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Giddy Up For These Exciting Equestrian Shore Excursions Around the World

Giddy Up For These Exciting Equestrian Shore Excursions Around the World

Call all horse-lovers and those who just seek an adventure! Saddle up for a gallop across the globe! From the warm beaches of the Caribbean to breathtaking mountains of Iceland, Holland America Line offers many shore excursions for cruisers to go horseback riding. Whether you’re a cowboy, cowgirl or just someone looking for a little…   read more of “Giddy Up For These…”

Culinary Arts Center: Cruise with Famous Chefs, Winemakers & Mixologists in 2016

Culinary Arts Center: Cruise with Famous Chefs, Winemakers & Mixologists in 2016

The year may have just begun but the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine has already gotten off to a delicious start! Holland America Line guests will hone their cooking skills with classes ranging in topics from unique Caribbean cooking styles to delicious desserts. So if you’re cruising this year you better…   read more of “Culinary Arts…”

Gorgeous Scenery Beckons Travelers on the ‘Tales of the South Pacific’ Cruise

Gorgeous Scenery Beckons Travelers on the ‘Tales of the South Pacific’ Cruise

The South Pacific islands are the epitome of picture-perfect. This one-of-a-kind region beckons to wanderlust spirits from far and wide, promising a unique combination of rich culture, ideal climate and lush landscapes. Hawaii and Tahiti are fan favorites, and we offer itineraries departing this April on Westerdam or Zaandam. The 30-Day Circle Hawaii, Tahiti &…   read more of “Gorgeous Scenery…”

Top Social Media Travel Influencers Show You How to Cruise the Caribbean

Top Social Media Travel Influencers Show You How to Cruise the Caribbean

Five of the world’s leading travel social influencers recently cruised the Caribbean on Eurodam and had a fantastic time. Their itinerary called at Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and Half Moon Cay, our private oasis in the Bahamas. We invited Dave’s Travel Corner, Getting Stamped, Healthy Voyager, Never…   read more of “Top Social Media…”

See the Solar Eclipse, Green Flash and Other Amazing Natural Phenomena on 2016 Cruises

See the Solar Eclipse, Green Flash and Other Amazing Natural Phenomena on 2016 Cruises

Holland America Line cruises make their way around the world 365 days a year visiting all seven continents. Whether guests are onboard or on land, they have the opportunity to view some of the most spectacular natural phenomena on Earth. Interacting with local people is eye opening, visiting historical sights is fascinating and tasting traditional…   read more of “See the Solar…”

It’s Tea Time All the Time – On Cruises and Ashore Holland America Line Knows Tea!

It’s Tea Time All the Time – On Cruises and Ashore Holland America Line Knows Tea!

If a cup of tea is your … cup of tea, you’d be in luck to find yourself on a Holland America Line cruise. Holland America Line takes tea very seriously. We offer tours all around the world dedicated to enjoying afternoon tea in the most incredible settings. From world-famous hotels to quaint Chinese teahouses,…   read more of “It’s Tea Time…”

Fly-Cruise Offer! Swing and Sway Aboard Oosterdam’s Big Band Cruise

Fly-Cruise Offer! Swing and Sway Aboard Oosterdam’s Big Band Cruise

When the horns start to sound and the saxophones playfully project their syncopated rhythms, cruisers aboard Holland America Line’s Big Band Cruise in 2016 featuring the Harry James Orchestra will be swinging, swaying and jiving! Sing & Swing Across the Atlantic Ocean Departing March 21, 2016, from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Oosterdam is sailing a transatlantic…   read more of “Fly-Cruise Offer!…”

Planning for Spring Break? Cruise the Caribbean for a Week of Sun, Sand & Sea

Planning for Spring Break? Cruise the Caribbean for a Week of Sun, Sand & Sea

Ahhhh, the Caribbean … a perfectly picturesque destination to “get away from it all.” It’s beautiful weather and steel drums call out to cruisers everywhere, beckoning them to dip their toes into paradise on a Holland America Line cruise. Spring temperatures are the ideal balance of the cooler winter weather that’s passed and warm summer…   read more of “Planning for Spring…”