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Thinking About a South America Cruise in 2016/17? Check Out These HAL Options

Thinking About a South America Cruise in 2016/17? Check Out These HAL Options

South America is known for its diverse landscapes and radiant culture where one minute you’re climbing Machu Picchu to pose with llamas and next you’re at the Falkland Islands hanging with penguins. The country has a magnitude of adventurous and cultural activities, and the hardest part is choosing which cruise to take. Holland America Line…   read more of “Thinking About a…”

Cruise to Carnaval: Veendam Bookings Include a Four-Night Hotel Stay in Rio

Cruise to Carnaval: Veendam Bookings Include a Four-Night Hotel Stay in Rio

The 2016 Olympics are set to kick off tonight with athletes from all over the world heading to the South American hotspot of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, to represent their countries. If you’re watching at home, there’s a good chance you’ll be swept away by Rio’s beautiful scenery, exciting sites, famous monuments and vibrant flare….   read more of “Cruise to Carnaval:…”

10 Reasons Why You Need to Cruise to South America with Holland America Line

10 Reasons Why You Need to Cruise to South America with Holland America Line

South America is a continent of extremes. In the north is warm and tropical, while down south glaciers and fjords grace the landscapes. But no matter where we cruise in South America, it’s always an adventure. Full of culture and some of the world’s most amazing sights, every cruise to South America is filled with…   read more of “10 Reasons Why You…”

From Beaches to Bergs: Two Extremes on a Cruise to South America and Antarctica

From Beaches to Bergs: Two Extremes on a Cruise to South America and Antarctica

Lively and tropical, yet also remote and ice-capped, South America is all about contrast. From fall 2016 through Spring 2017, Holland America Line will offer a comprehensive South America deployment, featuring four of our premium ships sailing itineraries from 14- to 48-days. We will be the only major line to cruise this region in the…   read more of “From Beaches to…”

Cruise Port Spotlight: Sizzling & Sultry Rio de Janeiro Offers an Array of Sights

Cruise Port Spotlight: Sizzling & Sultry Rio de Janeiro Offers an Array of Sights

Every year, people from all over the world make their way to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Holland America Line cruises that explore South America. But just what is it about this city that people find so intriguing? Is it the diverse landscape of lush, green mountains overlooking white, sandy beaches? Or the unusual juxtaposition…   read more of “Cruise Port…”

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

Friedrich Nietzsche said, “without music, life would be a mistake,” but luckily for travelers on a Holland America Line cruise, they will be surrounded by it. Music is one of the most memorable facets to cruising with Holland America Line. From incredible onboard performances at the different show lounges and theaters like the B.B. King’s…   read more of “10 Must-Do Cruise…”

Evening Tours Capture the Energy of South America on Overnight Cruise Calls

Evening Tours Capture the Energy of South America on Overnight Cruise Calls

A cruise to South America is full of culture, history and exotic flavors. It’s the ideal adventure for travelers who like new experiences, beautiful scenery, varying climates, bustling cities and quaint villages. On longer cruises such as the upcoming 2016 67-day Grand South America & Antarctica Voyage, guests have even more opportunities to experience the ports with…   read more of “Evening Tours…”