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- How To Follow Along With Us

Another part of preparing a 7-day Alaska sailing with Holland America Line for Oprah’s Share The Adventure Cruise: providing a list of ways to follow along with our journey.   Sharing our previous travel experiences on other cruise lines, one part of the process is crystal Read More …

Customizing Your Packing List To Cruise Alaska

We could start all over, making an entirely different packing list exclusively for a cruise in Alaska. But why? Much of the cruise travel experience will be similar to sailing in any other part of the world.  In fact, for Read More …

Brilliant: Ocean Cruise Tours Led By Crew In Their Own Country

The industry-wide focus on cruise destinations continues to resolve a number of ways.  Taking travelers up close at places they visit, local life is explored in depth.  Special access is granted to one cruise line here and another there, adding Read More …

Streaming Travel Television Satisfies Desire, Prepares For The Real Thing

Killing time before, after or between travel is increasingly done with a streaming television binge.  As I write this, we are in the middle of streaming 72 episodes of the CBS television series </scorpion>.  As we watched, the thought occurred Read More …

Enjoy Cruise Destinations Longer: Now You Can

Cruise travelers enjoy a visiting a number of interesting places on any given itinerary.  Cruising represents an outstanding value when compared to visiting the same places anyway we do it, minus the ship, backpacking a possible exception. It’s why travelers Read More …