Skip To Content
- Blog -
Topic Search

Tag: Hong Kong

Exotic Shore Excursions: The Temple of Angkor Wat

Exotic Shore Excursions: The Temple of Angkor Wat

From Angkor Wat to the Amazon … we have some amazing shore excursions. Did you know you can go on a Jungle Eco Safari in Koh Samui, Thailand; visit the Great Wall of China from Hong Kong, and go on a rare nighttime safari in the Amazon? Holland America Line features an exciting array of…   read more of “Exotic Shore…”

Lifelong Friends Make Lifelong Memories in Vietnam

Lifelong Friends Make Lifelong Memories in Vietnam

Thanks to guest Jeanne Johnson for sending in a picture of herself and a friend enjoying their vacation. It was wonderful to explore Halong Bay, Vietnam with my lifelong friend while on our cruise from Singapore to Hong Kong. We enjoyed the shopping at the city market and seeing the World Heritage sites aboard a…   read more of “Lifelong Friends…”

Captain’s Log: Hong Kong

Captain’s Log: Hong Kong

Hong Kong 11th-13th March We were scheduled to arrive at the pilot station at 0630 and when we departed Manila, I made allowance for the expected heavy shipping traffic in the vicinity of this busy harbour. As a consequence, we made good a speed of 20 kts, faster than needed, however this would give us…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Cruise Diary: Visiting Hong Kong, Vietnam and Indonesia

Cruise Diary: Visiting Hong Kong, Vietnam and Indonesia

HAL guest blogger Sharon Wilhelm is currently sailing aboard Amsterdam’s 75-day Grand Asia & Australia Voyage. While aboard the ship she will chronicle her cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! Notes: Since leaving Seattle on Sept. 21, 2012, the ms Amsterdam has traveled 11,471 statute miles. We continue to be fully engaged in…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Thanks for the Memories

Thanks for the Memories

So sorry to leave the ship … such pictures make you sad when you have to leave the ship the next morning after 14 great nights including an overnight stay in Hong Kong. — Tien-Lun Yao

Cruise Diary: The Magic Of Hong Kong

Cruise Diary: The Magic Of Hong Kong

Cruise Diary, Days 65-66, March 11-12: It was an overcast and dreary morning when the Amsterdam made her way into Hong Kong Harbor. But the cold and foggy conditions could not detract from the magic of Hong Kong. Behind the veil of fog we could see breathtaking vistas of skyscrapers, mountains, and junks – the…   read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”

Amsterdam Postcards from Hong Kong, China

Amsterdam Postcards from Hong Kong, China

Last week I was in Hong Kong and saw Amsterdam there. I noticed the Grand Asia & Australia Voyage logo painted on her superstructure, a nice touch! These two photos were taken on October 19. Best regards from rainy Amsterdam! Bart de Boer Manager Cruises VCK Travel B.V.