Category Archives: Holland America Line

Canberra and Rotterdam 20 Years On

Lots of things happened in 1997 including the death of Princess Diana. But to ship nuts, the 30th September was a very sad day as two ships with different fates ended their careers with their respective cruise lines. SS Rotterdam … Continue reading

Posted in General, Holland America Line, P&O Cruises, Southampton | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My 2014 Highlights

It’s been a funny old year for me, most notably because only did TWO cruises! Since my back, which has been bad since June 2010, was a good 90% better, it was time to start looking for a job and … Continue reading

Posted in Cruise & Maritime Voyages, Cruises, Cunard, Fred Olsen Cruises, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Saga Cruises, Ship Stalking, Silversea Cruises, Southampton, Voyages of Discovery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Voyager Cruise – Civitavecchia to San Remo

Voyages of Discovery had organised my flights to Rome for the Springtime European Voyager cruise on their current ship, Voyager. I had only done Discovery once in 2012 and that was roundtrip Harwich so transfers were new to me. I … Continue reading

Posted in Costa Cruises, Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn Cruises, Ship Stalking, Voyages of Discovery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Constellation Cruise – St Thomas to Fort Lauderdale

I went up to get Carmel at 9.20am and saw Allure was in from her balcony. Bugger! And so, after meeting Ken MacLean from Epic and due to them wanting a rip off $300 for a taxi, we ended up … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Cruises, Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Ship Stalking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Constellation Cruise – St Maarten to St Thomas

Before I headed out, Carmel phoned to wish me a happy birthday. Ken and I had arranged to meet on the pier at 8.30am if we docked at the same one, so it was lucky we did! This is a … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Cruises, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Ship Stalking | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Constellation Cruise – Fort Lauderdale to Aruba

The letter we’d all been given at check in said the bus would be there about 11.15-11.30am. I went earlier to check out and many people were waiting already. I asked a Celebrity rep who took me to a desk … Continue reading

Posted in Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Cruises, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Ship Stalking | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Norwegian Epic Cruise – Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona

My tour was Scenic Palma and Valldemossa, meeting in the Manhattan Room for 8.45am. Since it was going to be the last tour called, I could quickly pop back to the padded cell for something. Annette was there when I … Continue reading

Posted in AIDA Kreuzfahrten, Carnival Cruise Lines, Costa Cruises, Cruises, Holland America Line, Iberocruceros, Mediterranean, Norwegian Cruise Line, Ship Stalking, Silversea Cruises, Thomson Cruises | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment