Highlights from Our New Year’s Cruise on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam

January 22, 2018

We rang in 2018 while sailing on Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam cruise ship in the Western Caribbean. While we’ve previously enjoyed two other cruises on 2,650-guest ms Koningsdam (including a July, 2016 Norway cruise and a November, 2016 cruise to the Southern Caribbean), we found some new ways to appreciate this ship during this […]

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The Taste of De Librije on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam

August 31, 2016

This orange flower, lying on our table perfectly arranged in a unique glass “stem” vase, gave us a hint that this might be an interesting, colorful dinner. While sailing on Holland America’s ms Koningsdam cruise ship in July, we decided to try the specialty dinner that’s offered one evening per cruise in the Pinnacle Grill. Located in […]

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Menu Favorites from the Tamarind Restaurant on the Koningsdam

August 18, 2016

Since the Asian-inspired Tamarind Restaurant has been one of our favorite dining destinations at sea, we couldn’t wait to try it during our July cruise on Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam. In addition to a new location on the ms Koningsdam, the Tamarind Restaurant featured some new menu items as well as the prior favorites. I loved the new crispy soft-shell crab appetizer, […]

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A Spectacular Day in Flam, Norway

August 14, 2016

Our day in Flam, Norway was one of the highlights of our July 7-Day Viking Sagas cruise on Holland America’s newest ship, the ms Koningsdam. After the ms Koningsdam sailed into Norway’s Sognefjord (the world’s deepest and second-longest fjord), and then turned south into Aurlandsfjord, we docked in the picturesque village of Flam, Norway. From our pre-trip research on Flam, we […]

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