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Experience the Best Beers Around the World

Experience the Best Beers Around the World

Today is International Beer Day, and Holland America Line has expertly crafted shore excursions around the world that show off the best brews — from Japan to Australia, Belgium to Oregon. The names you know like Guinness take center stage, but those who love the beverage will take delight in learning about the lesser known…   read more of “Experience the Best…”

Native Cultures Come to Life

Native Cultures Come to Life

One of the reasons we travel the world is to show our guests indigenous cultures that continue to live on despite the advancing years. Time stands still in some of the destinations, while in others, ancient traditions have been passed down for generations. These Holland America Line shore excursions will help you connect deeply to…   read more of “Native Cultures…”

How to Make the Most of Your 24 Hours in Istanbul

How to Make the Most of Your 24 Hours in Istanbul

Arriving at Istanbul, Turkey, on board a ship is an unforgettable experience. The Bosphorus, dividing Europe and Asia, welcomes passengers and on deck are where the views of Istanbul’s best attractions await. The shores of Asia to the east, the first Bosphorus Bridge to the north and the “old Istanbul” peninsula in the south —…   read more of “How to Make the…”

Barcelona for Art Lovers: Picasso and Gaudi

Barcelona for Art Lovers: Picasso and Gaudi

Any Barcelona cruise guest will soon become familiar with two titans in the world of Spanish creative expression: Pablo Picasso and Antoni Gaudí. Their works are well represented in this artistic hub, as both artists once called the city home. Things to Do in Barcelona for Art Lovers Pablo Picasso An icon of the modern…   read more of “Barcelona for Art…”