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South America Cruises Feature Unique Bandoneon Music

South America Cruises Feature Unique Bandoneon Music

When guests embark on a South America cruise with Holland America Line, “On Location” features extensive programming that brings the culture, history and cuisine of the continent onboard.

Cruise to Carnaval and Explore the Amazon on Maasdam in 2014

Cruise to Carnaval and Explore the Amazon on Maasdam in 2014

It’s the world’s largest party, and guests on Maasdam‘s 49-day “Amazon and Carnaval Explorer Voyage” departing Feb. 7, 2014, will be front and center for all of the dancing, singing and excitement of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval.

Port Spotlight: Cartagena, Colombia

Port Spotlight: Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena, Colombia, is a big, bustling modern city. Within this metropolis of more than a million people is the walled Old Town that dates back hundreds of years. On a Panama Canal cruise on ms Veendam from Ft. Lauderdale to San Diego, Cartagena was the last port of call before we entered the Canal, and…   read more of “Port Spotlight:…”

Panama Canal Photos and a Video from Facebook Fans

Panama Canal Photos and a Video from Facebook Fans

A transit through the Panama Canal is one of the most scenic and interesting experiences for any traveler. The sights are perfectly captured in photos and videos, which is why we asked Holland America Line Facebook fans to send in their best shots. Here are some of our favorites, including a video that takes you…   read more of “Panama Canal Photos…”

Recipe: Enjoy Worldly Flavors at the Master Chefs International Dinner

Recipe: Enjoy Worldly Flavors at the Master Chefs International Dinner

Did you know that once a cruise Holland America Line features a Master Chefs International Dinner in the main dining room showcasing signature dishes from six continents? Guests can design their international three-course meal by choosing each course from selections that represent a variety of cultures. The exclusive 20-dish menu includes appetizers, entrees and deserts…   read more of “Recipe: Enjoy…”

Don’t Cry for me … Buenos Aires

Don’t Cry for me … Buenos Aires

We asked our Facebook fans which South American ports they’d like to visit! While the answers varied, the two most popular were Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. It’s no surprise that these two are at the top. Buenos Aires is a highlight of any cruise visiting the region. In fact, many of…   read more of “Don’t Cry for…”

Chile: A Mariner Magazine Exclusive, Part 2

Chile: A Mariner Magazine Exclusive, Part 2

Is there a country with more variety than Chile? Well, there probably are a few, but it’s hard to beat a place where you never run out of things to do. In a matter of days we’ve hit the beach at La Serena, shopped for souvenirs in picturesque villages, sipped wine at an estate in…   read more of “Chile: A Mariner…”