Norwegian Cruise Lines Installs Onboard Go Kart TrackNorwegian Cruise Line will soon offer three ships with go-kart tracks on board, including a two-story track on its new ship Encore that goes into service in November.
The karts may not be the fastest—they max out at 30 mph—but there's added excitement in that some parts of the track hang out several feet over the edge of the ship.
One of the tracks has a Ferrari theme. But this fun does not come cheap: an eight-minute stint in a kart will cost $15.
Good news for those who, like the staff of Car and Driver, appreciate a good go-kart experience. Norwegian Cruise Line's latest recreational option is a 1150-foot long go-kart track onboard its new ccruise ship Encore, which will go into service in the Caribbean in late November.
Called the Norwegian Encore Speedway, the 11,500-foot track covers two stories on the top deck of the ship and has enough space to let up to 10 racers drive at the same time. The all-electric go- [...]
How to choose the best cruise for you in Galapagos Islands
By Marcel Perkins
The Galapagos Islands are well known, not only for its important input to Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution, but also for its unique wildlife, pristine landscapes, and harsh conditions.
1,000 km away from the South American continent, the Galapagos Islands welcome worldwide travelers keen to watch fearless animal species, volcanic landscapes, as well as enjoying the adventure of sunbathing on unique beaches.
However, how is it cruising the Galapagos Islands? It is the most common question that potential travelers have when they are evaluating Galapagos as their next destination. Cruising is a wonderful experience that everybody should live at least once, and there is no better place than the pristine Galapagos Islands. Once travelers decide to cruise the archipelago, the next big question is should I choose a small or a big yacht?
Hence, the following points may help to answer these questi [...]