Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Experience Alaska Land+Sea Journey with Holland America Line

Is the Last Frontier first on your bucket list? From glistening glaciers, blooming sunflowers and wildlife galore… Alaska is a truly remarkable and breathtaking destination and with Holland America Line Land+Sea Journey you experience the best of both worlds cruising the coastline and traveling by rail further into Alaska to experience the Denali National Park.

Your vacation starts in Vancouver as you come on board one of the luxury mid-size ships Holland America Line cruises along the coastline of Alaska. Day 2 takes you through the inside passage – Come up to the top deck or step out on your balcony to look for bald eagles, sea lions, porpoises and whales roaming through their natural habitats. Next stop is Ketchikan – known as Alaska’s first city and the salmon capital of the world. On Day 4 of your seven day cruise you will see Juneau, the capital of Alaska. Juneau is only reachable by boat or seaplane. An incredible excursion in Juneau is the catamaran cruise into Auke Bay to watch the humpback whales cavorting in their summer playgrounds. Skagway is just above Juneau in the Alaska Panhandle. A popular excursion in Skagway is the helicopter ride up to Meade Glacier. Your final destination on your seven day cruise is the Glacier Bay National Park. You will spend an entire day cruising past mountain peaks, ice-sculptured fjords, an abundance of marine wildlife and massive tidewater glaciers. Day 7 – your final day on-board the ship and you are cruising through the sea to arrive in Anchorage to start your land portion up to Denali.

“All Aboard!” Come on board the glass-domed McKinley Explorer® or the historic White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad for panoramic views along your ride from Anchorage up to Denali. Experience breathtaking views of North America’s tallest mountain, Mt. McKinley – formerly known as Denali Mountain. Be on the lookout for wildlife roaming the terrain from grizzlies and moose to caribou and wolves. Once you arrive in Denali you will board Holland America’s luxury motor coach with wide leather seats and plenty of legroom transferring you from Denali up to Fairbanks for your departure back home.

Holland America Line has so much to offer their guests… Elegant and sophisticated cuisine and dining options, warm and genuine service, elegant and spacious staterooms and exhilarating experiences. Your vacation experience to Alaska will provide you with experiences and memories you will cherish forever.

 “Travel: It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battutakare

Friday, November 13, 2015

Set Sail on a Family Adventure

Set Sail on a Family Adventure!

Take your next family vacation out to sea with Royal Caribbean! With over 23 ships sailing all over the world… Royal Caribbean has the perfect ship for everyone where you can experience top-notch dining options, family activities, Broadway-style entertainment, enhanced technology, new and renovated staterooms and more of the little details that make the difference between a good vacation and a WOW vacation.

Explore 272 destinations in 77 different countries on 6 continents with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Popular ports in the Caribbean include the Bahamas, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Aruba, Grenada, St. Lucia, Barbados, Bermuda and Royal Caribbean’s two privately owned islands CocoCay in the Bahamas and Labadee in Haiti. Available only to Royal Caribbean guests, CocoCay offers sugar-white beaches and beautiful azure waters perfect for a fun day at the beach! Take to the skies on an exhilarating parasailing adventure 400 feet above sea or dive in and snorkel or scuba dive to discover a colorful underwater world. Enjoy a Pina Colada in a hammock or take in some rays and float your cares away! Get adventurous on the ultimate playground in Labadee, Haiti! Bounce, climb and rock ‘n’ roll on the in-water slides and trampolines at the Aqua Park. Soar over 500 feet above the beaches on the longest over water zip line in the Caribbean. Take an exhilarating ride and slide down the brand new water slide and experience the thrill of an alpine coaster ride down a gorgeous mountainside.  Whether you are seeking adventure, looking to relax or want to check out the must-sees there is an excursion perfect for you! From sightseeing and snorkeling to boating and biking, hiking and history, the options are limitless.

Experience life on-board. Innovation has guided Royal Caribbean to build ships that are destinations unto themselves where you can see, do and savor more. The on-board entertainment is top notch and the kids will love every minute! Take advantage of the complimentary kids and teen’s clubs available for kids ages 3 – 17 years old where the kids can hang out with others their age and take part in a variety of activities from rock wall climbing competitions and talent shows to movies and pool parties at night. Royal Caribbean knows how to make the difference between a good vacation and a WOW vacation with on board WOWs. Each ship offers its own unique entertainment from Central Park and a Boardwalk with a Carousel to flow rider surf simulator and the H2O Zone family water park. On board you will also find a rock climbing wall, a skydiving simulator, ice skating rink, Vegas style casino and Broadway-style entertainment including Mamma Mia!, Chicago, CATS, and Saturday Night Fever.

From cupcakes to California rolls, finger foods to five-course meals… Royal Caribbean offers a journey of culinary discovery. Once on board you are free to explore many complimentary dining options and specialty restaurants that are rich in flavor and ambiance. The commitment to a groundbreaking on board experience extends to the kitchen of every ship, where fresh, flavorful dishes are always evolving, and keeping pace with the ever-changing tastes of guests. On board you will enjoy distinctive cuisine, quality ingredients and unparalleled service.