Tag: vv alaska

Final Day: Vegan Eats on Holland America Cruise Advice

Final Day: Vegan Eats on Holland America Cruise Advice

With one more day of being vegan on Holland America’s Oosterdam, I made sure to try everything I could for you, dear blog. And because I would have loved to been able to know this vegan intel prior to boarding, I’m going to lay it […]

Juneau, Alaska / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 5

Juneau, Alaska / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 5

Greetings from the starboard side of the Oosterdam and our grand obstructed view. Yes, the floor to ceiling windows in the stateroom are on the same deck as the emergency life boats. But no fear, our priority was to have the means of seeing the […]

Haines, Alaska / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 4

Haines, Alaska / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 4

After several days at sea it was very exciting to disembark finally. The first port was Haines, Alaska, a sleepy, small city (number of graduating high school seniors in 2015: sixteen) with plenty of natural beauty and wildlife. The kind of stuff people come to […]

See Beautiful Glaciers, Relax, Eat (repeat) / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 3

See Beautiful Glaciers, Relax, Eat (repeat) / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 3

Mezze Plate: Baba ghanoush, chickpea hummus, stuffed grape leaves and tabbouleh salad, served with warm Pita bread. Pasta Fagioli: Flavorful tomato broth cooked with beans and vegetables and whole wheat pasta, seasoned with Italian herbs. Grilled Vegetable and Tofu Kebob: Served over brown pilaf rice […]

It’s a Helluva Day at Sea, Sir / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 2

It’s a Helluva Day at Sea, Sir / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 2

Today was our only day at sea without Alaskan scenery, not counting the glorious expanse of lapping waves that we are riding on. It was a day to explore the ship, to relax, to eat. The cruise seems far less booked than the other cruises […]

From Anchorage to Seward, Alaska / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 1

From Anchorage to Seward, Alaska / Vegan on Holland America Cruise, Day 1

We woke up with some goals. There were some cruise clarifications that were pretty important. Then there was breakfast, the sometimes-unattainable meal for a traveling vegan. And requisite basking in the breathtaking beauty of Alaska, the Last Frontier. For breakfast, a local favorite, Snow City […]

In the Air / First Vegan Meal in Alaska

In the Air / First Vegan Meal in Alaska

On the way to Alaska, finally! We spent most of the day traveling. Here are some of the pictures I took from the air… because there was no food around. Constellations on land. The land is organized in neat patchwork, dotted with the clouds shadows. […]

The 49th State is My 49th State; <i>V.V.</i> Takes Alaska

The 49th State is My 49th State; V.V. Takes Alaska

My quest of conquering all of these great United States is nearing it’s end with state 49: Alaska! This summer my sister and I will be boarding Ms. Oosterdam, one of Holland America‘s veg-friendly cruise ships, for southbound journey from Anchorage/Seward to Vancouver, British Columbia. […]