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It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Visit These 8 Unique Lighthouses on a HAL Cruise

It’s #NationalLighthouseDay! Visit These 8 Unique Lighthouses on a HAL Cruise

Today is National Lighthouse Day, a day that honors the beacon of light that, for hundreds of years, has symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea. On this day in 1789, U.S. President George Washington signed an act passed by the First Congress to protect explorers. Today, lighthouses not only mark the…   read more of “It’s…”

A Caribbean Cruise is Full of Sun, Fun and … History!

A Caribbean Cruise is Full of Sun, Fun and … History!

Holland America Line carries thousands of cruisers to the Caribbean each year who are drawn to the region because of its tropical climate and relaxing lifestyle, but there’s more to the islands than meet the eye. When planning a cruise to the Caribbean, you’ll likely think of the typical snorkeling, sailing and other beach-related excursions…   read more of “A Caribbean Cruise…”

Book Now! Half Moon Cay Highlights Every Koningsdam Caribbean Cruise

Book Now! Half Moon Cay Highlights Every Koningsdam Caribbean Cruise

Guests who have been anticipating booking a Caribbean voyage on Holland America Line’s newest ship, ms Koningsdam, can now do so. Bookings opened for the cruises that feature Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s private Bahamian island, as well as a host of other tropical favorites. The ship, launching in April 2016, will homeport at…   read more of “Book Now! Half Moon…”

On Location: Cruising Through Antarctica With an Expedition Team Member

On Location: Cruising Through Antarctica With an Expedition Team Member

It won’t be long before Zaandam and Prinsendam return to cruising the incredible waters of Antarctica. A visit to the world’s most remote continent is a once-in-a-life journey for most, and Holland America Line ensures that every guests’ experience is as enriched and fulfilling as possible. To enhance a visit to Antarctica, Holland America Line…   read more of “On Location:…”

Crave Art & Culture? Six Must-Do Museums on a Europe Cruise

Crave Art & Culture? Six Must-Do Museums on a Europe Cruise

Holland America Line’s cruises to Europe feature some of the most interesting and exciting cities in the world. Europe and its many regions are famous for many reasons, particularly the vast amount of art and culture found in nearly every port. Almost anywhere you call at during a Europe cruise will feature a museum and…   read more of “Crave Art &…”

Alaska Invasion! Tell-All Travel Memories from the Last Frontier

Alaska Invasion! Tell-All Travel Memories from the Last Frontier

The Last Frontier. The Great Land. The Land of the Midnight Sun. Whatever you call it, Alaska is a state of extreme beauty with once-in-a-lifetime adventures waiting around every corner. From colossal glaciers that calf right in front of your eyes to adorable puppies being groomed to become the next generation of champion sled dogs…   read more of “Alaska Invasion!…”