National Wildlife Day was founded in 2005 to bring awareness to endangered species, both domestic and international, as well as acknowledge outstanding animal sanctuaries and organizations for everything they do to help preserve and educate the public about animal conservation. This year, the date of the holiday has been permanently changed from Sept. 4 to… read more of “Celebrate National…”
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…”
Regular readers of the Holland America Blog might remember Captain Jonathan Mercer from ms Amsterdam’s 2014 Grand World Voyage cruise. Along the way he checked in from port to port with fabulous photos and stories of the journey. This summer the adventurous captain sailed Holland America Line Alaska itineraries and continued to write about it… read more of “Captain’s…”
Travelers on cruises to Alaska are treated to miles of unspoiled forests, rushing streams and cool clean waters. The Last Frontier is a haven for wildlife, offering a unique opportunity to see majestic animals in their natural habitats.
Alaska has a magical quality that takes hold of those who visit. We asked our Facebook fans for advice on cruising Alaska and the Yukon and they responded with fabulous tips on what to do and see.
Alaska is a land of possibilities when it comes to sightseeing. There’s something for history buffs, nature lovers, photo enthusiaists, thrill-seekers and those who simply want to have a look around town.
Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and will be sharing her adventure with us. All aboard a smaller, but double-engined excursion vessel in Tracy Arm with a unique two-tiered viewing platform behind the wheelhouse above the spacious cabin. Luckily, no need to jockey for… read more of “Cruise Diary: In…”
Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and will be sharing her adventure with us. Good thing I got up early for golf, because I wouldn’t have wanted to miss seeing the man who turned orphaned animals into movie stars interact with his menagerie. The… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”