8 Hospitality Superstars on our Holland America Zuiderdam Cruise

February 15, 2016

We sailed on the 7-Day Holiday cruise on Holland America’s ms Zuiderdam to the Eastern Caribbean. The cruise was a terrific way to ring in the New Year. What made our cruise extra special? These eight hospitality superstars who delivered superior service to ensure that we had a great cruise. Deny and Suko are some […]

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A Look Around Holland America’s Zuiderdam Cruise Ship

February 11, 2016

In late December, we sailed on a 7-day Holiday cruise on Holland America Line’s ms Zuiderdam cruise ship. Here is a quick photo tour through the ship. The ms Zuiderdam, launched in 2002, is flagged in The Netherlands, and was the first ship of Holland America’s Vista class vessels. The name of this ship and its three other sister […]

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Exploring Grand Turk Beyond the Cruise Center

January 27, 2016

Before we visited Grand Turk on a 7-Day Eastern Caribbean cruise on Holland America’s ms Zuiderdam, I did some research on the Turks and Caicos Islands. We’d visited Grand Turk several times before on other cruises, but had never left the 18-acre cruise port developed by Carnival Corporation. After writing this post: 33 Fun Facts About Turks and […]

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All of the “Fine Print” Details of Holland America’s Signature Beverage Package

January 16, 2016

Beverage packages on cruises seem to be a topic of high interest to many readers of this blog. We’ve shared our experiences with the Signature Beverage Package on Holland America Line several times, most recently in this December, 2015 post: An Improved Signature Beverage Package on Holland America Cruises. In addition to being popular, posts on […]

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