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Category: Shore Excursions

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Three Generations At Sea

Moments That Make A Grand Voyage Grand: Three Generations At Sea

Guest Georgina Cruz currently is onboard her fourth Grand World Voyage and is sharing her experiences with the Holland America Blog. My husband Humberto and I have had such a wonderful time during our last three World Cruises on Holland America’s Amsterdam that on our fourth and current Grand World Voyage this winter, also on…   read more of “Moments That Make A…”

Going Beyond the Panama Canal on a Panama Canal Cruise

Going Beyond the Panama Canal on a Panama Canal Cruise

As arguably the greatest engineering project ever, it’s no wonder a Panama Canal cruise tops the “must-see” list of many world travelers. Dubbed “one of the seven wonders of the modern world” by the American Society of Civil Engineers, most find this marvel reason enough to select one of these cruises. However, a Panama Canal…   read more of “Going Beyond the…”

Why Choose a Summer Cruise to Canada/New England with Holland America Line

Why Choose a Summer Cruise to Canada/New England with Holland America Line

Summer will be here before you know it, which means it’s time to start planning your next Holland America Line cruise! While for some travelers summer may conjure up images of beaches and tropical islands, others may want to opt for a more unique destination. Typically considered for Fall Foliage cruises, our Canada/New England itineraries…   read more of “Why Choose a Summer…”

Learn to Cook Like a Local with In-Home Culinary Tours In Ports Around the World

Learn to Cook Like a Local with In-Home Culinary Tours In Ports Around the World

While Holland America Line cruises are about relaxation and indulgence, they’re also about providing guests with an enriching travel experience. We want our guests to gain a deeper understanding of each destination’s unique culture so everyone can truly savor their journey. One undeniably authentic and enjoyable way to get to know a culture is by…   read more of “Learn to Cook Like…”

‘Seas’ the Day with These Spectacular Sailing Excursions

‘Seas’ the Day with These Spectacular Sailing Excursions

From picking your itinerary to mapping out all of the small details, planning a Holland America Line cruise is always an exciting endeavor! Once you’ve tackled the decision of where to go, you can move on to arranging all the fun activities you want to take part in both onboard and on land, including Journeys…   read more of “‘Seas’…”

View & Verandah is Back! Get Upgrades, Onboard Spending Money and More!

View & Verandah is Back! Get Upgrades, Onboard Spending Money and More!

Holland America Line’s annual “View & Verandah” promotion is back, and this season travelers who book select 2017 and 2018 cruises and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys receive a variety of perks that make it easier to experience a dream vacation. Guests who book one of the eligible voyages by Feb. 28, 2017, will receive a stateroom…   read more of “View &…”

Journeys Ashore Spotlight: ‘Cabo San Lucas Ziplining Adventure’ Truly Is an Adventure

Journeys Ashore Spotlight: ‘Cabo San Lucas Ziplining Adventure’ Truly Is an Adventure

Holland America Line asked Guest Roland if he would send in an article about his recent Journeys Ashore experience in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on his recent Westerdam cruise, and he was more than happy to oblige! Roland took the “Cabo San Lucas Ziplining Adventure” and it certainly is a great option for guests who…   read more of “Journeys Ashore…”