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On Location: G’Day from Australia and New Zealand

On Location: G’Day from Australia and New Zealand

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 “On Location:…”

On Location: Opa! Welcome to Greece

On Location: Opa! Welcome to Greece

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 “On Location: Opa!…”

On Location’s Hula Guru: A Mariner Magazine Exclusive

On Location’s Hula Guru: A Mariner Magazine Exclusive

By Jordan Burchette, a Los Angeles-based writer and presenter who has done work for CNN.com and Popular Science. Photos courtesy of guest Sharon Johnson. 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…   read more of “On Location’s…”

On Location: From Greek Club to Greece

On Location: From Greek Club to Greece

Belly Dancer Lorna Gow sailed on Noordam as part of the line’s On Location enrichment program. She blogged about her experience and shared it with us. Here’s her first entry. Thanks, Lorna! My second day in Alexandria was much more enjoyable than my first because my friend Ellie came up from Cairo to spend the…   read more of “On Location: From…”

Cruise Diary: Glacier Bay On Location

Cruise Diary: Glacier Bay On Location

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. Well, we’re here, but fogged in. Here’s where HAL’s On Location programming really saves the day’s expectations. The enrichment activities covered the 5 senses, starting with the National Park Rangers…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

On Location: Bringing my Local Band

On Location: Bringing my Local Band

Belly Dancer Lorna Gow sailed on Noordam as part of the line’s On Location enrichment program. She blogged about her experience and shared it with us. Here’s her first entry. Thanks, Lorna! The longest journey ever between Cairo and Alexandria! So, to recap the cruise story so far. I flew to Rhodes, via Athens. I…   read more of “On Location:…”

Cruise Diary: Ketchikan

Cruise Diary: Ketchikan

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. All agreed, this was the complete package…On board, on shore, on the water in small craft, in the sky, in smaller aircraft and even by dogsled…this cruise was the perfect…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”