Browsing the "Alaska" Category

Whale Watching and Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska

When we were making a port stop at Juneau, Alaska, we decided to go on a guided tour to go whale watching and view Mendenhall Glacier. Our travel agent was able to book us on 3 excursions for a good [...]

August 6, 2017 Alaska, travel

Lower Promenade Staterooms at Holland America Volendam

We went on a 7 day cruise from Vancouver to Alaska with Holland America Volendam. Our Staterooms were located on the 3rd floor of Holland America Volendam. The ship was built in 1999, so there is some age to the [...]

July 21, 2017 Alaska, Cruise

Le Cirque at Holland America Vollendam

Once per cruise, the Pinnacle Grill is transformed into the legendary Le Cirque of New York City. Ranked among the best restaurants in the world by food experts, and famous for its celebrity clientele, Le Cirque brings its French Continental [...]

July 20, 2017 Alaska, Cruise

Holland America Vollendam: Pinnacle Grill

Pinnacle Grill is a refined and luxurious dining experience aboard the Holland America Volendam 7 days to Alaska. It is open for lunch and dinner, but we opted for lunch as it is only $10 extra. It has a condensed version [...]

July 19, 2017 Alaska, Cruise

Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour: Review

We did an excursion at Ketchikan, Alaska and decided to go with the Totem Bight and Ketchikan City Tour through ShoreTrips. We booked it through our travel agent as she was able to get us a discount as we were booking [...]

June 17, 2017 Alaska, travel

5 steps to boarding a cruise at Canada Place

Here are a few things I learned about before boarding my cruise at Canada Place. It was my first cruise so I didn’t know what to expect. Hopefully, this will help you mentally prepare you for where to go. Our [...]

June 12, 2017 Alaska, British Columbia, Cruise

Lido Market: Buffet Lunch at Holland America Volendam

Day 1 on Holland America Volendam and we checked-in at noon and had a lot of spare time until the ship started leaving Canada Place in Vancouver. Our next 7 days, we would be embarking on a journey to Alaska. [...]

June 10, 2017 Alaska, Cruise

The Dining Room on Holland America Volendam: Day 1

On our first dinner at The Dining Room on Holland America Volendam for our 7 day Alaskan Cruise, we were seated at 5:30pm for a group of 10. This dining experience is complimentary and included with the cruise. We ended up [...]

June 9, 2017 Alaska, Cruise