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On Location: Mediterranean Barbecue

On Location: Mediterranean Barbecue

When I found I was going on a “Mediterranean Adventure” on the Nieuw Amsterdam I thought that the adventure would be the ports of call. Exciting places like Toulon, Palermo and Naples. What I had not realised was that most of the adventure actually took place on board! Thanks to Holland America’s new initiative called…   read more of “On Location:…”

On Location: Caribbean Cuisine

On Location: Caribbean Cuisine

Where do the most delicious mangoes grow? In the Caribbean of course! As part of the “On Location” program, Holland America Line brings local culture to life showcasing unique entertainment and enriching activities, as well as the cuisine of each region. On Caribbean voyages, guests might find Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s decadent and refreshing Mango…   read more of “On Location:…”

Exciting Lecturers & Guest Chefs on 2013 Grand Pacific & Far East Voyage

Exciting Lecturers & Guest Chefs on 2013 Grand Pacific & Far East Voyage

The 75-day “Grand Pacific & Far East Voyage” is underway aboard ms Amsterdam, and it’s going to feature a whole lot more than beautiful ports, tantalizing cuisine and award-winning service. Holland America Line has added guest chefs, guest speakers and local entertainment in several ports as part of the “On Location” program. To enrich the…   read more of “Exciting Lecturers…”

Recipe: New England Clam Chowder

Recipe: New England Clam Chowder

New England Clam Chowder is a perfect way to wind down after a day of sightseeing in Canada and New England. Chowder is widely recognized as French in origin, but New England Clam Chowder is all American. Historically made to satisfy fisherman and their families after a long day at sea, this dish is now…   read more of “Recipe: New England…”

On Location: Enrich & Entertain

On Location: Enrich & Entertain

On her recent Canada & New England cruise aboard Maasdam, guest Sharon Johnson enjoyed a variety of enrichment presentations and local entertainment courtesy of Holland America Line’s “On Location” program. The evening of our Halifax call we were treated to a very special “On Location” program, a Cape Breton Fiddle Concert. Gillian Head and Cape…   read more of “On Location: Enrich…”

Forty-Eight Cruises Highlight 2014 Canada & New England Season

Forty-Eight Cruises Highlight 2014 Canada & New England Season

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…”

Go ‘On Location’ in the Caribbean

Go ‘On Location’ in the Caribbean

With the introduction of Holland America Line’s “On Location” program, onboard classes and demonstrations by local artists and professionals allow guests to familiarize themselves with the cultures they’ll be visiting around the world. “On Location” means that Holland America Line guests can learn to tango on the way to Argentina, take a cooking class taught…   read more of “Go ‘On…”

Eurodam’s Towel Animal Zoo

Eurodam’s Towel Animal Zoo

Yes, it’s true, the towel animals have taken over Eurodam‘s Lido Deck. On a recent sea day, guests were treated to a Towel Animal Zoo around the Lido pool created by the stateroom staff who came out at 6 a.m. to fashion 584 towel animals. To construct the 65 different types of origami-like animals, they…   read more of “Eurodam’s…”