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Extend Your ‘Endless Summer’ With a Visit to Holland America Line’s Private Island Paradise

Extend Your ‘Endless Summer’ With a Visit to Holland America Line’s Private Island Paradise

Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s award-winning private island in the Bahamas, is the highest rated private island experience in the region, having been named Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Best Private Island for 17 consecutive years and Best Private Island in Travel Weekly’s Readers’ Choice Awards. While the Caribbean is full of tropical wonders, there’s nothing…   read more of “Extend Your…”

#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

#WineTourismDay: Five Shore Excursions That Will Take You on a Journey of Worldly Wines

Are you a wine aficionado or simply a connoisseur of expanding your horizons? With the rise of wine’s popularity, Holland America Line continues to foster a love of wine among our guests with our BLEND experience where guests make their own blend of red wine, as well as through our partnership with our Wine Curator…   read more of “#WineTourismDay:…”

Cruise to the Far East with Immersive Explorations on Westerdam Throughout 2018-19

Cruise to the Far East with Immersive Explorations on Westerdam Throughout 2018-19

The mysteries of the Far East unfold for guests on Holland America Line’s Westerdam when the ship embarks on its robust 2018 -19 season in Asia. From September 2018 through April 2019, the 1,916-guest Westerdam extensively explores China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on cruises ranging from 10 to 31 days. Departing…   read more of “Cruise to the Far…”

O, The Oprah Magazine ‘Adventure of Your Life Cruise’ to the Caribbean in October to Feature Editors and Inspiring Leaders

O, The Oprah Magazine ‘Adventure of Your Life Cruise’ to the Caribbean in October to Feature Editors and Inspiring Leaders

When Holland America Line’s O, The Oprah Magazine Adventure of Your Life Cruise sets sail for the Caribbean Oct. 28, 2018, aboard Nieuw Amsterdam, guests are in for an inspiring week with some of the magazine’s editors and world’s leading visionaries. Senior Editor Molly Simms and Beauty Director Brian Underwood from O, The Oprah Magazine…   read more of “O, The Oprah…”

Two Holland America Line Ships Capture Hawaii’s Spirit of Aloha on Cruises in 2018-19

Two Holland America Line Ships Capture Hawaii’s Spirit of Aloha on Cruises in 2018-19

From fall 2018 through spring 2019, two Holland America Line ships will say “Aloha” to the stunning, sun-drenched islands of Hawaii. Guests interested in exploring the famed island chain can choose from nine cruises with itineraries ranging from 16 to 20 days aboard Eurodam and Amsterdam. Hawaii sailings depart from Seattle, Washington; Vancouver, British Columbia;…   read more of “Two Holland America…”

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Salzburger Nockerln from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Salzburger Nockerln from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Holland America Line’s Master Chef and Culinary Council Chairman Rudi Sodamin recently sailed on his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise aboard Koningsdam. While onboard, Rudi did a cooking demonstration, question & answer session and hosted his Chef’s Table Dinner at Rudi’s Sel De Mer, his namesake dining venue. Guests experienced one of Rudi’s famous Food…   read more of “Recipe: Master Chef…”

Recipes: Chocolate Cups, Sugar Cages and More Creations from Chocolatier Jacques Torres

Recipes: Chocolate Cups, Sugar Cages and More Creations from Chocolatier Jacques Torres

Tomorrow is World Chocolate Day, and we have the perfect way to celebrate! Culinary Council Member and Chocolatier Jacques Torres recently sailed on Westerdam in Alaska for his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise. Torres is world-renowned for his chocolatey confections and unique creations, and while on board he didn’t disappoint! Torres held cooking demonstrations where…   read more of “Recipes: Chocolate…”