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Category: Mediterranean

Choose a Holland America Line Cruise to Some of the World’s Most Brag-Worthy Beaches

Choose a Holland America Line Cruise to Some of the World’s Most Brag-Worthy Beaches

Holland America Line’s carefully crafted itineraries give our guests access to some of the most brag-worthy beaches around the world. Australia and the South Pacific, Thailand, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, the Hawaiian Islands, South America – all provide opportunities for amazing beach exploration. Here are eight of our favorites: Half Moon Cay Our very own…   read more of “Choose a Holland…”

East, West…Which is Best? No Need to Choose on Our ’36-Day Best of the Med’ Cruise

East, West…Which is Best? No Need to Choose on Our ’36-Day Best of the Med’ Cruise

If one thing is for sure, it’s that the Mediterranean is heating up for the summer! With millions of people traveling by cruise ship every year, it’s no wonder this unique region is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Known for its stunning landscapes, colorful cities, diverse culture and rich history…   read more of “East,…”

Learn to Cook Like a Local with In-Home Culinary Tours In Ports Around the World

Learn to Cook Like a Local with In-Home Culinary Tours In Ports Around the World

While Holland America Line cruises are about relaxation and indulgence, they’re also about providing guests with an enriching travel experience. We want our guests to gain a deeper understanding of each destination’s unique culture so everyone can truly savor their journey. One undeniably authentic and enjoyable way to get to know a culture is by…   read more of “Learn to Cook Like…”

Lookbook: Cruising to Alaska, Europe & the Med with a Holland America Line Guest

Lookbook: Cruising to Alaska, Europe & the Med with a Holland America Line Guest

Holland America Line guest William Norton and his wife have been cruising with us for more than 15 years. During that time, they’ve taken many adventures around the globe, and William has captured them in beautiful photographs. If you’re not sure where you want to cruise, perhaps William’s photos will entice you toward one region…   read more of “Lookbook: Cruising…”

Culture Vulture? Visit these Unique UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Europe Cruises

Culture Vulture? Visit these Unique UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Europe Cruises

From a private island paradise to penguin-covered icebergs, Holland America Line takes our guests to some of the most exclusive locales in the world. Did you know that not only do we cruise to the most beautiful beaches, monuments and landscapes around the globe, but we also visit places of great cultural, historical and natural…   read more of “Culture Vulture?…”

New Top 10 Sailings Feature the Lowest Fares of the Season on Must-Do Cruises

New Top 10 Sailings Feature the Lowest Fares of the Season on Must-Do Cruises

Have you been following our Top 10 Sailings promotion? We started last month, and due to the overwhelming success we’re still going strong. Each week we feature 10 sailings with the lowest fares of the season. These rates make it even more affordable to experience some of the most amazing itineraries around the world. Here…   read more of “New Top 10 Sailings…”

Mediterranean Food: The Ties that Bind a Region

Mediterranean Food: The Ties that Bind a Region

Cuisine is an important part of the Holland America Line cruise experience. Both onboard and ashore, local culinary traditions attract both foodies and novices alike with unique flavors, fresh ingredients and colorful dishes. The Mediterranean is especially known for its flavorful, rich recipes, and our cruises take you to some of the most popular ports…   read more of “Mediterranean Food:…”