Holland America Line

Culinary Walk in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

May 3, 2017

While sailing on Holland America’s 7-Day Canada and New England Discovery cruise last September, we visited Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. I took the 3.5-hour-long Taste of Charlottetown Culinary Walk, one of the shore excursions offered by Holland America Line. The tour began with a walk along the waterfront where our cruise ship was docked. Our local guide began […]

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Visiting Baddeck and the Alexander Graham Bell Museum from Sydney, Cape Breton Island

May 2, 2017

Last September when we sailed on Holland America’s 7-Day Canada and New England Discovery cruise on the ms Rotterdam, we visited Sydney on Cape Breton Island. This cruise port is famous for having the world’s largest fiddle. (Look close and you can see it in the photo above.) Sydney is a relatively small town that […]

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A Look Inside a Wheelchair Accessible Stateroom on Holland America’s Rotterdam Cruise Ship

September 24, 2016

When we booked an inside guarantee stateroom on Holland America’s 7-Day Canada and New England Discovery cruise on the ms Rotterdam, we had low expectations for our cabin. We booked our cruise only five days before its departure, in the lowest category, which meant we were purchasing the potentially least-desirable accommodations on the ship. Two […]

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A 7-Day Canada and New England Cruise on Holland America’s ms Rotterdam

September 7, 2016

This week we are enjoying a 7-Day Canada and New England Discovery cruise on Holland America Line’s ms Rotterdam. While we plan and book most of our cruises well in advance of departure, this cruise was a last-minute, spontaneous purchase. Five days before departure, we canceled our Labor Day plans in Washington, DC, and then […]

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