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Learn to Cook Like a Local on These Five Hands-On Culinary Shore Excursions

Learn to Cook Like a Local on These Five Hands-On Culinary Shore Excursions

Tomorrow is #NationalCookingDay, and the world’s most renowned gastronomic hot spots can be discovered on a Holland America Line cruise. What better way to immerse yourself in a new destination than with an authentic culinary tour and hands-on cooking experience. Explore food, wine and culture on an amazing culinary-themed shore excursion in partnership with FOOD…   read more of “Learn to Cook Like…”

Say ‘S’il Vous Plaît’ to a Cruise That Visits These French Ports

Say ‘S’il Vous Plaît’ to a Cruise That Visits These French Ports

Bonjour! Today is Bastille Day, and to commemorate the holiday we’re putting the spotlight on these French ports that are visited on a Holland America Line cruise. From beautiful vineyards to Monet’s Giverny to memorable Normandy, France offers an abundance of diverse and unique experiences. BORDEAUX Situated on the Garonne River in the southwest of…   read more of “Say…”

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…”

Holland America Line Updates Summer 2021 Europe Cruise Schedule

Holland America Line Updates Summer 2021 Europe Cruise Schedule

While we continue to work with governments and port authorities in correlation with the phased resumption of cruising, we are canceling the remainder of the summer 2021 European sailings aboard two ships, Nieuw Statendam and Volendam. This affects cruises that were scheduled to depart from September through November, along with the Collectors’ Voyages (combined cruises)…   read more of “Holland America…”

Top 5 Hidden Gems You Must Visit on a Mediterranean Cruise

Top 5 Hidden Gems You Must Visit on a Mediterranean Cruise

When Eurodam sets sail in the Mediterranean this summer, the ship will visit an impressive collection of ports throughout the region. From weeklong explorations to more in-depth 12-day voyages, the ship will explore several countries and the ports that showcase the culture and customs of each locale. While guests are eager to visit well-known destinations…   read more of “Top 5 Hidden Gems…”

Embark on a Longer Greece Exploration This Summer with a 14-Day Collectors’ Voyage

Embark on a Longer Greece Exploration This Summer with a 14-Day Collectors’ Voyage

When Holland America Line sets sail for Greece this summer, guests can choose from three different seven-day voyages over four departures dates. The itineraries were designed to offer different ports so guests can book back to back cruises and experience new ports over 14 days. We carefully crafts our cruises to be able to form…   read more of “Embark on a Longer…”

Journey to the Land of ‘Ancient Wonders’ This Summer on a Cruise to Greece

Journey to the Land of ‘Ancient Wonders’ This Summer on a Cruise to Greece

This summer, Eurodam will offer three incredible Greece itineraries beginning in August. In addition to “Idyllic Greek Isles”, the ship will cruise on an “Ancient Wonders” itinerary departing Aug. 22. Not only will Eurodam visit Náfplion, Mykonos and Rhodes in Greece, but it also will explore Haifa, Israel. Read on to see what makes these…   read more of “Journey to the Land…”