Cruise Ports

9 Fun Facts About Costa Maya, Mexico

February 26, 2015

We’ve visited the port of Costa Maya, Mexico several times, but we’ve never made it past the Carlos’n Charlie’s in the port compound. We will visit again soon, so we did a little research to learn about the area.  9 Fun Facts About Costa Maya, Mexico 1. Costa Maya is a tourist region located on Mexico’s […]

Read the full article →

Exploring Kuala Lumpur By Taxi from Port Kelang, Malaysia

January 31, 2015

During our 14-day Asian Holiday cruise on Holland America’s Volendam, our itinerary included a two-day stay in Port Kelang, Malaysia, which is the cruise ship port for Kuala Lumpur. From our advance research on the Kuala Lumpur, we knew that we wanted to visit the Petronas Twin Towers, Batu Caves and the Sunway Pyramid shopping mall with its Egyptian-inspired […]

Read the full article →

Not Your Average Hotel Restaurant: Chynna in the Hilton Kuala Lumpur

January 30, 2015

When we stayed overnight at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur hotel early this month, we had high expectations for our room, the executive lounge, and the hotel’s location. What we did not expect was to dine at a restaurant with world-class Cantonese cuisine and dim sum in the hotel. Located on the hotel’s fifth level, Chynna is […]

Read the full article →

A Look Inside the Hilton Kuala Lumpur Hotel

January 29, 2015

Toward the end of our 14-day Asian Holiday cruise on Holland America’s Volendam, our itinerary included an overnight stay in Port Kelang, Malaysia, which is the cruise ship port for Kuala Lumpur. Known as KL locally, Malaysia’s capital city of 1.6 million people is about a 32 mile, heavy-traffic drive from Port Kelang. To maximize our stay, […]

Read the full article →