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 …

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 …

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 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 …