a specialty restaurant. The other main dining room appropriately called \"Taste\" was also extremely well laid-out and pleasing to the eye. At the center of Taste is a beautiful chandelier (claimed to be the largest at sea) that spirals down from the deck above. Although I did not eat in Taste I am told that the menu is the same as the Manhattan Room so I would assume our assessment of the food would have been about the same (i.e. \"OK\" to \"very good\" depending on the entre selected and of course personal taste).