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Looking to Get Away This Winter? Holland America’s Caribbean Cruises Are Calling

Looking to Get Away This Winter? Holland America’s Caribbean Cruises Are Calling

If you’re looking for a warm winter getaway, a Holland America Line Caribbean cruise is exactly what you need. The line’s elegant ships let guests experience the Caribbean in absolute comfort and style, sailing to some of the region’s most popular islands as well as some off-the-beaten-path jewels. The Caribbean features something for everyone. For…   read more of “Looking to Get Away…”

Shore Excursions Uncover the Mystical Mayan Civilization on Mexico Cruises

Shore Excursions Uncover the Mystical Mayan Civilization on Mexico Cruises

When it comes to ancient ruins, there’s more to explore than just Europe and South America. Mexico boasts some of the most incredible and significant ruins in the world. The Mayan civilization spanned more than 2500 years, and hundreds of ruins in Mexico have been documented. In fact, there are so many sites that it’s…   read more of “Shore Excursions…”

Share Your Caribbean Memories!

Share Your Caribbean Memories!

It’s beach week, Holland America Blog fans! And to kick it off we’re sharing some fab photos that passenger Fuat Baran took on a Caribbean cruise aboard Nieuw Amsterdam. Do you have beach photos you’d like to share on our social media channels? If so, send them to info@hollandamericablog.com! And don’t forget to check out…   read more of “Share Your…”

Caribbean Cruise Onboard Ryndam

Caribbean Cruise Onboard Ryndam

Thanks to passenger Sandra Akina for sharing with us some beautiful pictures from her cruise in the Caribbean with her sister. My sister and I had a wonderful time on board the ms Ryndam. Also, our time ashore snorkeling and/or enjoying spending the day at Key West, Florida; Roatan, Honduras; St. Thomas; Guatamala, and Costa…   read more of “Caribbean Cruise…”

Plaque Exchange Ceremony in Costa Maya, Mexico

Plaque Exchange Ceremony in Costa Maya, Mexico

On January 3rd, we were in Costa Maya, Mexico for the first time with Eurodam, where the local authorities agreed to do a plaque exchange ceremony. We warmly welcomed them aboard and under the enjoyment of some mimosas and small snacks, we exchanged our plaques. Captain Jeroen van Donselaar was presented with two beautiful plaques…   read more of “Plaque Exchange…”

Ryndam Postcards from Mexico

Ryndam Postcards from Mexico

Here are two photos from our long leisurely days in Mexico. Special thanks to Ryndam’s Neptune Band Leader Peter John Nickalls for these amazing photos. Verlie Nelson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.

Maasdam Postcard from Costa Maya, Mexico

Maasdam Postcard from Costa Maya, Mexico

Special thanks to Massdam’s Chief Electrical Officer Don Macleod for sending us this beautiful photo taken by his daughter Danielle. I thought you might like to include this superb photo my daughter Danielle Macleod (age 17) took of a dolphin jumping out of the water (with the Maasdam in the background) at Costa Maya, Mexico,…   read more of “Maasdam Postcard…”