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Experience the Most Immersive Alaska Cruise on a 21-Day EXC In-Depth Voyage

Experience the Most Immersive Alaska Cruise on a 21-Day EXC In-Depth Voyage

Are you a seasoned cruiser, eager to find new, immersive ways to explore our fascinating world? If you answered yes, then our EXC In-Depth Voyages were designed specifically with you in mind. These specially crafted itineraries offer an innovative and customized approach to cruising, allowing guests to explore the most fascinating corners of the globe…   read more of “Experience the Most…”

These Four Excursions in Dublin Make For an Unforgettably Tasty St. Patrick’s Day

These Four Excursions in Dublin Make For an Unforgettably Tasty St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day has become a worldwide festival of all things Irish, and Holland America Line brings the celebration on board with green decorations and Master Chef Rudi Sodamin’s delicious corned beef and cabbage in the Dining Room. In addition to the onboard celebrations, Holland America Line offers shore excursions in Dublin — the capital…   read more of “These Four…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Phuket, Thailand

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Phuket, Thailand

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage has arrived to Thailand! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Phuket, Thailand. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as Maasdam begins its journey to across the Indian Ocean. After turning our clocks back one hour overnight to ensure and extra hours rest…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage has left Southeast Asia and arrived to Sri Lanka! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship continues its exploration of South Asia. This morning Maasdam made her way into the one…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Singapore & Malaysia

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Singapore & Malaysia

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage recently arrived in the mystic lands of Southeast Asia! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Singapore and Malaysia. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship continues on to visit Thailand & Sri Lanka. Singapore Exploring Singapore with Maasdam whilst docked…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

New Culinary-Themed FOOD & WINE Shore Excursions Introduced in Hawaii and Tahiti

New Culinary-Themed FOOD & WINE Shore Excursions Introduced in Hawaii and Tahiti

Holland America Line guests cruising to Hawaii and Tahiti can say aloha to eight new culinary-themed Food & Wine excursions that will immerse them in the islands’ colorful and flavorful cuisine! These additions are part of the nearly 100 tours around the world developed in partnership with FOOD & WINE magazine, exclusively for Holland America…   read more of “New Culinary-Themed…”

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Broome, Kuri Bay and Darwin, Western Australia

EXC In-Depth Field Notes: Broome, Kuri Bay and Darwin, Western Australia

Our EXC In-Depth Voyage is off to Western Australia! EXC In-Depth Onboard Naturalist/Zodiac Driver Kristy King sent some Field Notes and excellent photos from Broome, Kuri Bay and Darwin. Enjoy this installment, and stay tuned as the ship begins its journey to Southeast Asia. Broome, Western Australia With Maasdam docking in the early hours of…   read more of “EXC In-Depth Field…”

Zodiac Shore Excursions on EXC In-Depth Voyages Offer Exhilarating Explorations of Remote Locales

Zodiac Shore Excursions on EXC In-Depth Voyages Offer Exhilarating Explorations of Remote Locales

As you’ve been reading about in our “Field Notes” posts, EXC In-Depth Voyages aboard Maasdam offer guests up-close Zodiac encounters in ports throughout the South Pacific, Australia and Indonesia. Led by a team of onboard experts and guides, these incredible expeditions allow guests to have an intimate view at locales that are little-known and often…   read more of “Zodiac Shore…”