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Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Press Diary: Thai Cooking Class in Bangkok Benefits Local Youth

Kelly Stilwell of Food Fun & Faraway Places recently sailed on Holland America Line to Southeast Asia and participated in “The Courageous Kitchen Cooking Class: In Partnership With Food & Wine Magazine” shore excursion while at Bangkok, Thailand. Read selections from Kelly Stilwell’s article to hear about her Thai cooking class experience! Thai Cooking Class…   read more of “Press Diary: Thai…”

Top Five Reasons to Take a Holland America Line Cruise with Your Best Friend

Top Five Reasons to Take a Holland America Line Cruise with Your Best Friend

The relationship between best friends is often fierce and can withstand distance, storms and silence. Whether you’ve known them all of your life or they are more recently acquired, best friends make fun times memorable. In celebration of Best Friends Day on June 8, we’re highlighting the many reasons why a Holland America Line cruise…   read more of “Top Five Reasons to…”

Press Diary: 17 Days in the South Pacific With Holland America

Press Diary: 17 Days in the South Pacific With Holland America

Christy Woodrow and Scott Calafiore of the award-winning adventure travel and lifestyle blog, Ordinary Traveler, recently sailed on a 17-day Holland America Line EXC In-Depth cruise aboard Maasdam to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Read selections from Christy’s blog post to hear her reflections on cruising on Maasdam and the unique ports of…   read more of “Press Diary: 17…”

Exclusive King’s Day Collectors Premium Lager Bottle Available On Holland America Line Cruises

Exclusive King’s Day Collectors Premium Lager Bottle Available On Holland America Line Cruises

Holland America Line has designed a commemorative collectors bottle of Heineken premium lager to celebrate King’s Day, April 27, 2019. King’s Day in the Netherlands is held April 27 to mark the birthday of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander. We’ll be featuring the premium beer aboard all of our 15 ships, creating a connection between two…   read more of “Exclusive King’s…”

Rudi’s Recipes: Sweeten Your Passover and Easter with These Delicious Desserts

Rudi’s Recipes: Sweeten Your Passover and Easter with These Delicious Desserts

This weekend is Easter and the beginning of Passover. Our Master Chef Rudi Sodamin has some amazing desserts to enhance your Seder and Easter meal. We’re sure your guests will be impressed with these delicious treats! PASSOVER The first two nights of Passover are traditionally observed with a seder, a multicourse meal that includes symbolic…   read more of “Rudi’s…”

Canaletto’s New Menu is Amore at First Bite!

Canaletto’s New Menu is Amore at First Bite!

In Italy, there’s nothing more important than coming together to celebrate the joy of great food, which is what you’ll discover at Holland America Line’s Canaletto — a specialty dining venue that brings people together with delectable dishes, designed to be shared family-style. Our popular Italian restaurant recently debuted a new menu that features an…   read more of “Canaletto’s…”

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Butter Poached Maine Lobster from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Recipe: Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s Butter Poached Maine Lobster from his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise

Holland America Line’s Master Chef and Culinary Council Chairman Rudi Sodamin recently sailed to the Caribbean aboard Nieuw Statendam for his Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise. While onboard, Rudi led a cooking demonstration, question & answer session and hosted his Chef’s Table Dinner at Rudi’s Sel De Mer, his namesake dining venue. During his cooking…   read more of “Recipe: Master Chef…”

Head to NOTES to Celebrate International Whisk(e)y Day on a Holland America Line Cruise

Head to NOTES to Celebrate International Whisk(e)y Day on a Holland America Line Cruise

Holland America Line is known for providing unforgettable experiences, and one of the most unique that can be enjoyed on Koningsdam and Nieuw Statendam is an evening at NOTES, our dedicated whisk(e)y bar. In celebration of International Whisk(e)y Day today, we’re raising a glass to celebrate one of the most popular liquors in the world…   read more of “Head to NOTES to…”