Remembering The King: 40th Anniversary of His Passing Cruise

The Country Music Cruise 2019

Country music fans are going to want to be sure to book quickly aboard the Holland America Country Music Cruise 2019. The Nieuw Amsterdam departs the Ft. Lauderdale Port on Sunday, January 27th 4:00 p.m. for seven nights filled with must-see entertainment and activities for everyone who loves country music. Additional ports of call include Key West, St. Thomas and Half Moon Cay in the Bahamas before the ship returns to Ft. Lauderdale on Sunday, February 3rd at 7:00 a.m. A Once In A Lifetime Line-Up The Read more [...]

Getting to Know the Holland America Cruise Line

The Holland America Cruise Line is certainly steeped in history and tradition, as it dates back to 1873. Though the line is now a part of the Carnival Corporation, it is still very reminiscent of its Dutch heritage. Afternoon tea is still offered each day by staff members who are mostly of Indonesian lineage, as Indonesia was formerly a Dutch colony. The majority of the HAL fleet consists of mid-sized ships with only a few of the newest additions offering a capacity in excess of 2000 passengers. Read more [...]
Silver Galapagos

212 – The Magic Number Aboard a Windstar Cruise

The capacity of the average cruise ship is normally rounded off to the nearest thousand. Mid-size ships have a capacity of around 2000 while some of the floating giants can accommodate in excess of 5000 passengers. But for those who are looking for a more intimate and personal experience but don’t have the vacation budget for a private yacht, the number 212 is very significant. This is the maximum capacity for the Star Pride, the Star Breeze, and the Star Legend. These three ladies are the all-suite Read more [...]

Start Here: Packing for a 7-Day Warm Weather Cruise (for Him)

Here's a quick overview of warm weather packing essentials for men. Make the most of your suitcase space, and make sure you have everything you need! Read more [...]
Cruise ship visitors can tour New York City by ferry.

Save A Day of Your Vacation – Depart From New York

If you are a resident of the east coast, then when booking a cruise, you are likely to be looking at ships which sail out of the Port of Miami or possibly another port in Florida. But boarding your ship in Florida means that you need to spend almost a day of precious vacation time traveling to and from the port. What many travelers don’t know is that they can recover that lost day of vacation time, or a great deal of it, by booking a cruise which departs from one of two ports in the New York Read more [...]
Woman and man on the beach with a cruise ship in the background

Start Here: Packing for a 7-Day Warm Weather Cruise (for Her)

Wondering what to pack for your first warm-weather cruise? Here's a list to get you started! From tops to shorts, shoes to bags, this list has it all. Read more [...]