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The Culture and History of Hawaii Comes Alive on Shore Excursions

The Culture and History of Hawaii Comes Alive on Shore Excursions

Cruises to Hawaii are well known for beautiful beaches, lush vegetation and incredible volcanic topography. Lesser known, however, is the rich history and culture of the 50th state. From Hilo to Honolulu, step back in time and gain some knowledge of the area with Holland America Line’s shore excursions. These tours provide a unique glimpse…   read more of “The Culture and…”

Pre- and Post-Cruise Tours Allow More Time to Explore Australia & New Zealand

Pre- and Post-Cruise Tours Allow More Time to Explore Australia & New Zealand

Cruises to Australia and New Zealand are increasingly popular. The region is extraordinary in its blend of rugged terrain, unique wildlife and urban beach communities. As you cruise into Sydney Harbor you’re immediately met with iconic sights like Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. However, other major landmarks require a bit of travel inland….   read more of “Pre- and…”

Want to Walk on Water? Try a Stand-Up Paddleboard ‘SUP’ Tour in the Caribbean

Want to Walk on Water? Try a Stand-Up Paddleboard ‘SUP’  Tour in the Caribbean

Have you ever wanted to walk on water? Holland America Line can’t quite make that dream come true, but with a stand-up paddleboard “SUP” shore excursion you can get pretty close! Though paddleboarding, in one form or another, has been around since the late 1700s, it’s recently gained popularity among athletes, hobbyists and those who…   read more of “Want to Walk on…”

Shore Excursions Uncover the Mystical Mayan Civilization on Mexico Cruises

Shore Excursions Uncover the Mystical Mayan Civilization on Mexico Cruises

When it comes to ancient ruins, there’s more to explore than just Europe and South America. Mexico boasts some of the most incredible and significant ruins in the world. The Mayan civilization spanned more than 2500 years, and hundreds of ruins in Mexico have been documented. In fact, there are so many sites that it’s…   read more of “Shore Excursions…”

Alaska Q&A with ‘Cruise Radio’ Host Doug Parker

Alaska Q&A with ‘Cruise Radio’ Host Doug Parker

Doug Parker, host of Cruise Radio, recently took an Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam. While it wasn’t his first time in Alaska, every time Doug visits the Last Frontier it still strikes him with awe and wonder.