Seattle, Wash., Feb. 11, 2014 — Holland America Line announced the addition of Australian Chef Mark Best as the newest member of the line’s esteemed Culinary Council.
Since departing Easter Island, ms Amsterdam has sailed a westerly course toward the South Pacific. Here is a recap of Captain Mercer’s blog posts. You can read them in their entirety on his blog, www.captainjonathan.com.
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.
There’s no better drink to ring in the New Year than a nice flute of bubbly.
Empanadas are meat pies popular throughout the Latin world. They probably originated in Galicia in the northwest corner of Spain.
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…”
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our celebrating readers, fans and guests. Below is the menu that will be served onboard our ships tonight in honor of the holiday. Here’s hoping your own menu is delicious and fulfilling. Enjoy the holiday, and the Holland America Blog will resume its regular publishing schedule on Monday. Appetizers Ambrosia… read more of “Happy Thanksgiving…”