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#WorldArchitectureDay: These Top 5 Shore Excursions Visit Architectural Marvels

#WorldArchitectureDay: These Top 5 Shore Excursions Visit Architectural Marvels

Since 2005, the first Monday of every October has marked World Architecture Day – a day that honors the ingenuity and beauty of the world’s most impressive architectural marvels. Offering global itineraries, Holland America Line gives travelers the opportunity to visit the world’s most illustrious sites, and in this post we’re sharing our top five…   read more of “#WorldArchitectureDa…”

Get Dancing on #NationalDanceDay with These Top 5 Dance-Focused Tours

Get Dancing on #NationalDanceDay with These Top 5 Dance-Focused Tours

Saturday, Sept. 19 is National Dance Day, and we’re celebrating by showcasing the top shore excursions around the world that feature song and dance that are synonymous with the country. BARCELONA, SPAIN “Flamenco with Dinner” Flamenco is commonly associated with the Andalusian Roma (gypsies) of southern Spain. In Barcelona, guests can take part in the…   read more of “Get Dancing on…”

Wave Journey Cruise Diary: Zodiac Tours in the South Pacific

Wave Journey Cruise Diary: Zodiac Tours in the South Pacific

Viv and Jill, editors and co-founders of WaveJourney.com, currently are guests on board Maasdam for an epic journey throughout the South Pacific and Australia/New Zealand regions. During their time on board, they’ll be showcasing their incredible experiences both on board and ashore. Come aboard and see what it’s like to cruise on Maasdam. Maasdam is…   read more of “Wave Journey Cruise…”

The Most Postcard-Perfect Locales in the Caribbean

The Most Postcard-Perfect Locales in the Caribbean

Home to white-sand beaches, lush landscapes, sparkling waters and a laid-back atmosphere, the Caribbean beckons travelers from around the globe. While this inviting region is well known for its picturesque beaches, it offers several other postcard-worthy gems that should not be overlooked. Read on below to discover some of our favorites that you can experience…   read more of “The Most…”

Celebrate #NationalBeerLovers Day with Beer-centric Shore Excursions Around the World

Celebrate #NationalBeerLovers Day with Beer-centric Shore Excursions Around the World

September 7 is #NationalBeerLoversDay! It is celebrated annually to acknowledge one of the world’s most beloved refreshments and to honor those who appreciate it most. Beer is enjoyed worldwide and created in countries around the globe. Holland America Line offers international, top-rated shore excursions for beer lovers no matter where they land on the map….   read more of “Celebrate…”

Mexico’s Encore Collection of Shore Excursions is Perfect for Repeat Visitors

Mexico’s Encore Collection of Shore Excursions is Perfect for Repeat Visitors

Mexico’s enticing culture and natural allure make it a cruise destination that warrants more than one visit. In fact, the readers of Cruise Critic recently named Holland America Line the number-one cruise line of choice for Mexican Riviera in the 2019 Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Destination Awards based exclusively on consumer ratings and reviews. From its…   read more of “Mexico’s…”

Celebrate National Rum Day with a FOOD & WINE Shore Excursion in the Caribbean

Celebrate National Rum Day with a FOOD & WINE Shore Excursion in the Caribbean

Happy National Rum Day! Celebrated annually on August 16, the holiday honors the distilled clear beverage which is a byproduct of molasses production or made directly from sugar cane juice. While the sweet spirit originated in Papua New Guinea, the beverage has become tied to the sunny Caribbean islands. In celebration of the holiday, we’re…   read more of “Celebrate National…”