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Video Recipe: Chocolate Petal Cups & Mousse from Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres

Video Recipe: Chocolate Petal Cups & Mousse from Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres

Yesterday was National Chocolate Day, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by creating a chocolate confection by our superstar chocolatier and Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres. In this YouTube video, Jacques demonstrates how to make chocolate petal cups filled with chocolate mousse. It’s not as difficult as it looks, so give it a…   read more of “Video Recipe:…”

Celebrate the World of Art on a Holland America Line Cruise with Onboard Galleries, Rijksmuseum and EXC Tours

Celebrate the World of Art on a Holland America Line Cruise with Onboard Galleries, Rijksmuseum and EXC Tours

Today is International Artists Day, and Holland America Line has a lot to celebrate surrounding this day. From our incredible partnership with Rijksmuseum and our museum-focused EXC Tours to our new partnership with ArtLink and the thought-provoking art adorning our ships, art is at the heart of the Holland America Line experience ARTLINK Guests can…   read more of “Celebrate the World…”

Culinary Council Recipe: Ethan Stowell’s Potato Gnocchi from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Culinary Council Recipe: Ethan Stowell’s Potato Gnocchi from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Culinary Council Member and acclaimed Seattle Chef Ethan Stowell recently cruised on Eurodam for his “Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise.” During the voyage, he hosted cooking demonstrations, talks and book signings, as well as an intimate, reservations-only dinner at the Pinnacle Grill. During his cooking presentation, Chef Stowell made scrumptious potato gnocchi, and and now…   read more of “Culinary Council…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Callao, Easter Island, Henderson Island and Pitcairn Island

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Callao, Easter Island, Henderson Island and Pitcairn Island

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage made way to South America, and Holland America Line’s Director of Explorations Dr. Peter Carey is still on board. He and the EXC In-Depth Guides are sharing their up-close adventures and encounters our guests are having at every port. After departing Costa Rica, the ship visited ports in Peru, Chile and…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

From the Desk of Prinsendam Captain Jeroen Schuchmann

From the Desk of Prinsendam Captain Jeroen Schuchmann

As you may know, the beloved Prinsendam will soon bid a final farewell as she leaves the Holland America Line fleet July 1, 2019, after 17 years. As our most intimate ship, she’s long been a guest favorite known for offering unique cruising experiences. But she isn’t leaving without saying goodbye. There are still upcoming…   read more of “From the Desk of…”

Explore Three Mexican Riviera Ports on Extended Cruise Season in 2019

Explore Three Mexican Riviera Ports on Extended Cruise Season in 2019

From mariachi to margaritas, the vibrant spirit of Mexico comes alive aboard three Holland America Line ships during the 2019 Mexico cruise season. From January through December 2019, Eurodam, Nieuw Amsterdam and Oosterdam will sail a series of seven- and 11-day cruises roundtrip from San Diego, California, that include calls at Mazatlán, Cabo San Lucas…   read more of “Explore Three…”

Cruise Diary: McKinley Explorer Train Delights Holland America Line Guests

Cruise Diary: McKinley Explorer Train Delights Holland America Line Guests

By Journalists Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher For many choosing an Alaska cruise, the word Denali is at the heart of their anticipation – us included. Much like boarding the Belmond Hiram Bingham luxury train to Machu Picchu, stepping aboard Holland America Line’s McKinley Explorer train from Anchorage to just outside Denali National Park…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Culinary Council Recipe: David Burke’s Parfait of Salmon and Tuna Tartare with Crème Fraiche

Culinary Council Recipe: David Burke’s Parfait of Salmon and Tuna Tartare with Crème Fraiche

Culinary Council Member and esteemed restaurateur David Burke recently was aboard Zuiderdam to host his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise to Canada & New England. Throughout the voyage, guests had the pleasure of attending live cooking demonstrations, talks and book signings, as well as in intimate reservation-only dinner at Pinnacle Grill. If you weren’t able…   read more of “Culinary Council…”