Holland America Line Mariners and frequent cruisers Jan and Dick Yetke set sail Jan. 4, 2018 for Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage. As part of their voyage, they enjoyed a five-night overland tour to Africa’s Victoria Falls and Chobe Water Villas. Read on below for glimpse into part two of their incredible adventure! This was a… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
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Every year, Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam embarks on an epic Grand World Voyage that circles the globe. Sailing roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the journey’s typically take a westwardly route through the Panama Canal and last for more than 100 days. Holland America Line takes great pride in making each Grand World Voyage unique… read more of “Looking to Visit…”
A cruise to Africa exposes travelers to ancient and recent history, exotic wildlife and incredible topography. It is a continent of life and wonder, and there is no time like now to check it off your travel list!
There’s something unbelievably special about cruising around Africa. For many it is a once in a lifetime event.
Guests cruising on the Grand World Voyage this year got to experience a southerly course, and this afforded the opportunity to explore South Africa. One of the many highlights of this region is its incredible wildlife.
One of the great pleasures of travel is the opportunity to sample local food and drink. While you may find language barriers along the way, an appreciation for good food is a universal language and can be a fantastic way to immerse yourself in local cultures.
Our voyage towards this beautiful city paralleled the South African coast and as we made our way south-west we passed some of the ports I used to call at during the days of my early career. I used to visit South Africa regularly, when I was a junior officer with the Union-Castle line and grew… read more of “Captain’s…”