Goodbye 2016: Hello 2017!

As 2017 is well underway, we’re about one month out from the 14th annual Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise, which sails March 11–18! As we near our departure from Miami, our guests are getting excited about this year’s lineup of presenters. In addition to delicious food, poolside socials and camaraderie, health and wellness activities, and […]

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Earn CME/CE Credits Aboard Holistic Holiday at Sea

Guests aboard Holistic Holiday at Sea’s 14th annual cruise, March 11–18, will spend the week dining on plant-based cuisine, mingling with fellow voyagers at poolside socials, taking excursions at several ports of call, and participating in cooking, fitness, and mindfulness classes. They’ll also have ample opportunities to learn from experts. Dozens of presentations and panels […]

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Compassion is at the Heart of Farm Sanctuary: Q&A with HHAS Presenter Gene Baur

The nation’s leading nonprofit farm animal protection organization, Farm Sanctuary, celebrated its 30th anniversary this year. It was launched in spring 1986 by activists who investigated the treatment of animals at farms, stockyards, and slaughterhouses and found conditions to be horrific and inhumane. One of these activists was Gene Baur. Gene, who is the co-founder […]

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Olympian Kendrick Farris & His Vegan Lifestyle

UPDATE 12/2/16: Due to his competition schedule, Kendrick will be unable to attend the 2017 Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise.  Adopting a vegan diet can have a profound impact on your mind and body. And if you’re active in sports or physical activities, that change can make a huge difference to your level of performance. […]

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An Interview with Shred It! Author & Vegan Athlete Robert Cheeke

Vegan bodybuilder, motivational speaker and author, Robert Cheeke, has been considered one of VegNews Magazine’s most influential vegan athletes. A two-time natural bodybuilding champion, Robert lives in Austin, Texas, is the voice behind VeganBodybuilding.com, and will be joining us again on the March 2015 cruise. He’s also an Amazon.com best-selling author of the book Vegan […]

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Featured Presenter: Chef AJ

We’re honored by the many experts, teachers, and speakers that will be joining us for the March 2015 cruise. To celebrate those voices, we’ll be running a short series of presenter interviews. Devoted to a plant-based diet for over 36 years, Chef AJ is a chef, culinary instructor, professional speaker, and author. Chef AJ is […]

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Spotlight on 2014 Presenter Bryant Terry

Interview  by Bianca Philips  ‘aka’  Crunk Master B of Vegan Crunk I’ve only been on one cruise in my life with my parents and I took a cruise ship to Mexico a few years back. However, I’m sure I would just die of happiness if I could go on the Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise in March. […]

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Socialize, Rejuvenate, Grow

There’s something about shared travel that can connect people to a degree that few other experiences can. Perhaps the cause is the removal from regular life that lets us play in a way not possible during our day-to-day routine.  Conversations go further than they would with people seen every day.  Drinks and dances can last […]

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Integrative Relaxation – A Serene State of Wellbeing

One of the most enjoyed and sought-after programs of the Holistic Holiday at Sea cruise are the Integrative Relaxation classes. Centered on optimizing your ability to experience blissful relaxation akin to deep, rejuvenating rest, Integrative Relaxation, also known as Yoga Nidra, allows for an emotional release of pain, both internally and externally. Offering intense benefits […]

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Give Your Health the ‘Kickstart’ It Has Been Waiting For!

You’re invited to take part in an event that will not only change your entire perspective on what and how you eat, but will genuinely refurbish your entire life. With distinguished doctors, scientists, authors and specialists guiding you along various exciting avenues of health reformation and revitalization, you’ll not only be mentally engaged with well-founded […]

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Macrobiotics: Hundreds of Years of Wisdom

After digesting Ronald L. Peters MD, MPH’s article ‘Macrobiotics: The Ultimate Diet and Medical lessons from my Mother-in-Law‘, the doctor makes a clear statement explaining the naturally nutritional benefits of a macrobiotic diet. Dr. Peters not only offers a sense of necessity to the dietary lifestyle, but also a feeling of biological familiarity. The modification […]

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Preventing Diabetes in a Society Driven by Sugar

Diabetes and obesity are two of the most discussed health issues at the moment. Medical, pharmaceutical, entertainment, wellness organizations, alternative medicine, cooking/culinary industries are all exploring, studying and yes, even exploiting these health issues. Everyday there is an article written, study done or book published on these health conditions facing the people of the good […]

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2012 Cruise Testimonial from Lisa S.

Dearest Jan, John and Sandy, I am not sure where to begin my letter of thanks because since the cruise my life has changed in unbelievable ways. As you know I work and cook in a friary (a monastery for Franciscan friars) some are elderly and very sick.  One of the friars, with a lung […]

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The Vegan Martha Stewart Encourages a Compassionate Diet

Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace. John Muir (1838 – 1914) Veganism as Compassion Living with compassion is a beautiful and blossoming trend.  Children, celebrities and grandparents a like, are becoming more aware of the benefits of compassion. Almost every month there is […]

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