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More Than Just Leaf Peeping — A Canada Cruise is Full of History and Culture

More Than Just Leaf Peeping — A Canada Cruise is Full of History and Culture

Each summer travelers cruise to Canada and New England to take in the picturesque lighthouses and rugged shorelines. In the fall guests visit to get a peek at the stunning scenery as the leaves change color and the mountains light up with red, orange and magenta hues. Beyond the beautiful backdrops, however, Canada boasts a…   read more of “More Than Just Leaf…”

10 New Tours Highlight the Charm and Scenery of Canada and New England

10 New Tours Highlight the Charm and Scenery of Canada and New England

Holland America Line’s cruises to Canada and New England feature some of the most beautiful scenery, diverse cultures and interesting history in North America. From stunning national parks to picturesque coastlines and plenty of colorful and interesting towns in between, there is plenty to see in this diverse region … and plenty of ways to…   read more of “10 New Tours…”

Looking for Adventure? Fly, Bike and Hike on a Holland America Line Hawaiian Cruise

Looking for Adventure? Fly, Bike and Hike on a Holland America Line Hawaiian Cruise

When it comes to Hawaii, the question is never really whether you’ve dreamed about visiting, rather how often you dream about visiting. Being the only state made up entirely of islands — there’s no easier way to see it than on a cruise, and Holland America Line has put together itineraries and shore excursions that…   read more of “Looking for…”

Cruising Down Under: Why Australia & New Zealand Should be on Your Bucket List

Cruising Down Under: Why Australia & New Zealand Should be on Your Bucket List

In August 2014, the Holland America Blog asked fans to choose their top “Bucket List” ports around the world. Number one on the list? Sydney, Australia! Travelers around the globe are attracted to Australia and New Zealand for the region’s unique beauty, interesting culture and vast array of things to see and do. From cosmopolitan…   read more of “Cruising Down…”

Rounding Cape Horn: Take a HAL Cruise on the Ultimate South America Adventure

Rounding Cape Horn: Take a HAL Cruise on the Ultimate South America Adventure

There are a few destinations so iconic — even fabled — that they draw adventure-seekers from around the world. Cape Horn, the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile, fits the bill. The rocky terrain extends into Drake Passage, rising to a height of 1,391 feet. 150 years ago the trip…   read more of “Rounding Cape Horn:…”

Paint Like Artist Bateman & Hover Over a Glacier! Preview 23 New Alaska Tours

Paint Like Artist Bateman & Hover Over a Glacier! Preview 23 New Alaska Tours

A cruise to Alaska attracts all sorts of travelers. Some are avid explorers and just have to cross “The Last Frontier” off of their bucket lists. Some visitors are cruising for adventure, others are attracted to the unique culture and history of the region, and others still are in it for the abundance of wildlife…   read more of “Paint Like Artist…”

Want More Time Ashore? HAL’s 2015 Grand World Voyage has 11 Overnights

Want More Time Ashore? HAL’s 2015 Grand World Voyage has 11 Overnights

Today, Jan. 5, 2015, ms Amsterdam departs on the Grand World Voyage — the experience of a lifetime! The cruise goes around the world in 114 days, transiting the Panama Canal, making its way to the South Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, India, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Jordan. From Jordan it’s a…   read more of “Want More Time…”