Seattle Port Pushes Past Pax Record

When we talk about cruise ships, big numbers often follow.  Vessels are permanently tagged with displacing water in amounts numbering tens of tons. A large ship can carry thousands of travelers and crew. These and other cruise-related numbers we use Read More …

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 …

Next Oprah Cruise: Details Right Here

Not long ago, we sailed with Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine for an engaging Adventure Of Your Life Cruise to Alaska.  The first in a series of inspiring themed sailings, ours was on board Holland America’s ms 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 …

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 …