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The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

The Most Spooktacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

Halloween is the spookiest day of the year when ghosts and goblins of all ages come out to celebrate by dressing up in their favorite costumes, going trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses. But Halloween doesn’t have to be the only day to get spooked. Many guests like haunting experiences that leave them shivering in their…   read more of “The Most…”

Cruise Port Spotlight: Sizzling & Sultry Rio de Janeiro Offers an Array of Sights

Cruise Port Spotlight: Sizzling & Sultry Rio de Janeiro Offers an Array of Sights

Every year, people from all over the world make their way to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Holland America Line cruises that explore South America. But just what is it about this city that people find so intriguing? Is it the diverse landscape of lush, green mountains overlooking white, sandy beaches? Or the unusual juxtaposition…   read more of “Cruise Port…”

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

10 Must-Do Cruise Shore Excursions for Fans of Music and the Arts

Friedrich Nietzsche said, “without music, life would be a mistake,” but luckily for travelers on a Holland America Line cruise, they will be surrounded by it. Music is one of the most memorable facets to cruising with Holland America Line. From incredible onboard performances at the different show lounges and theaters like the B.B. King’s…   read more of “10 Must-Do Cruise…”

Hello, Fall! Enjoy Autumn’s Vibrant Hues With a Canada & New England Cruise

Hello, Fall! Enjoy Autumn’s Vibrant Hues With a Canada & New England Cruise

Tomorrow is the first day of autumn and that can only mean one thing — it is time for Holland America Line’s famous Fall Foliage cruises! Speaking as one of Canada’s most popular figures, L.M. Montgomery wrote, “I’m so glad to live in a world where there are Octobers,” and a Fall Foliage cruise is…   read more of “Hello, Fall! Enjoy…”

The Panama Canal: 7 Pros of Cruising One of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World

The Panama Canal: 7 Pros of Cruising One of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World

The Panama Canal is an incredible man-made marvel that can be uniquely experienced on a Holland America Line cruise. If it’s not on your bucket list, it should be! There’s an incredible wave of awe that comes over every cruiser transiting the lakes and locks of this spectacle that made the list of the Seven…   read more of “The Panama Canal: 7…”

Say Hello to Denali on an Alaska Land+Sea Journey with Holland America Line

Say Hello to Denali on an Alaska Land+Sea Journey with Holland America Line

It’s one of the most majestic places on earth with a juxtaposition of sights and sounds — from glistening glaciers to blooming sunflowers, from orcas and seals to caribou and black bears. Alaska might be called the Last Frontier, but for many travelers it’s first on their bucket list. Combine an Alaska cruise that gives…   read more of “Say Hello to Denali…”

Five Prinsendam Cruises That Sail an Unusual Course to Incredible Locales

Five Prinsendam Cruises That Sail an Unusual Course to Incredible Locales

Holland America Line cruises circle the globe visiting all seven continents. From the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, Alaska to Australia, the ships explore every major destination. While ports like Sydney, Australia; Venice, Italy; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are well-known cruise calls, did you know there are many destinations we visit that are “off the…   read more of “Five Prinsendam…”