Whether you live in a place where the snow leaves a powdery blanket on the ground or the sun shines bright, the winter holidays are a time of good tidings and yuletide cheer. From family gatherings and grand feasts to presents under the tree and a visit from Santa, Christmas is a special holiday for… read more of “‘Deck the…”
The latest additions to Holland America Line’s shore excursion lineup is giving guests the chance to explore New Zealand from a totally new angle. On your next cruise Down Under to Australia and New Zealand, guests can experience some of the most picturesque sights in the world on five breathtaking new helicopter tours. If the… read more of “Flying High Over…”
With so much to see and do, a trip to Australia and New Zealand is made all the more exciting by taking part in one — or several — of our exciting shore excursions. Each tour is carefully crafted to offer the most fulfilling experience possible, and our reputable tour operators ensure that our guests… read more of “Top 10 Shore…”
8th February, Tauranga, New Zealand We have been blessed with beautiful weather ever since we made landfall in New Zealand, the sun has been shining and the winds have been light; our guests and crew have made the most of it, thoroughly enjoying this beautiful country. The people are wonderfully friendly and everywhere is spotless,… read more of “Captain’s…”
Thanks to Bryan Lomas, who sent in this cool photo at the Port of Napier in New Zealand. Vintage cars and a band line on the pier for the departure of Volendam March 24.
Patricia Stone, Owner and Founder of Global Adventures, sailed Australia and New Zealand on Volendam and updated us with posts throughout her cruise. Enjoy! When the ms Volendam docked in Hawke’s Bay, we received a warm welcome by the Napier people! To our surprise, almost everyone was adorned in 1920s dress attire, like they had stepped… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”