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Valparaíso, Chile: A Mariner Magazine Exclusive

Valparaíso, Chile: A Mariner Magazine Exclusive

Mariner Magazine is in Chile! And we’re having an incredible time! Chile stretches over 2,700 miles along the southwestern coast of South America, a distance roughly the same as that from San Francisco to New York, or Edinburgh to Baghdad. At the same time, its width never exceeds 150 miles, making the country more than…   read more of “Valparaíso, Chile:…”

South America: A Continent of Wonders

South America: A Continent of Wonders

This week we’re celebrating South America, one of the most exciting, culturally rich and captivating continents. For travelers looking for once-in-a-lifetime experiences, bucket-list adventures and beauty that is beyond a photographer’s wildest dreams, South America has it all. Here are seven of South America’s natural wonders to hopefully entice you to join us on ms…   read more of “South America: A…”

Memories of Europe

Memories of Europe

Our European season will soon come to an end, and our ships have been exploring the entire region this summer. We received some fun snapshots of our guests’ adventures and some scenic stunners that look like postcards. Did you have a great time on your European cruise with us? Send us some of your photos…   read more of “Memories of…”

Views on Deck: Alluring Alaska

Views on Deck: Alluring Alaska

It’s Alaska Week at Holland America Line, and we’re excited to be featuring one of the most exciting, picturesque and remote parts of the world. Our Alaska cruises show off the Frontier State from every angle with tours and scenic cruising that span the sea, land and sky. Take the Dry Suit Snorkel tour at…   read more of “Views on Deck:…”

Captain’s Log: Whale-Watching and More in Alaska

Captain’s Log: Whale-Watching and More in Alaska

A glorious week, the sun shone, the whales frolicked, the glaciers calved, what more can one ask for? A sunny day in Juneau, I did what I always try to do, at least once a season and that was the Juneau whale-watch tour. There was room on the evening one and what a lovely evening…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Sailaway From the Port of Rotterdam

Sailaway From the Port of Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam is one of our favorites. Perhaps it’s because it’s in the homeland of our founding, or perhaps it’s because we just love that it’s the homeport of ms Rotterdam. How many ships can say they are based out of their namesake? We have a lasting relationship with the Port of Rotterdam….   read more of “Sailaway From the…”

A Unique Call at Heimaey, Iceland

A Unique Call at Heimaey, Iceland

Veendam‘s Safety, Environmental & Health Officer Ronald de Bloeme sent in these pretty photos of the ship at Heimaey, Westman Islands, Iceland. Did you know at Heimaey you can see millions of wild puffins or go on a cruise looking for orcas, dolphins and porpoises? Heimaey is just one of the unique ports we call…   read more of “A Unique Call at…”

What’s Our Most Popular Caribbean Port?

What’s Our Most Popular Caribbean Port?

You guessed it! Half Moon Cay, our private island, continues to be rated our most popular Caribbean port. How can you get there to experience it for yourself? Holland America Line’s warm-water cruises in the Atlantic offer diversity in length and destinations, with cruises from seven days to Collectors’ Voyages up to 35 days, and…   read more of “What’s Our…”