Posts Tagged ‘Alaska’

Alaska Cruise Onboard the Island Princess

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Alaska cruise on Island Princess South bound June 14th 2017. I flew to Anchorage (Seward) the night of June 13th and stayed at the Residence Inn.  The next day we toured downtown Anchorage and then back to the hotel to transfer to Whittier.  I used a transfer company called Anchorage tours & transfers, much less […]

Cruise With Purpose: Six of Our Favorite Tours That Allow Guests to Give Back

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Cruise With Purpose: Six of Our Favorite Tours That Allow Guests to Give Back Submitted by: HAL Shore Excursions Team The warm feeling you get from looking at this adorable koala at Brisbane’s Koala Sanctuary, is the same feeling you’ll get after finishing a Cruise with Purpose tour. Holland America Line’s innovative Cruise with Purpose […]

What to Expect on a Cruise to Hubbard Glacier in Alaska

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

One reason cruising is such a cool alternative to simply doing a land-based trip to Alaska is because of sailing to Hubbard Glacier. Located between Seward and Skagway, Hubbard Glacier soars impressively into the stark Alaskan skyline from the depths of Disenchantment Bay and is a top sight to see for many visitors traveling to Alaska. Here’s […]

Make the Most of Your Alaska Cruise with a Tour Package in Vancouver

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Make the Most of Your Alaska Cruise with a Tour Package in Vancouver Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team Glacier Skywalk at the Columbia Icefield provides a once-of-a-kind view. Photo courtesy of Brewster Travel Canada. During a Holland America Line cruise to Alaska, the sights and sounds of the Last Frontier are front and center during […]

Princess Cruises Presents North to Alaska

Monday, March 14th, 2016

FRESH ALASKA SEAFOOD COOK MY CATCH Princess Cruises’ Cook My Catch is our exclusive culinary experience highlighting the pinnacle of fresh seafood. Our chefs can cook and serve fish caught while on select fishing excursions in Alaska. Guests can choose their preferred preparation and accompaniments for their fresh-caught seafood. This unique dining experience is available […]

Alaska by Land with Royal Caribbean International, Part 2

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Next stop was our home for the evening, the Denali Park Lodge. It’s a beautiful lodge right own the river and the view of the mountains is priceless. The lodge is a log cabin style with nice balconies complete with table and chairs to relax in. Rooms are very modern, have lots of storage space […]

First time to Alaska? Go on a cruise!

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

If you have never visited Alaska before and you would like a taste of this unique part of the world, a cruise should be your first choice. Even though you can reach most places by plane, traveling by ship allows you to experience Alaska to the fullest and immerse in every aspect of its landscapes […]

Why a Balcony on an Alaska Cruise is Worth the Extra Money

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

On a recent cruise to Alaska, I learned why all the travel specialists I have worked with advise to splurge on a balcony cabin when cruising to Alaska. With so many daylight hours, even if you don’t spend much time in your cabin- you won’t miss those amazing photo opportunities from your balcony cabin

Cruises with Character, Disney Character

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

All-Aboard the most magical cruise line on the high seas! Disney Cruise Line® has something for everyone. Learn what it’s like to experience Disney Cruise Line® and how you can make memories to last a lifetime. With destinations all over the world, you can choose Disney Cruise Line® over and over again for your family vacation.

Ask The Expert: Alaska, Cruise or Cruisetour?

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Alaska is a magnificent land to discover, but what’s the best way to do so? Learn what the difference is between a cruise and a cruisetour and which one is right for you.