As Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin suggests, the best way to become immersed in a culture is to sample the local cuisine or specialty libations.
A cruise to Canada and New England is a feast for the eyes. Depending on the time of year, you’ll be treated to landscaped painted in jewel-toned hues.
If all of these Canada and New England posts have whet your appetite to explore the eastern seaboard, Holland America Line is featuring 48 opportunities in spring, summer and fall 2014. Scheduled May through October, the nine different itineraries on ms Eurodam, ms Maasdam and ms Veendam depart from Boston, Mass.; Montréal and Québec City,… read more of “Forty-Eight Cruises…”
Bar Harbor has the charm of a quaint, New England fishing village with all the attractions of a major port, and its touristy downtown area is hard to resist. The town is nestled on the east side of Mount Desert Island, sheltered from the Atlantic Ocean by Frenchman Bay, and is home to the largest… read more of “Port Spotlight: Bar…”
Fall foliage season in Canada and New England is in full swing, and right now ms Maasdam, ms Eurodam and ms Veendam are there exploring the region. What better way to see the emerald, golden and ruby hues of the foliage than from the deck of a cruise ship. Reaching from New York to Gaspe,… read more of “Shore Excursions:…”
The officers and crew of ms Maasdam welcomed Maine Governor Paul LePage aboard when the ship docked at Bar Harbor on July 19. Governor LePage was accompanied by officials from the port and the local tourist board. At a welcome ceremony in the Crow’s Nest lounge, Captain Arno Jutten thanked the governor and his entourage… read more of “Governor Paul…”
Here are more photos from our Maasdam New England and Canada cruise. Enjoy! – Hans Janssen