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Nieuw Statendam, Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise and the California Honey Drops Hold Fundraiser for Koala Hospital

Nieuw Statendam, Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise and the California Honey Drops Hold Fundraiser for Koala Hospital

Back in January on the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise aboard Nieuw Statendam, the ship, along with the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise organizers and the California Honey Drops, held a fundraising event for the Koala Hospital in Port Macquarie, Australia. The Koala Hospital purchased a 230-acre property to help restore the habitat areas for…   read more of “Nieuw Statendam,…”

Carnival Corporation and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Support Australia Relief

Carnival Corporation and the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation Support Australia Relief

Carnival Corporation & plc announced that the corporation’s philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, and five of its global cruise line brands together with the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have collectively pledged over US$1.25 million to support disaster recovery efforts from raging bushfires causing widespread devastation throughout Australia. The pledge includes US$1 million from the…   read more of “Carnival…”

Sydney: The Other Side of the Rainbow

Sydney: The Other Side of the Rainbow

One of my favorite novels is The Accidental Tourist. The premise, rich with irony, is that a hidebound travel writer pens visitor guides for tourists who don’t want to experience anything new, who want to feel as if they’ve never left home. My judgement of Australia is that it is more like the U.S. than…   read more of “Sydney: The Other…”

Celebrate #NationalBeerLovers Day with Beer-centric Shore Excursions Around the World

Celebrate #NationalBeerLovers Day with Beer-centric Shore Excursions Around the World

September 7 is #NationalBeerLoversDay! It is celebrated annually to acknowledge one of the world’s most beloved refreshments and to honor those who appreciate it most. Beer is enjoyed worldwide and created in countries around the globe. Holland America Line offers international, top-rated shore excursions for beer lovers no matter where they land on the map….   read more of “Celebrate…”

Celebrate the Season on Nearly 40 Holland America Line Holiday Cruises in December 2019

Celebrate the Season on  Nearly 40 Holland America Line Holiday Cruises in December 2019

Holland America Line’s Holiday Cruises are designed to immerse guests in the joys of the season with a relaxing, entertaining and stress-free vacation. In December 2019, travelers looking to get away for the holidays will have a choice of more than 20 cruises in late December, as well as 17 Collectors’ Voyages that combine non-repeating,…   read more of “Celebrate the…”