Cruisers looking to channel their inner explorer and visit one of the most diverse and beautiful regions in the world can chart a course to Australia and New Zealand with Holland America Line come this fall. Noordam spends the fall through spring showcasing the lands Down Under, while Maasdam sets out on longer itineraries, including… read more of “Five Reasons Why a…”
Along with an increasing interest in wine over recent years, wine-related activities have become a key aspect of many vacations — especially during a cruise experience. For many Holland America Line guests, discovering a new winery or wine while cruising the world is one of the joys of travel. And it’s not just for wine… read more of “Three Ways to…”
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…”
On every Holland America Line cruise, an array of activities are offered to entertain, enlighten and educate guests. From lectures by local historians, martini tastings and On Location events to “Dancing with the Stars: At Sea” lessons and Digital Workshop powered by Windows classes, there’s something for everyone.
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.
It’s the holiday season, which is one of the most exciting times of the year for those who like to throw a holiday party.
“The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.” -Benjamin Franklin Wine is among the oldest human indulgences – dating back to ancient Mesopotamia. Bottles of wine were buried in the Pharaoh’s tombs so they could entertain guests in the afterlife, the… read more of “Shore Excursions…”
Among the many delights of a Holland America Line cruise are the thoughtful and unexpected touches that make your vacation especially memorable. Guests, as well as their friends and family traveling together, are invited to indulge and get into the spirit of creating special moments with our onboard gift program. Holland America Line offers the… read more of “Booked Your Cruise?…”