Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’ll catch up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! It was a great day in Venice and we had a beautiful sail in! Venice is situated on 120 islands formed by 177 canals in… read more of “Cruise Diary: Day 1…”
Thanks to HAL Facebook fan Judy Isphording for sending us a great photo of her parents during their last trans-Atlantic cruise. My Mom and Dad introduced me to cruises and Holland America in 2006. We went on a wonderful trans-Atlantic cruise at that time. I loved it and have been hooked ever since. We recently… read more of “Facebook Fans Share…”
Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his overnight call at Venice, Italy. One of the most romantic cities in Europe, Venice provides wonderful scenery, excellent architecture & classic artwork. From gondola’s and… read more of “Photo Diary:…”
Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his calls at Livorno (Florence), Corsica and Naples.
Special thanks to HAL’s Director Mariner Society Gerald Bernhoft for this post. Holland America Line’s rich 140-year history is captured perfectly in these two photos. There is a span of 83 years between these two images yet some things never change. Our guests lined the decks in 1929 onboard the ss Statendam III as she… read more of “Celebrating 140…”
Thanks to HAL guest Kateryna Arkhypova for sending in this post and great photos from her cruise through the Mediterranean. In May, 2012 my family and I made a fantastic and unforgettable journey through the Mediterranean. It was a glamorous trip with the wonderful Eurodam and it left a lasting impression! — Kateryna Arkhypova
Thanks to HAL guests Helena and Jeremy Blue for sending in this post and gorgeous photos from their European crusie with Nieuw Amsterdam. My husband and I had the pleasure of cruising on Nieuw Amsterdam in April/May of 2012. Here are a few of our favorite places. — Helena and Jeremy Blue
We invited our Facebook fans to share with us their “Favorite HAL Ship of 2012.” Here are some more of the stunning entries. Thanks to all for sharing! This photo was taken of the Oosterdam in Apia, Samoa. My husband and I took the transpacific crossing from Vancouver to Sydney to celebrate our 25th wedding… read more of “Facebook Fans Share…”