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Cruise Diary: A Grand Voyage On A Grand Ship – ‘En Route to Africa & African Ports’

Cruise Diary: A Grand Voyage On A Grand Ship – ‘En Route to Africa & African Ports’

Georgina Cruz, a seasoned traveler and frequent Holland America Line guest, recently cruised on the Grand Mediterranean and Africa Voyage aboard Prinsendam. Wondering if our Grand Voyages are your dream getaway? Read below for a peek into her exotic vacation! This spring my husband Humberto and I wanted to visit areas of the Mediterranean and…   read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”

Recipe: Chef Naomi Kakiuchi Cooks Up Big Flavors on Amsterdam’s Grand Voyage

Recipe: Chef Naomi Kakiuchi Cooks Up Big Flavors on Amsterdam’s Grand Voyage

During the course of Amsterdam’s Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage, Holland America had the pleasure of welcoming aboard several talented guest chefs, including sushi expert and Asian cuisine specialist, Naomi Kakiuchi. Naomi shared her culinary talents with Amsterdam guests and now we’re sharing her recipe with you! Read below to create her delectable Fijian…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Naomi…”

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

Celebrate National Wildlife Day on Our Top EXC Tours for Spotting Wildlife

National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 to bring awareness to endangered species, both domestic and international, as well as acknowledge outstanding animal sanctuaries and organizations for everything they do to help preserve and educate the public about animal conservation. This year, the date of the holiday has been permanently changed from Sept. 4 to…   read more of “Celebrate National…”

Saying ‘Bon Voyage’ to Two Grand Voyages in Style

Saying ‘Bon Voyage’ to Two Grand Voyages in Style

January is always an exciting month for Holland America Line as two Grand Voyages depart, and this year they set sail a day apart from Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades terminal: Prinsendam on her 68-day Grand South America and Antarctica Voyage on January 3 and Amsterdam on her 113-day Grand World Voyage that departed on January…   read more of “Saying ‘Bon…”

Recipe: Chef Denise Vivaldo Makes Roasted Tenderloin of Beef on the Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage

Recipe: Chef Denise Vivaldo Makes Roasted Tenderloin of Beef on the Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage

On Oct. 1, Amsterdam departed San Diego for its epic 80-day Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage. Over the course of this cruise, a host of extremely talented guest chefs will be coming aboard to share their culinary knowledge, passion and delicious dishes with fortunate guests! The first chef to join Amsterdam was Denise Vivaldo. Denise…   read more of “Recipe: Chef Denise…”

Bon Voyage to the Grand Asia and Pacific Guests!

Bon Voyage to the Grand Asia and Pacific Guests!

On Sunday Oct. 1, the port of San Diego welcomed both Amsterdam and guests for the departure of the 80-day 2017 Grand Asia and Pacific Voyage. Although skies were a bit cloudy, spirits were bright for both our crew and guests getting ready to sail later that evening. For each Grand Voyage departure, Holland America…   read more of “Bon Voyage to the…”

Journey to the Far East and South Pacific on Amsterdam’s 2018 Grand Voyage

Journey to the Far East and South Pacific on Amsterdam’s 2018 Grand Voyage

Grand Voyages don’t just get their names from their exceptional length, but from all the magnificent destinations you have the opportunity to experience on just one cruise. On Sept. 30, 2018, Amsterdam will embark on an 82-day Grand Asia & Pacific Voyage roundtrip from Los Angeles, California, that includes 34 ports and six overnights. From…   read more of “Journey to the Far…”

These Amazing EXC Tours Showcase Off-the-Beaten-Path Wonders & Adventures Around the World

These Amazing EXC Tours Showcase Off-the-Beaten-Path Wonders & Adventures Around the World

Holland America Line offers cruises to every corner of the globe, and with so many magical destinations guests can deeply connect with the people and places they are visiting. Finding the perfect shoreside experience can be a daunting task if you’re unfamiliar with the port, or if there are just so many enticing options. Our…   read more of “These Amazing EXC…”