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Two Epic Cruises: Volendam’s South Pacific Crossing and Australia Circumnavigation

Two Epic Cruises: Volendam’s South Pacific Crossing and Australia Circumnavigation

It’s not often that a cruise circumnavigates an entire continent visiting some of the top bucket list destinations in the world. And when that journey could also include an exciting adventure across the Pacific Ocean to some of the most gorgeous islands in the world, there’s no other itinerary that should top the list of…   read more of “Two Epic Cruises:…”

Love Lobster & Prawns? ‘Sip & Savor’ Guest Chef Recipes Show How to Cook

Love Lobster & Prawns? ‘Sip & Savor’ Guest Chef Recipes Show How to Cook

The culinary element is a highlight of a Holland America Line cruise for many guests. In addition to the exceptional cuisine that is showcased in a variety of shipboard venues, expert chefs come aboard and share their knowledge in the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine. Guests can then bring new recipes…   read more of “Love Lobster &…”

Holland America Line Transfers Make Getting To and From Your Ship Easy

Holland America Line Transfers Make Getting To and From Your Ship Easy

Thanks to Erik Tomren, senior specialist of hotel & tour management at Holland America Line, who wrote this post in collaboration with Danielle Rosenow, manager of hotel & tour management, to inform readers about the transfer services for guests that are offered to/from the ship. —— A Holland America Line cruise is an exciting adventure,…   read more of “Holland America…”

Every Day is Mother’s Day When You’re Cruising!

Every Day is Mother’s Day When You’re Cruising!

This Sunday is Mother’s Day in many countries around the world, and it’s a day when families come together to celebrate mom. But in more ways than one, moms are honored all year by their families and loved ones. Many times that celebration comes in the form of travel, and there’s no better way to…   read more of “Every Day is…”

Holland America Line’s ‘Our Marvelous Oceans’ Videos Celebrate Earth Day

Holland America Line’s ‘Our Marvelous Oceans’ Videos Celebrate Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, a day when the world comes together to celebrate the environment. But everyday at Holland America Line is Earth Day. We work continuously to preserve the oceans we sail and educate our guests about doing the same. Through Holland America Line’s partnership with Marine Conservation Institute, the “Our Marvelous Oceans” program…   read more of “Holland America…”

Foodie Paradise Found! Cruise Guests Sip and Sail in the Caribbean

Foodie Paradise Found! Cruise Guests Sip and Sail in the Caribbean

Chef Brian Lumley and mixologists Pamela Wiznitzer and Chris Lowder just got off Eurodam’s Sip, Savor & Sail cruise, and while they were onboard they performed cooking demonstrations, mixology classes and hosted a Calypso Brunch in the Pinnacle Grill. Preparing Caribbean cuisine and crafty concoctions with flare, Lumley, Wiznitzer and Lowder entertained guests with their…   read more of “Foodie Paradise…”

Cruise Experts Tell All: The 6 Best Dining Experiences on a HAL Cruise

Cruise Experts Tell All: The 6 Best Dining Experiences on a HAL Cruise

Holland America Line puts a lot of care into the onboard culinary program. From specialty restaurants to inclusive options, each dining experience serves as a reminder that a cruise is a special type of vacation. On Facebook we asked experienced cruisers to weigh in on the best onboard dining options. The top six dining venues…   read more of “Cruise Experts Tell…”