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24
Mar 2014

What is a ‘Grand Voyage’ Cruise? Find Out More!

Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team
The entrance to the temple, a dragon eating oranges, at Lantau. Courtesy of Joanne Gardner.
The entrance to the temple, a dragon eating oranges, at Lantau. Courtesy of Joanne Gardner.

Every year Holland America Line puts together an exciting collection of “Grand Voyages” on ships built for leisurely travel, able to visit ports often untouched by larger cruise ships. But do you know what makes a voyage a Grand Voyage?
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21
Mar 2014

Scenic Snapshots from HAL Cruisers are Stunners

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Alaska's breathtaking scenery captured by fan Darryl R.
Alaska's breathtaking scenery captured by fan Darryl R.

From a sunset in the Med and the fjords of Norway to the glaciers of Alaska and lush landscapes of the South Pacific, the world is full of beautiful scenery.
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20
Mar 2014

Cruisers Experience New Zealand’s Diverse Activities

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The seal colony is the highlight of the Seal Coast Safari tour at Wellington.
The seal colony is the highlight of the Seal Coast Safari tour at Wellington.

If you thought Ireland’s landscape was as green as it gets, pack your bags for a cruise to New Zealand and see why this beautiful island country should earn the name Emerald Isle as well.

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19
Mar 2014

Spectacular Scenic Cruising in the Fjords of Norway

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A colorful village on Hardangerfjord, courtesy of Liz Lewis.
A colorful village on Hardangerfjord, courtesy of Liz Lewis.

When travelers book a cruise to Norway, they know they’ll be in for some spectacular scenic cruising.
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18
Mar 2014
The beautiful greenery shows that Alaska is more than snow and ice. Photo courtesy of guest Kristine Anderson.
The beautiful greenery shows that Alaska is more than snow and ice. Photo courtesy of guest Kristine Anderson.

If you want to tick off a “must-do” travel experience, take an Alaska cruise that features scenic cruising in Glacier Bay.
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17
Mar 2014

Cruise Diary: Scenic Cruising in the Chilean Fjords

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Chile's gorgeous Amalia Glacier on the edge of the Sarmiento Channel.
Chile's gorgeous Amalia Glacier on the edge of the Sarmiento Channel.

In addition to wonderful ports of call on a cruise vacation, another special part of taking a cruise is the ability to reach parts of the world that would otherwise be nearly impossible, if not totally impossible, to reach by car, plane or on foot.

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6
Mar 2014

Postcards from Alaska

Submitted by: HAL Destinations Team
Up close at Tracy Arm by Csaba Desvari, Oosterdam's culinary operations manager.
Up close at Tracy Arm by Csaba Desvari, Oosterdam's culinary operations manager.

You’ve read it before, you’ve heard it touted several times and yes, it’s true … Alaska is one of the most beautiful places on earth with so much to offer. Alaska is full of wonder, and if you’re looking for a cruise destination that has it all, pack your bags and join Holland America Line this summer on a once-in-a-lifetime cruise to The Last Frontier.
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