Our Alaska Adventure: The Whole Story

Another part of preparing a 7-day Alaska sailing with Holland America Line for Oprah’s Share The Adventure Cruise: reflecting on the experience post-cruise.   Sharing our previous travel experiences on other cruise lines, one part of the process is crystal clear: you just can’t get enough Read More …

Alaska Adventure Cruise: One From Each Place

As we end our sailing with Holland America Line for Oprah’s Year Of Adventure Cruise, it is time to look back on the 7-day voyage, photo by photo.  Here, a collection of my favorite photos from memorable places and events Read More …

Oprah Cruising: Intelligently Applied, Seasoned To Perfection

As onboard events go, Oprah was going to be a tough act to follow.  We knew that. A whole lot of energy had gone into A Conversation With Oprah. It might have been time for a pause in the inspiration Read More …

Oprah Infusion A Solid Win For Cruise Travelers

One of the big reasons many passengers booked Oprah’s Share The Adventure Cruise with Holland America Line was, well, Oprah herself.  Available time on the first three days of the seven night Alaska sailing had been programmed wisely, setting up Read More …

Omazing Alaska

Sailing from Seattle non-stop North to Alaska was a brilliant idea.  That time at sea allows nearly two days to prepare for the potential adventure ahead in the land of the midnight sun. Much like a cruise-tour that might start Read More …

The Collectively Intelligent Cruise Cake Gets Iced

By the end of our first day on Oprah’s Share The Adventure Cruise, we had seen and done a lot.  Just getting to Seattle from Orlando for boarding the ship took about as long a flight to Europe. Once aboard, Read More …