Category Archives: Seattle

Should You Sail From Seattle or Vancouver?

One of the most frequently-asked questions we get deals with where you should embark your Alaska cruise: Seattle, Washington, or Vancouver, British Columbia? The short answer is that there’s no right or wrong decision; a voyage to Alaska is beautiful … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Alaska Cruises

Maybe it’s because I took my first-ever cruise to this region back in 1998 aboard Norwegian Cruise Line‘s long-departed Norwegian Wind, but I find myself thinking of Alaska a lot lately. The 2016 Alaska Cruise Season begins in April from … Continue reading

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Which Alaska Cruise Is Right For You?

Vancouver, Seattle, Or Northbound-Southbound? Years ago, if you wanted to sail to Alaska there was but a single departure port: Vancouver. A few voyages might sail north and south between Alaska and British Columbia but by and large, the vast … Continue reading

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Alaska Cruises from Seattle in 2014

Over 150 sailings in Alaska start in the Emerald City in 2014 and in general, these tend to be the most affordable options. Not only are sailings usually priced lower when compared to Vancouver, but so are flights. You’ll even find … Continue reading

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Princess’ Environmental Efforts Recognized

Princess Cruises received another award today. The Port of Seattle recognized the cruise line for their environmental activities including fitting vessels and opacity monitors using oil water seperators, and exemplary waste reduction efforts, including providing used cooking oil from ships … Continue reading

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Free Hotel in Seattle

It’s WAVE season in the cruise industry and for the cruisers, that means deals, deals, deals, deals! If you’re looking to do a Seattle roundtrip Alaska cruise this year, we’ve got a steal of a deal for you until January … Continue reading

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Oceania Returns to Alaska in 2013

Oceania Regatta is coming back to Alaska in 2013 with fascinating itineraries to be experienced! Great news for the cities of Vancouver and Seattle as well. San Francisco will also see her in May next year. Click the image below … Continue reading

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Luggage Storage for Seattle and Vancouver

You’ve worked out the major details of your Alaska cruise. Cruise booked. Plane tickets, got ‘em. Hotel, check. There’s just one tiny detail: you’re scheduled to arrive early on the day you embark. You have 5 hours from the time … Continue reading

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Top Picks on Where to Eat in Seattle

Seattle, Washington is only a 3 hour drive from where I live, Vancouver. I love escaping there for day trips, long weekends, or even a week long getaway. With so much to offer: Pike Place Market, the space needle, shopping, … Continue reading

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