New Nickelodeon experiences launch on Norwegian Gem

MIAMI – Norwegian Cruise Line welcomed Nickelodeon aboard Norwegian Gem, giving guests the opportunity to cruise with SpongeBob, Patrick, Dora the Explorer and Diego, among other favorite Nickelodeon characters.  The new Nickelodeon experiences on Norwegian Gem include some of the popular family events, shows and activities that were first introduced in April 2010 on Norwegian […]

Panama Canal Timeline aboard ms Zuiderdam, Partial Transit

We recently returned from a 10-night Panama Canal partial transit aboard Holland America Line’s ms Zuiderdam. Below I have highlighted briefly the history of the canal, the process, and our timeline when we crossed the break water and entered the Gatun Locks in the Panama Canal. You can see a comprehensive photo gallery of the Panama […]

Rhapsody of the Seas enters month-long dry dock

Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas entered a Singapore dry dock today to undergo a month-long $54 million dollar enhancement to prepare the ship for its 2012 Alaska Season. Similar to sister-ship Splendour of the Seas, which underwent its revitalization in November 2011, Rhapsody will receive new dining venues, including Chops Grille, Izumi Asian Cuisine, […]

‘Night at the Le Cirque’ menu aboard Holland America

MENU PRICE: $39 Dinner or $59 with wine pairing Appetizer Lobster Cocktail Le Trio Caesar Salad Soup Butternut Squash with Huckleberries Chilled Yogurt and Melon Main Course Seared Black Cod Rack of Lamb Chateaubriand Three Cheese Ravioli Chicken Under a Brick Side Dishes Seasonal Vegetable s, Pommes Dauphine Dessert Crème Brulee Le Cirque Choclate Souffle […]

Holland America ms Zuiderdam: Costa Rica + a night at Le Cirque

It will be no surprise when I tell you that my morning started really early again. We were scheduled to dock in Costa Rica at 6:30a but the actual was about 7. There was a couple of things I had to upload before we did our white-water rafting excursion so I went looking for an […]