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Best Snorkeling Adventures in the Caribbean

Best Snorkeling Adventures in the Caribbean

Fall is in full swing, and if the cooling temperatures have you dreaming of balmy breezes and turquoise waters, then it’s time to pack your bags for the Caribbean. Holland America Line ships are starting to reposition from their summer homes, and when Nieuw Amsterdam arrives at Grand Turk in the Turks & Caicos Oct….   read more of “Best Snorkeling…”

Cruising the Caribbean Beyond 7 Days

Cruising the Caribbean Beyond 7 Days

Many cruises to the Caribbean are seven days, making them fabulous week-long vacations. Those itineraries tend to focus on one region, whether it be eastern, western or southern. Each area has beautiful islands to explore with plenty of time for fun, sun, sand and surf. But did you know that Holland America Line also offers…   read more of “Cruising the…”

Are You Ready for Lunch?

Are You Ready for Lunch?

Thanks to Keith Larby for sending in some cuisine images and dining areas aboard Ryndam! To see more of Keith’s photography visit his website.

Happy 140th Anniversary Holland America Line

Happy 140th Anniversary Holland America Line

Today is our 140th Birthday! Throughout the day we’ll be posting all of the wonderful photos and well-wishes that we received to mark the occasion!! STATENDAM: RYNDAM: Ryndam’s 140 anniversary cake is finished. It is more than 24 feet wide and 6 feet high. It has the Ryndam in the middle of course with the…   read more of “Happy 140th…”

Come Aboard ‘Signdam’

Come Aboard ‘Signdam’

HAL Mariner Lynn Hardey is back at her famous shipbuilding! She sent us this photo of her latest creation — “Signdam” — that she built complete with lights during her recent HAL cruise on Ryndam. To date we have featured nine of her previous creations on the blog: Poordam II, Boodam II, Sheepledam, Halraiserdam, Zippidydam,…   read more of “Come Aboard…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Water Spout

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Water Spout

It’s not everyday that you get to capture such a beautiful and haunting weather phenomena. Rico Dabay Plumber ms Ryndam

Thanks for the Best Time

Thanks for the Best Time

Dear Holland America: I just want to say that EVERYONE on our cruise on the Ryndam was simply wonderful. Our maître d’ in the upper Rotterdam Dining room (left side) was so attentive, kind, and helpful to us. We have food allergies and he went above and beyond to make sure that we had wonderful…   read more of “Thanks for the Best…”