Hey-I am also from Charlotte and was thinking about this cruise....how is Norwegian, and this ship in particular? I have only cruised Carnival in the past, and was thinking of something different. I was considering Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas, as they have a pretty good deal too, but of course with a departure from Charleston, no airfare costs needed. I am a 38 yo SWF....any info you could give me on your opinions of this ship would be appreciated. Thanks!