New River Cruise Travel Insurance Covers Low, High Water

It’s one of the unexpected parts of a river cruise: itineraries are actually much more detailed than advertised. This is commonly a good thing.  Experiencing more than they bargained for, river cruise travelers are happy.  Until they don’t.  When low Read More …

Cruise Line Takes Travelers To Meet The Winemaker

Norwegian Cruise Line has a number of Meet The Winemaker Cruises available aboard Norwegian Escape and Norwegian Dawn.  On those special sailings, travelers will have the opportunity to wine and dine with leaders and legends of the winemaking industry. Norwegian’s Read More …

Oprah’s Message

After spending a leisurely day viewing Alaska’s Glacier Bay, Oprah Winfrey appeared on Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam for A Conversation with Oprah.  Speaking at two sold out shows, Winfrey shared her journey to success, her self-proclaimed Year of Adventure Read More …

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 …