From the Caribbean and South Pacific to Indonesia and all countries close to the equator, the tropics conjure up images of sun-kissed skies, azure seas, palm-lined shores and balmy breezes.
Jan. 4-5: I joined the “Amsterdam” again, yesterday, yet another World Cruise beckons, a circumnavigation of the globe; 32,500 nautical miles, 38 ports of call and 113 days.
Guest Sharon Johnson is on Prinsendam’s Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage, and guest Jan Yetke is on Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage.
An Alaska cruise is on the bucket list of both seasoned travelers and those just starting to explore the world.
Holland America Line’s flagship ms Amsterdam cruised out of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, on the 55th Grand World Voyage for the company.
A cruise to the Far East can be full of exciting adventures and exotic flavors. The sights and sounds create a breathtaking photo album to impress even the most avid traveler. Volendam, Rotterdam and Amsterdam explore the region in 2014, from a 14-day Far East Explorer cruise on Volendam and visits on Amsterdam’s Grand World… read more of “A Cruise to Asia…”
The 75-day “Grand Pacific & Far East Voyage” is underway aboard ms Amsterdam, and it’s going to feature a whole lot more than beautiful ports, tantalizing cuisine and award-winning service. Holland America Line has added guest chefs, guest speakers and local entertainment in several ports as part of the “On Location” program. To enrich the… read more of “Exciting Lecturers…”
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the former archbishop of Cape Town and one of the greatest living moral icons of our time, is scheduled to lecture on a segment of the 2014 Grand World Voyage on ms Amsterdam. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate will sail March 28 to April 2, 2014, from Durban to Cape Town, South… read more of “Archbishop Desmond…”