I’ve been to Santorini several times, so I can’t pretend I’m a stranger to this singularly beautiful and unlikely island. So the first thing I do is something I’ve heard about but have never done: explore Ammoudi Beach, which rests far below a white windmill in the iconic village of Oia. (Don’t worry, I will… read more of “Living the Dream in…”
Holland America Line guest William Norton and his wife have been cruising with us for more than 15 years. During that time, they’ve taken many adventures around the globe, and William has captured them in beautiful photographs. If you’re not sure where you want to cruise, perhaps William’s photos will entice you toward one region… read more of “Lookbook: Cruising…”
Once you’ve decided to take a Holland America Line cruise to the Mediterranean, you quickly are faced with a second decision to make: should you cruise to the eastern Med or western Med? The truth is, you can’t go wrong with either choice, and if you have more time you should consider doing a longer… read more of “Eastern vs….”
Shore excursions can really enhance the cruise travel experience. Whether you like active or scenic, historic or cultural, Holland America Line features thousands of tours to fit every interest. If you can’t decide what shore excursion to take in the Mediterranean, get suggestions from the people who know best … our own past passengers! The… read more of “Cruise Experts Tell…”
Are you thinking about taking a Mediterranean cruise but can’t decide which itinerary is best for you? Hear about the top Mediterranean ports from the people who know best … our own past passengers! The “Cruise Experts Tell All” series turns to our own guests to get an insider’s perspective on cruising. We asked our… read more of “Cruise Experts Tell…”
Holland America Line recently asked Facebook fans where they would cruise if money were no object. What followed was a diverse bucket list featuring some of the most beautiful ports in the world.
Thanks to Nieuw Amsterdam guest Angela Wu for sending in some photos while visiting Greece. Angela went to Santorini where she visited the towns of Oia and Fira. It’s just gloriously beautiful … I can see why Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt bought a vacation home for $5.5M just outside of Oia!— Angela Wu
Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his calls throughout Greece.