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Norwegian Cruise Line's New York-Inspired Ship

Comparing Norwegian Cruise Line’s latest ship, the New York–inspired Breakaway, with its muse.

Norwegian Breakaway

Population: 4,000 passengers.
Lady Liberty:
A three-foot frozen version in the Ice Bar.
Cost of a Bagel and Cream Cheese:
Free.
A Yellow Cab Is...
a cocktail! With vodka, peach schnapps, and orange juice.
Nationalities:
Sixty-eight, and that’s just the crew.
Cost of a Studio:
From $214 a day for a 100-square-foot solo cabin, with meals, activities, and lounge access thrown in.
Dish by Geoffrey Zakarian:
Roasted scallops with guanciale and grapefruit, at Ocean Blue.
Kicks:
Courtesy of you, at Rockette-led fitness classes.
Hottest Theater Ticket:
Broadway’s Rock of Ages, free, with six shows a week.
Last Call:
Never.

New York City

Population: 8.2 million residents.
Lady Liberty:
151-foot original in New York harbor.
Cost of a Bagel and Cream Cheese:
$2.72 at Murray’s Bagels.
A Yellow Cab Is...
an impossible dream, come rush hour.
Nationalities:
An estimated 161.
Cost of a Studio:
About $85 a day for 550 square feet, in Manhattan, not including utilities.
Dish by Geoffrey Zakarian:
Braised lamb shank with pickled-turnip tzatziki, at the National.
Kicks:
Courtesy of the Rockettes, at Radio City Music Hall.
Hottest Theater Ticket:
Kinky Boots, $77 to $142 a seat, if you can snag tickets.
Last Call:
4 a.m.



Jane Wooldridge is the cruise editor at
Travel + Leisure.

 

 

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