Welcome Aboard My 14-Day Holland America Koningsdam Transatlantic Crossing

Welcome Aboard My 14-Day Holland America Koningsdam Transatlantic Crossing

A transatlantic crossing is not your ordinary cruise.  Try to imagine a cork bobbing around in an triple-sized olympic swimming pool.  That’s kind … View Post
How Do You Create the Largest Sushi Roll at Sea?

How Do You Create the Largest Sushi Roll at Sea?

In case you missed it, last week on June 18 was International Sushi Day.  And Holland America was not about to let this day pass&… View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018  and Rome at Last

To Europe and Beyond 2018 and Rome at Last

Have you ever tried to jam everything you’ve put off doing throughout your cruise into the last couple of days and nights? I … View Post
12 Things I Like About Holland America Koningsdam – Plus Bonus Tip!

12 Things I Like About Holland America Koningsdam – Plus Bonus Tip!

On a recent 14-night transatlantic crossing aboard Holland America Koningsdam, I had a chance to really get to know this new vessel stem to … View Post
BEST Things to Do in Cartagena, Spain

BEST Things to Do in Cartagena, Spain

If you’re looking for independent things to do in Cartagena, Spain, this may not be the perfect port.  At least not at first … View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Reflections on the Home Stretch to Europe

To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Reflections on the Home Stretch to Europe

These, the ninth and tenth days of our 14-night Holland America transatlantic crossing aboard Koningsdam, felt like crunch time.  Every transatlantic crossing starts out … View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 8:  Ponta Delgado, Azores

To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 8: Ponta Delgado, Azores

After six rather calm sea days crossing the Atlantic aboard Holland America’s Koningsdam, Ponta Delgada was a welcome change. The Azores are a … View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 7: Pinnacle Grill and a Rainbow

To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 7: Pinnacle Grill and a Rainbow

Today’s Photo of the Day aboard Holland America Koningsdam was a bout of sheer luck and timing.  That’s what I always say … View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 6 and the Secret Breakfast Place

To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 6 and the Secret Breakfast Place

Here’s my Photo of the Day; New York Deli & Pizza aboard Holland America Koningsdam.  Looks like any ordinary tourist photo and any … View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 5 Jalapeño Poppers Recipe

To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 5 Jalapeño Poppers Recipe

Here it was, only Day 5 of a 14-night transatlantic crossing and already I was back at my version of Foodie Central. It’s Holland … View Post