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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…”

Breathtaking Scenery Awaits on a Fall Foliage Cruise to Canada & New England

Breathtaking Scenery Awaits on a Fall Foliage Cruise to Canada & New England

“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” — Victoria Erickson. In September and October, Canada and New England’s famed foliage puts on a dazzling display of vibrant colors beckoning travelers from near and far. The charming cities and quaint coastal towns become magical during this time…   read more of “Breathtaking…”

#WorldSnorkelingDay: Five Excursions that Explore the Beauty Beneath the Surface

#WorldSnorkelingDay:  Five Excursions that Explore the Beauty Beneath the Surface

Today is World Snorkeling Day, and in honor of the special holiday we’re showcasing five of our favorite snorkeling excursions guests can experience on a Holland America Line cruise. From the idyllic Caribbean to breathtaking Hawaii, these specially selected tours allow guests to explore the beauty of some of the world’s most famed locales from…   read more of “#WorldSnorkelingDay:…”