The 2016 Grand World Voyage was an epic 115-day cruise to far-off lands and gorgeous locales. It’s hard to believe that two weeks ago it came to an end, and those who called Amsterdam home for four months returned to their regular lives. During the journey, Amsterdam hosted some of our regular cruisers who documented… read more of “A Pictorial Wrapup…”
The holidays can be the best time of year, full of twinkling lights and festive cheer. But the holidays also can bring stress for many with planning, cooking and cleaning. Imagine leaving that all behind (the stress, we mean!) by letting Holland America Line take care of everything on a holiday cruise. Onboard you can… read more of “Holiday Happiness…”
During the 2015 Grand World Voyage we closely followed the epic adventures of Jeff Farschman, President’s Club member and “World Adventure” blogger, as well as Cruise Critic members John and Diane. All three had extraordinary experiences, many of them together, while circling the globe, visiting more than 25 ports in 45 countries across six continents…. read more of “Two Mariners Reveal…”
On the 2015 Grand World Voyage, Amsterdam is taking a northerly route up to the Far East following an Australia exploration. Full of mysteries, wonders, ancient traditions and grand beauty, the ports in this part of the world offer an exceptional amount of magical experiences for our guests. From visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites to… read more of “Lookbook: Temples…”
Today, Jan. 5, 2015, ms Amsterdam departs on the Grand World Voyage — the experience of a lifetime! The cruise goes around the world in 114 days, transiting the Panama Canal, making its way to the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, India, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Jordan. From Jordan it’s a… read more of “Want More Time…”
Each year, Holland America Line carefully crafts Grand Voyages that offer extended journeys to some of the most incredible places in the world. The longer itineraries allow for in-depth explorations and immersive experiences that very few cruise lines offer. Holland America Line has been sailing Grand Voyages for years, and no other cruise line offers… read more of “Where’s ms…”
With fall and winter approaching, there’s no need to put away the swimsuits and shorts. On a cruise to Australia and New Zealand, the summer season is gearing up to be in full swing by the time snow blankets the northern hemisphere. For the most comprehensive exploration of the continent, Volendam’s 34-day Australia Circumnavigation sails… read more of “Take a Cruise Down…”
On the last day of our Passage to the Far East voyage, we said goodbye to our guests with a beautiful display of authentic Indonesian art, a rickshaw we brought from Bali and an Indonesian buffet presented by the lido team.