Culinarily Creative Cruise Chefs Craft Confectionary Celebration

Cruise lines put a lot of effort into the work of culinarily creative cruise chefs that continue to dazzle travelers year after year.  Celebrity chefs and talented ship chefs have a good idea of what will be popular. They also Read More …

Extraordinary Cruise Experiences Resonate With Travelers, Drive Demand

The Carnival Corporation family of brands includes a diverse portfolio of the world’s leading cruise lines.   Carnival Corporation brands range from family-friendly Carnival Cruise Line to ultra-luxury Seabourn, bringing extraordinary cruise experiences ranging from Fun to Ultra-Luxury.  Still, ships Read More …

The Unexpected Hit With First Time Cruise Travelers

The timely evolution of Holland America Line has brought a number of interesting course corrections to the 100+-year-old cruise line.  New dining venues, onboard programming, shore exploration selections and more make a good reason to take another look or consider 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 …

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 …