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
To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 3 Passover Seder

To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 3 Passover Seder

Pic of the Day – Day 3 and a Passover Seder It’s Passover aboard Holland America’s Koningsdam.  Spend Passover on a cruise ship, really? … View Post
To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 2 Aboard Koningsdam

To Europe and Beyond 2018 – Day 2 Aboard Koningsdam

Pic of the Day – Day 2 At the start of every transatlantic voyage, I wonder how in the world I’ll spend the next week&… View Post
Holland America Mexican Riviera Cruise Review

Holland America Mexican Riviera Cruise Review

On the first morning of our Holland America Mexican Riviera cruise husband Rob and I were thrilled as our ship slowly cruised within sight … View Post
Holland America Culinary Council Puts a New Spin on Cruise Food

Holland America Culinary Council Puts a New Spin on Cruise Food

Cruising and food.  Synonymous, right? To keep ahead of pack, Holland America has expanded its Culinary Council. In addition, there are new, exciting and … View Post

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