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 …

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 …

Literally Anything Is Possible On A Cruise

A lot of what we get out of travel depends on our attitude concerning the process of it. Leave home dreading the long travel day ahead and reality will probably live up to expectations.  Go forward excited to begin the 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 …

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 …

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 …