My Travel Stories

Viking Ocean Cruising – the Best of Both Worlds!

My opportunity to experience a Viking Ocean ship came recently, from December 7-17, 2016 as I sailed the beautiful 930-passenger ship, Viking Star, round trip from San Juan.  This was my 25th cruise and once I stepped aboard, I could already tell this was going to be a great experience.  The service...Read more.

Cruise Ships I've Sailed or Inspected

During my many years in the travel industry and through my various CLIA (Cruise Line International Association) certification processes from Accredited Cruise Counsellor to Master Cruise Counsellor to Elite Cruise Counsellor, I’ve sailed on and inspected many ships. To give you an idea of the breadth...Read more.

Cruising the Mediterranean

Bonjour! Buon Giorno! Buen Dia! Good Day! Have you ever thought of visiting the Mediterranean, but asked yourself these questions? Will it be too costly? Will I feel comfortable? Will I like the food? If these questions are stopping you from making the decision to take this 'trip-of-a-lifetime'...Read more.

Savor Culinary Cruising – Bon Appetit

‘Add 2 garlic toes’, ‘Garnish with garlic chive blossoms’, ‘Substitute peanut butter for Tahini’ – All of these are statements that may be heard during a Culinary Arts Center presentation onboard Holland America Line. Recently I returned from a sailing on this Premier cruise line in which I attended...Read more.

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