Norwegian Star’s Cruises from Miami to Los Angeles

Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Star moves around a lot. The ship doesn’t stay in one port for long, but catch the Star while in Miami and you can choose from a variety of unique itineraries.

Although the Star does sail a few 7-night Caribbean cruises from Miami, its niche is the longer one-way cruise.

The Norwegian Star has six Pacific Coastal cruises scheduled from Miami December 2017 – February 2019. These two-week one-way cruises from Miami to Los Angeles cross the Panama Canal and have West Coast ports of call not often included in cruises from Miami, such as Acapulco and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.  Continue reading

The Panama Canal Celebrates Its 100th Birthday

panama-canalThe Panama Canal first opened to boat traffic August 15th 1914. The canal provides a way for ships to cross between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans without having to travel all the way around the southern tip of South America. The Panama Canal is an engineering wonder, consisting of a series of artificial lakes, channels, and locks that make the crossing possible. Continue reading