Viv and Jill, editors and co-founders of WaveJourney.com, currently are guests on board Maasdam for an epic journey throughout the South Pacific and Australia/New Zealand regions. During their time on board, they’ll be showcasing their incredible experiences both on board and ashore. Come aboard and see what it’s like to cruise on Maasdam.
The seemingly endless Pacific Coast is the ultimate locale for a week-long Holland America Line cruise, offering beautiful beaches, more than 300 days of sun, mild year-round temperatures, sporty pastimes and iconic cultural landmarks. Our new Pacific Coast itineraries conjure up the perfect recipe for luxury, relaxation and adventure to help you unwind and enjoy . . .READ MORE
Cacinda Maloney of Pointsandtravel.com and her son Diego recently cruised on a Maasdam EXC In-Depth Voyage throughout the South Pacific. Read on to hear Diego’s impressions of the cruise and ship.
Holland America is one of many cruise liners that make a global voyage every year anchoring in ports on every continent on Earth. Despite the fact that so many ocean liners make the same trek, I consider . . .READ MORE
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, New Zealand’s Milford Sound, the imposing volcanoes of Hawaii — all these spectacular natural wonders await on cruises to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. In 2019, Holland America Line is offering a variety of unique itineraries aboard Noordam that showcase the region’s must-visit ports, bucket-list locales and iconic sites. Those looking to delve deeper into the region . . .READ MORE
When you sail to far reaches of the shimmering South Pacific aboard our ships, you leave the routines of everyday life behind for adventures that elevate your travels to a whole new level. Dreamy atolls, blue lagoons, remote villages and virgin rainforests only begin to scratch the surface of the gems in the South Pacific.
Experience the paradise of the region firsthand and enjoy up-close encounters with Polynesian culture and cuisine. Revel in having Tahiti’s soaring volcanic cliffs, the sapphire . . .READ MORE
French Polynesia serves up a bevy of mouthwatering specialties, exotic dishes and delicious delicacies – and one of the best ways to delve into the local island culture is through food. Whether you’re exploring Bora Bora and Moorea or Nuku Hiva and Tahiti, the flavors of these islands are meant to be savored. Here’s our guide on what not to miss when it comes to trying local foods and South Pacific culinary experiences.
Try the region’s many iterations of . . .READ MORE
When you travel to the South Pacific, the travel experiences become as exotic and epic as the locale. Outdoor adventures are in towering virgin rainforests on remote islands, cultural excursions invite you up close to traditional ways of life few ever get to experience and the lagoons offer the kind of bliss that makes you wish you were a professional photographer . . .READ MORE
Overwater bungalows surrounded by bright turquoise water, verdant fern-lined valleys, locals donning blooms of tiare flowers and grass skirts, the strum of a ukulele in the distance. Even if you’ve not yet had the delight of traveling to the storied islands of the South Pacific, the paradise of the region is likely alive in your mind from myriad photos, videos and films. With the blissful South Pacific voyages featured in . . .READ MORE