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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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Norwegian Jewel

12 Night Egypt & Greek Isles (Athens To Istanbul)

Sail Date: May 07, 2007

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 11 years ago

Review Summary

The ship was great- food great- activities and shows awesome

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
I like the freestyle because we ate when we wanted and what we wanted. The all day buffet was very good especially breakfast.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The balcony suite is well worht the extra money!!

Ports Of Call

Katakolon (Olympia), Greece

3 out of 5

Iraklion (Heraklion), Crete

3 out of 5
Nothing very soecial except Knossas - take taxi there - tours are a waste

Corfu, Greece

5 out of 5
We took a private taxi and went everywhere. It was cheaper than the ship tour and a lot better!

Izmir, Turkey

5 out of 5
Took tour which was a mistake - Ephsases is very interesting but it was unbearably crowded. Next time I would get out early and take taxi and get there faster than tour. Tour wasted one hout at carper mill and rushed through site.

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5
rented a car for about $50 with full insurance and drove. Much better way to see island
Don't Miss: beaches

Santorini, Greece

5 out of 5
Total island is awesome - share a taxi and see.
Don't Miss: Ioa - take taxi around island

Istanbul, Turkey

5 out of 5
Unbelievable city! We took taxis everywhere and everything was awesome.
Don't Miss: Grand Bazaar, Egyption Bazaar, Dolomhere Palace.

Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt

5 out of 5
We took a ship tour and we only had 30 minutes at both sets of pyramids and 1 hour at a papyrus store. Next day we shared taxi and went around Alexandria and it was great
Don't Miss: Library of Alexandria

Pros: Everything on the ship and ports except tours

Cons: the tours where always rushed at the sights and then we would have to go to Thier shopping place and waste time

Recommends Norwegian Jewel? Yes!

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