Today is Alaska Day, and it’s a day when we celebrate our deep love for the Last Frontier! Holland America Line has been exploring Alaska longer than any other major cruise line … even longer than it’s been a state. In fact, we’re still the only way to see both Denali and the Yukon, combined… read more of “It’s Alaska…”
Tag: Mendenhall Glacier
Regular readers of the Holland America Blog might remember Captain Jonathan Mercer from ms Amsterdam’s 2014 Grand World Voyage cruise. Along the way he checked in from port to port with fabulous photos and stories of the journey. This summer the adventurous captain sailed Holland America Line Alaska itineraries and continued to write about it… read more of “Captain’s…”
Doug Parker, host of Cruise Radio, recently took an Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam. While it wasn’t his first time in Alaska, every time Doug visits the Last Frontier it still strikes him with awe and wonder.
Holland America Line’s Alaska cruises are filled with exciting, unique and unspoiled ports. While names like Sitka, Homer and Skagway might not be as familiar as Anchorage or Ketchikan, it’s the state’s capital of Juneau that is probably most well-known.
Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and and couldn’t resist sharing one last adventure with us. Thank goodness I booked a Collectors’ Voyage (which is a back to back) because it gave me time to enjoy the ship and rest up from time ashore…. read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Thanks to HAL guest Lou Losordo for sending in this cool photo that was taken while on his Alaskan cruise. I lost the email address of the fellow who amazed us all, including the guides, by putting his head in the water on the Mendenhall Glacier. Hopefully he’ll get to see this picture! — Lou… read more of “Bravely Taking a…”
Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and will be sharing her adventure with us. No one who took the Dog Sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier by Helicopter tour wanted to leave the ice field … There is taking a ride behind sled dogs, calling… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”