I’ve heard the phrase “hotel on water” before, but I never truly understood it until I stepped foot on my first cruise ship and was genuinely shocked that the inside actually looked like a normal hotel. Not really sure what I was expecting, but this huge, fancy ship with endless corridors of rooms, a theatre and 2 swimming pools just blew my mind, and Holland America is considered small compared to some cruise lines! As we scanned our key cards, found our room and headed out onto deck for the sail away party I was a mixture of probably 90% excitement and 10% terror of chronic sea sickness, but it turns out that as first cruises go, it doesn’t get much better than Alaska.
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