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Eastern, Western, Southern and Tropical Caribbean Cruises: What’s the Difference?

Eastern, Western, Southern and Tropical Caribbean Cruises: What’s the Difference?

Imagine a perfect tropical island. Does it include lush volcanic peaks rising dramatically above the sea? Or maybe a palm-fringed beach with crystal-clear water? Whatever your ideal island escape looks like, you are likely to find it in the Caribbean. The warm waters are host to some 7,000 different islands belonging to 28 nations. It…   read more of “Eastern, Western,…”

Explore Breathtaking Landscapes With These Five Perfect Hikes

Explore Breathtaking Landscapes With These Five Perfect Hikes

Today is National Take a Hike Day, and to celebrate we’re showcasing five of our favorite hiking tours that you can experience on a Holland America Line cruise. On our shore excursions, immerse yourself in the great outdoors and be rewarded with spectacular views and unforgettable memories. Like the saying goes, “It’s not only about…   read more of “Explore…”

Immerse Yourself in the Decadent World of Chocolate on These Tours

Immerse Yourself in the Decadent World of Chocolate on These Tours

Today is National Chocolate Day, and there’s no better way to honor the holiday than to celebrate all-things chocolate! Countries around the world pride themselves on their chocolate, from Belgium to Mexico. For all of you chocolate lovers out there, these shore excursions will immerse you deep in the decadent world of chocolate and leave…   read more of “Immerse Yourself in…”

Don’t Forget to Pack These Five Essential Items for Your Caribbean Cruise

Don’t Forget to Pack These Five Essential Items for Your Caribbean Cruise

The Caribbean cruising season is quickly approaching, and as we prepare to island-hop among the palm-fringed jewels of the region, there are some packing essentials you’ll want to be sure to bring along. These items are in addition to your staples, like clothing, swimsuits, toiletries and flip flops. Whether lounging on the golden beaches of…   read more of “Don’t Forget…”

Music Lovers Can Explore Their Passion Ashore on These Top 5 Tours

Music Lovers Can Explore Their Passion Ashore on These Top 5 Tours

Holland America Line offers the best live music at sea with Music Walk featuring B.B. King’s Blues Club, Lincoln Center Stage, Billboard Onboard and Rolling Stone Rock Room. But music can extend beyond the shipboard part of your cruise. Experiencing music and its origins, showcased in some of the world’s most remote and diverse destinations,…   read more of “Music Lovers Can…”