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Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Kelly Stilwell of Food Fun & Faraway Places recently sailed on Holland America Line to Southeast Asia and participated in “The Courageous Kitchen Cooking Class: In Partnership With Food & Wine Magazine” shore excursion while at Bangkok, Thailand. Read selections from Kelly Stilwell’s article to hear about her Thai cooking class experience! Thai Cooking Class…   read more of “Press Diary: Thai…”

Include These Inspiring ‘World Wonders’ Tours on Your Next Far East Cruise

Include These Inspiring ‘World Wonders’ Tours on Your Next Far East Cruise

A Holland America Line Far East cruise is filled with awe and wonder. From bustling and buzzing cities like Hong Kong and Shanghai, China; to the tranquil vistas and beaches of Thai islands like Koh Samui, these cruises feature one highlight after another. This region of the world is also highlighted by some incredible history,…   read more of “Include These…”

It’s all About Exploring on an Overnight Call at Bangkok

It’s all About Exploring on an Overnight Call at Bangkok

On many longer cruises, the ships stay at port overnight on select calls during the voyage to give guests an opportunity to explore the city, experience the nightlife and perhaps go overland to a destination unreachable by cruise ship. Some guests even choose to book a hotel for the night and stay ashore. On a…   read more of “It’s all…”

Authentic Thai Cuisine in Bangkok

Authentic Thai Cuisine in Bangkok

Journalist David Hammond recently cruised Asia with HAL and has sent us links to some of his articles. Here is an excerpt from his experience in Thailand trying “chicken butt” for the first time! I had seen “Chicken Butt” advertised in the night market in Koasiung, Taiwan, and wandering around Bangkok one afternoon in Mid-March,…   read more of “Authentic Thai…”