Get More Out Of Your Wedding With These Tips (3)

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Get More Out Of Your Wedding With These Tips

Getting married is an exciting time in your life. Of course, you want everything to go perfect, but many times the unexpected happens and you’re forced to improvise. This article will give you tips for dealing with common wedding day issues without losing your cool, or ruining your big day.

Before you get married you MUST honestly disclose to your future spouse what your financial situation is. If you get married only to have . . .  READ MORE

Around the World in 127 Days on Holland America Line’s 2023 Grand World Voyage

Holland America Line’s Grand Voyages are made for dreamers, adventurers and explorers seeking to discover new cultures and illuminating experiences. The quest for destination immersion continues with Holland America Line’s 2023 Grand World Voyage – now open for booking.

There’s no better way to see the world than on a Holland America Line Grand World Voyage, recognized as the 2020 Travel Weekly Readers’ Choice for Best World Cruise Itinerary and 2020 TravelAge West Editor’s Pick . . .  READ MORE

Carnival Cruise Line Notifies Guests of Cruise Cancellations

Carnival Cruise Line is notifying guests of additional cruise cancellations, extending its pause in U.S. departures through April 30, 2021, and cancelling Australian operations through May 19, 2021.

In addition, Carnival has cancelled the European itineraries for Carnival Legend which were to begin this May through Oct. 31, 2021, and moved the start date for Mardi Gras from Port Canaveral, with the first cruise now set for May 29, 2021.

Booked guests and travel agents are being notified directly . . .  READ MORE


There’s a Craft Brew for You Virtually Anywhere You Roam Here

Beer is woven into the fabric of many New England towns. It was the beverage of choice – over water – for the Pilgrims who landed in Plymouth in the 17th century, as its low pH levels did not nurture pathogenic bacteria and it provided additional calories to sustain them on the journey. In fact, historians speculate that the pioneers would have carried on to Virginia rather than landing prematurely in Plymouth had they . . .  READ MORE


One of America’s First Cities is Still One of its Most Thrilling

For its relatively youthful history, Boston packs a lot of pivotal history into its city limits. While cities throughout Europe and Asia have had millennia to write their captivating stories, Boston helped shape the course of what would become the United States of America in just under 400 years. And though it was among the first territories settled in the “new” country and continues to wear this heritage proudly, Boston . . .  READ MORE


Served Sizzling Hot with a Generous Helping of Spice

Calling all sports fans! This week’s featured recipes are the classic, go-to choice for cheering on your favorite team (or side, club, squad, troupe, lineup and on and on), in particular, American football. As our Crystal Family in the U.S. gears up for Super Bowl Sunday in a couple of weeks, Chef Jon is back in the kitchen with two recipes for crispy, crunchy comfort foods that are synonymous with the big game. But really, one does not have . . .  READ MORE

Don’t Travel Without Reading This! (2)

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Don’t Travel Without Reading This!

Regardless of whether you are traveling to a nearby location for the weekend or taking a week-long destination vacation, you are always going to benefit from some tips and ideas on how to make the whole process, more fun and less stressful. Keep reading for those tips and more.

To avoid getting lost in a foreign country, take a book of matches from your hotel room. Even if you don’t speak the language, the matchbook will let you communicate . . .  READ MORE

Holland America Line Celebrates 75 Years in Alaska in 2022

In 2022 Holland America Line is celebrating 75 years of Alaska exploration — longer than any other cruise line — and bookings are now open for its award-winning cruises and Land+Sea Journeys. Throughout the decades, the premium brand has cultivated its knowledge to create perfectly crafted Alaska adventures that offer travelers preferred access, exclusive overland transportation and immersive onboard experiences — which is why Holland America Line can say “We Are Alaska.”

From April through . . .  READ MORE

Tips To Make Your Trip Unforgettable!

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Tips To Make Your Trip Unforgettable!

Travel can be a lot of fun and there are so many ways you can improve upon your traveling plans. Whether you need cheaper transportation or better places to stay so that you can better enjoy your trip, take a look at the tips below to help you plan a better trip.

When planning to travel to a country that uses a very different language or even alphabet than your own, it’s a good idea to get precise, up to date information about . . .  READ MORE

Soak Up Some Vitamin Sea With Holland America Line’s 2021-2022 Caribbean Cruises

Beyond the balmy breezes and crystalline waters of the Caribbean, the vibrant cultures of the islands await to be discovered on a Holland America Line cruise during the 2021-2022 season. Ranging from seven to 21 days, guests will have their pick of six of the line’s premium, mid-sized ships — including Rotterdam in its debut season in the Caribbean — all conveniently sailing roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Holland America Line’s vast offerings between October 2021 and April 2022 . . .  READ MORE