Holland America’s Pinnacle Grill Review

Located in the heart of the Nieuw Amsterdam, on the second floor and right next to the atrium, sits the Pinnacle Grill, Holland America’s Pacific Northwest steakhouse. This restaurant serves up a variety of northwest steaks and seafood in an intimate atmosphere with a seaside view. Appetizers Your dining experience begins with a selection of breads […]

Busy Cruise Season Begins in Montréal

Between August 31 and October 22 this year, Montréal, Canada is expecting over 46,000 cruise ship passengers and 10,000 crew members.  A total of 29 ships are expected to dock there, and the busiest day will be October 1.  Three ships will simultaneously be in port for embarkation and debarkation, for a total of 7,000 […]

Cunard Releases 2018 Cruise Schedule

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From March to December in 2018, Cunard’s three Queens will set sail on a new program of destinations and special event voyages. Complimentary Amenities As a benefit for guests who book their cruise early, Cunard is offering a free drink package and pre-paid gratuities in Princess and Queens Grill Suites, as well as up to […]

Carnival Sunshine: Day 3 – Portland, Maine

Today we docked in Portland, Maine. Originally we were supposed to be docked in Boston but Tropical Storm Hermine caused us to flip the two ports. Hello Portland The ship docked right downtown so it was easily accessible from the pier. There were a couple of hop-on hop-off shuttles when you got off the ship […]

7 Things to Do Before Your Cruise

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The week before a cruise is always full of excitement, anticipation, and some preoccupation over final to-do’s. However, don’t forget to do these 7 things before you cruise! 1. Arrange Sitters Whether it’s a babysitter, pet sitter, or house sitter, you’ll likely want a friend or relative to look in on things while you’re away. […]

Carnival Corp. to Build More Eco-Friendly Ships

Carnival Corporation has signed agreements with Meyer Werft and Meyer Turku to deliver three more cruise ships for the company that will be fully powered by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), the cleanest burning fossil fuel in the world. Two of the ships will be for Carnival Cruise Line, with delivery dates expected in 2020 and […]