Our EXC In-Depth Voyage has arrived to Thailand! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Phuket, Thailand. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as Maasdam begins its journey to across the Indian Ocean. After turning our clocks back one hour overnight to ensure and extra hours rest… read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”
More and more travelers have their eye on a trip to Asia for its unique culture, welcoming people, exotic cuisine and coastal beauty, but planning a trip to a region so vast can be difficult to do alone. That’s where Holland America comes in! Here are five reasons why your trip to Asia should be… read more of “Five Reasons to…”
An exotic cruise to Asia opens the door to a mysterious and marvelous part of the word. From towering pagodas to breath-taking temples, Asia is a feast for not only the palate, but for the eyes as well. Guests looking to explore more of the region and access sights and sounds not always accessible by… read more of “How Can You See…”
Whether your goal is to cruise the whole wide world with Holland America Line or to have a beautiful beach vacation, Thailand should be on your travel list!
18th to 21st March Having departed Singapore, we set courses through the Malacca Straits once more and dealt with all that it entails. The lanes are still busy and one has to have one’s wits about you as we negotiate them. We needed 14 kts to make Port Malai, on the island of Langkawi, which… read more of “Captain’s…”
March 21, 2012: Phuket, Thailand We were destined to anchor here, the small port of Phuket had 2 small cruise ships berthed there and there was ‘no room at the inn’ for us. Instead, we headed to the west side of the island and Patong Bay, a relatively sheltered spot, although it was almost a… read more of “Around the World…”