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Want to Walk on Water? Try a Stand-Up Paddleboard ‘SUP’ Tour in the Caribbean

Want to Walk on Water? Try a Stand-Up Paddleboard ‘SUP’  Tour in the Caribbean

Have you ever wanted to walk on water? Holland America Line can’t quite make that dream come true, but with a stand-up paddleboard “SUP” shore excursion you can get pretty close! Though paddleboarding, in one form or another, has been around since the late 1700s, it’s recently gained popularity among athletes, hobbyists and those who…   read more of “Want to Walk on…”

Holland America Blog Wins One of Eight HAL ‘Travel Weekly’ Magellan Awards

Holland America Blog Wins One of Eight HAL ‘Travel Weekly’ Magellan Awards

Travel Weekly magazine announced the recipients of its 2014 Magellan Awards, and Holland America Line received eight of the prestigious honors. The line won five gold awards in the following categories: Blog: Holland America Blog Restaurant Design: Canaletto Small Plates Television Commercial: for “Breathtaking Meet Impeccable” Direct Mail: 2014 Winter Mariner Magazine Advertising/Marketing Campaign: Discover…   read more of “Holland America…”

Captain’s Log: Wildlife and Glaciers Exemplify Alaska Cruising

Captain’s Log: Wildlife and Glaciers Exemplify Alaska Cruising

Regular readers of the Holland America Blog might remember Captain Jonathan Mercer from ms Amsterdam’s 2014 Grand World Voyage cruise. Along the way he checked in from port to port with fabulous photos and stories of the journey. This summer the adventurous captain sailed Holland America Line Alaska itineraries and continued to write about it…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Sail & Sizzle This Winter on 2014 ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

Sail & Sizzle This Winter on 2014 ‘Dancing with the Stars: At Sea’ Theme Cruises

The new season of the hit television show “Dancing with the Stars” is underway, and it’s fun to see some of our favorites who cruised with Holland America Line on “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” theme cruises strut their stuff on the small screen. While we’re cheering for all of the professional dancers and…   read more of “Sail & Sizzle…”

Cruise Experts Tell All: Top Mediterranean Shore Excursions

Cruise Experts Tell All: Top Mediterranean Shore Excursions

Shore excursions can really enhance the cruise travel experience. Whether you like active or scenic, historic or cultural, Holland America Line features thousands of tours to fit every interest. If you can’t decide what shore excursion to take in the Mediterranean, get suggestions from the people who know best … our own past passengers! The…   read more of “Cruise Experts Tell…”