Alaska

Information about Alaska for cruise passengers.

Holland America Line Oosterdam Alaska Explorer Cruise Review

Holland America Line Oosterdam Alaska Explorer Cruise Review Although the itinerary from Seattle with port calls to Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan offered a lot of time on the water (not my favorite), I did settle into a good sea day routine, which you can read about at the bottom of this post. Cruisers that dislike …

Holland America Line Oosterdam Alaska Explorer Cruise Review Read More »

Pre or Post Seattle Cruise Excursion: Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour

Pre or Post Seattle Cruise Excursion: Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour Perhaps a little off the beaten track but well worth the effort is a pre or post cruise tour to the  Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour in Snohomish County. I got a chance to enjoy the center after …

Pre or Post Seattle Cruise Excursion: Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour Read More »

Port Buzz: Sitka

Live Voyage Report: Sitka via Holland America Line Ultimate  Sitka Adventure When in Sitka, cruise passengers can choose to do a couple of things: stay in town or go out to explore the region. I decided that today was the perfect opportunity to get out of my comfort zone to experience hard-core Alaska-sized adventure travel. …

Port Buzz: Sitka Read More »

Cruising Tracy Arm Fjord

Cruising Tracy Arm Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam sailed from Seattle into Tracy Arm for an afternoon of scenic cruising. Tracy Arm, a narrow, twisting, 30-mile-long fjord that ends at the twin Sawyer glaciers marks our first milestone along the 7-night Alaska Explorer itinerary. Named  after Civil War General Benjamin Franklin Tracy, Tracy Arm is …

Cruising Tracy Arm Fjord Read More »

Live Voyage Report: Welcome aboard Holland America Line Oosterdam

Live Voyage Report: Welcome aboard Holland America Line m/s Oosterdam Under clear skies and scorching heat (for Seattle standards), I embarked Holland America Line’s m/s Oosterdam. My stateroom Sporting the signature Holland America Line stateroom amenities (upgraded mattress, flat screen tv, dvd player) my verandah stateroom on the aft of the ship is comfortable. I …

Live Voyage Report: Welcome aboard Holland America Line Oosterdam Read More »

Alaska Cruise Guide

Cruise Guide: Alaska Explorer Holland America Line This Cruise Guide has links to the ports and instructions for getting to the ship in Seattle.  Specially prepared for Holland America Line m/s Oosterdam 7-night roundtrip sailing from Seattle with calls to Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, Victoria BC.   Getting to the ship in Seattle Pier Information for …

Alaska Cruise Guide Read More »

Live Voyage Report Preview: Holland America Line Alaska Cruise

Live Voyage Report Preview: Holland America Line Alaska Cruise iVoyage: 7-night Alaska Explorer via Holland America Line roundtrip from Seattle Cruise Buzz live from Alaska via Holland America Line’s m/s Oosterdam. I am getting really excited to pack up the Buzz Booth and head north to Alaska. This will be my third time to the …

Live Voyage Report Preview: Holland America Line Alaska Cruise Read More »