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Explore Iceland and Greenland on the Memorable ‘Voyage of the Vikings’ Legendary Voyage

Explore Iceland and Greenland on the Memorable ‘Voyage of the Vikings’ Legendary Voyage

Are you seeking to take an off-the-beaten path cruise that checks off some incredible buck-list ports? If you’ve been dreaming of crossing the Northern Atlantic and exploring some amazing destinations, then embark on a unique transatlantic with a twist as you retrace the steps of Leif Erikson and the Vikings during this 19-day Voyage of…   read more of “Explore Iceland and…”

Prins Christian Sund Puts the ‘Scenic’ in Zuiderdam’s Greenland Cruise

Prins Christian Sund Puts the ‘Scenic’ in Zuiderdam’s Greenland Cruise

When Kathy greeted Zuiderdam’s third officer in the elevator for a second time, she told him how great our Iceland ports-of-call had been. He smiled knowingly. “Just wait ‘til Greenland,” he promised. When you’re right, you’re right. For many of Zuiderdam’s 1,900 passengers – us included – the perfect introduction to this icy landmass was…   read more of “Prins Christian…”

Cruise Diary from a Collectors’ Voyage: Following the Footsteps of the Vikings

Cruise Diary from a Collectors’ Voyage: Following the Footsteps of the Vikings

Holland America Line Mariners and frequent cruisers Jan and Dick Yetke set sail July 25 on Veendam’s “Voyage of the Vikings” Collectors’ Voyage that cruises from Boston, Massachusetts, to Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and back. Collectors’ Voyages combine back-to-back itineraries into one, longer cruise, and this is one of our most popular. Come along with Jan…   read more of “Cruise Diary from a…”

Cruise Diary: ‘Bucket List’ Ports of Europe

Cruise Diary: ‘Bucket List’ Ports of Europe

Mariners Jan and Dick Yetke recently sailed on Eurodam throughout Europe, and the ship called at some interesting, off-the-beaten-path ports that aren’t often found on cruise itineraries. Similarly, Nieuw Amsterdam’s Hotel Director Marco van Belleghem and Future Cruise Consultant Joanne Gardner snapped some memorable photos at the unique port of Kotor, Montenegro. Enjoy “visiting” these unique…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

A Unique Call at Heimaey, Iceland

A Unique Call at Heimaey, Iceland

Veendam‘s Safety, Environmental & Health Officer Ronald de Bloeme sent in these pretty photos of the ship at Heimaey, Westman Islands, Iceland. Did you know at Heimaey you can see millions of wild puffins or go on a cruise looking for orcas, dolphins and porpoises? Heimaey is just one of the unique ports we call…   read more of “A Unique Call at…”

Scenic Cruising on Eurodam

Scenic Cruising on Eurodam

Thanks to HAL fan Gilles Jobidon for sending in photos from his Eurodam cruise. Enjoy! Here is a great photo of Eurodam in front of Chateau Frontenac in Québec City. 2012 was a year to remember due to our Viking cruise on Eurodam. The fjords in Norway were great but then came Greenland’s Prince Christian…   read more of “Scenic Cruising on…”