Seattle, Wash., June 28, 2012 —Holland America Line has added three new segments to ms Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage in fall 2012. Ranging from 20 to 30 days, the new segments set sail in October and November and span from China to California.
The full voyage departs Seattle, Wash., Sept. 21 and explores… [Continue Reading]

Beyond the Caribbean: Different and Exotic Cruise Destinations

A woman on a cruise ship once said “We like cruising, but this will be our last one. We’ve been to the Eastern Caribbean and the Western Caribbean. So this Southern Caribbean will be our last one.” Such a shame to think that this person could be limiting herself so much…. [Continue Reading]

Wonderous Last Days on our Tran-Atlantic Solstice Cruise

The last few days of the cruise found me having a wonderful time and my kids hogging the laptop in order complete their home work, so here I am a week later finally reporting about the final days of the cruise.
Day 4 Atlantic Crossing
On our 4th day of the crossing we found our selves… [Continue Reading]

What Cruise Destinations Are On Your Bucket List?

Many of us remember the entertaining and touching movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman about two terminally ill men who meet in the hospital and decide to embark on their “Bucket List” of places to go and things to do. When I saw that Cruise West had mentioned the concept of a… [Continue Reading]

Mexico, Still One of My Favorite Cruise Destinations

What could be better than a vacation with wonderful dancing, spicy food, beautiful beaches, warm tropical weather, and frozen drinks with little umbrellas in them. Cruise ship visitors to Mexico enjoy all of these attractions and much more.
However, Mexico has been in the news quite a bit lately, but not with… [Continue Reading]