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Joined: 08/17/2015
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January 2018 - 12 Night South Australia Discovery (Sydney Roundtrip) Cruise on Noordam


January 2018 - 15 Night New Zealand Discovery (Sydney Roundtrip) Cruise on Noordam


November 2017 - 7 Night Enchanting Rhine Northbound (Basel To Amsterdam) Cruise on AmaKristina

MS Rotterdam

October 2017 - Canada & Ne Discovery Cruise on MS Rotterdam


June 2017 - 14 Night Voyage Of The Midnight Sun (Amsterdam Roundtrip) Cruise on Koningsdam


April 2017 - The Romantic Danube - Vilshofen to Budapest Cruise on AmaSerena


January 2017 - 37 Night Grand South America & Antarctica (Ft. Lauderdale To Buenos Aires) Cruise on Prinsendam

Wonderful cruise !!! I loved this Grand Journey on the Prinsendam !! Great activities, theme nights, crew was awesome !! The special guests and all the great special talks were wonderful !! And the ports were top notch, especially Antarctica !!

Awesome cruise in every respect !! Highly recommend Holland America's Grand Journeys. Great food, theme night, activities, speeches, speakers, experts onboard !!

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Vision of the Seas

November 2016 - 16 Night Suez Canal Transit Southbound (Venice To Dubai) Cruise on Vision of the Seas


October 2016 - 23 Night Inca Discovery Southbound (San Diego To Santiago) Cruise on Zaandam


July 2016 - 7 Night Provence And Spain (Arles To Lyon) Cruise on AmaDagio


May 2016 - 12 Night Mediterranean Romance (Venice To Barcelona) Cruise on Eurodam

Regal Princess

April 2016 - 14 Night Northern Europe Passage (Ft. Lauderdale To Copenhagen) Cruise on Regal Princess

Norwegian Jade

February 2016 - 7 Night Western Caribbean (Houston Roundtrip) Cruise on Norwegian Jade

Not for me

The food quality was "blau", nothing special. Anything special you had to pay extra for, even the classic surf and turf, or lobster nights that are included on other cruises were extra charge. Hardly any change in menu form one night to the next, menu was what I would describe as "staple food".

The forced freestyle is not for us !! I like to meet new people and share experiences with other passengers. We tried asking for shared tables and that never worker. Never got to build relationship with crew or other passengers.


Our room steward was rude, never acknowledged any of the women on floor until we complained. However once we did, there was a complete turn around.


There was not much to do on ship that was not a surcharge. 


The entertainment was very good, but unfortunately that alone is not enough to have me look at NCL again. Tried them 3 times - unsatisfied all 3 times. 3 strikes you are out !





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Liberty of the Seas

November 2015 - 9 Night Tour Of The Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip) Cruise on Liberty of the Seas


August 2015 - 7 Night Glacier Discovery Northbound (Vancouver To Anchorage) Cruise on Oosterdam


June 2015 - 11 Night Mediterranean Explorer (Barcelona To Rome) Cruise on Zuiderdam


January 2015 - 7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip) Cruise on Westerdam

Charted NCL Pearl

October 2014 - 5 days on Charted NCL Pearl


April 2014 - 15 Night Azores & Spanish Expedition (Ft. Lauderdale To Barcelona) Cruise on Ryndam


November 2013 - 7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale roundtrip) Cruise on Eurodam


April 2013 - 7 Night Mediterranean Glamour (Barcelona roundtrip) Cruise on Ryndam

Azamara Journey

August 2011 - 10 Night Normandy & Amsterdam (Lisbon To London) Cruise on Azamara Journey

Norwegian Pearl

April 2009 - 14 Night Panama Canal Westbound (Miami to Los Angeles) Cruise on Norwegian Pearl

Norwegian Sun

April 2006 - 7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami roundtrip) Cruise on Norwegian Sun

Star Princess

April 2004 - 12 Night Mediterranean/Aegean (Rome to Venice) Cruise on Star Princess

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uploaded a photo album from their Prinsendam cruise on 2017-01-03

reviewed their South America cruise on Prinsendam and gave it 4.8 stars!

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