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…”
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…”
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…”
With fall and winter approaching, there’s no need to put away the swimsuits and shorts. On a cruise to Australia and New Zealand, the summer season is gearing up to be in full swing by the time snow blankets the northern hemisphere. For the most comprehensive exploration of the continent, Volendam’s 34-day Australia Circumnavigation sails… read more of “Take a Cruise Down…”
Journalist Debbra Dunning Brouillette set sail on a Canada and New England cruise aboard Veendam and wrote an article about her adventure for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
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.
Have you ever wanted to fully explore the world on a grand cruising adventure? Well, perhaps 2015 is the year you’ll join Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam on a global circumnavigation.
Journalist Jason Leppert from Popular Cruising is onboard Veendam this week in Canada and New England, and he’s blogging from the ship.