Holland America Line's fleet of 15 ships offers more than 500 cruises to 354 ports in 98 countries, territories or dependencies only reflects a long history of cruising. Two- to 110-day itineraries visit all seven continents.

This season, enjoy upscale status by embarking from Barcelona or Venice this summer on the new Nieuw Amsterdam from Holland America Cruise Lines. Their newest ship is named for the city of Nieuw Amsterdam founded by the Dutch, and of course, is now known as New York City.

With the on-board Culinary Arts Center, the ship´s chief chef and visiting chefs from 5 star gourmet restaurants will provide cooking classes and demonstrations. When attending, don´t forget the notebook for these once in a lifetime cooking tips.

New York City´s heritage is revived from the 17th Century and hits the spotlight aboard the 5-star 2,104 passenger Nieuw Amsterdam. The ship made its debut on July 4, 2010 and is getting ready to head across the pond. The Nieuw Amsterdam now considered the flagship of a Holland America ship and contains fine dining with crisp linen and Bvlgari china by Rosenthal and offers other expanded restaurant choices.

There are new points of significance aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam appealing to their guests that include a wine-tasting lounge and luxury jewelry boutique. The famed Greenhouse Spa and Salon launches a number of innovative treatments for the guest´s well-being.  There is a massive fitness center with state of the art equipment, so there´s no excuse in burning off those extra calories from any fine dining option.  Families will be thrilled to know that there is an extensive children´s programs including the teens-only club named the Loft that is sure to be a favorite hangout.

For any cruise this summer, only a multi-purpose designer handbag will do. Look towards a Prada to come to the rescue. The authentic Prada shoulder handbag takes on a completely different character by its duel fabrication and boat-like shape. The casual yet elegant bag is out of the durable Prada signature nylon gabardine accentuated with genuine leather trim along corners.

The detailed stitching stands out as quality and its infamous Prada triangle logo is situated on the side of the gorgeous black number. Its stunning giant belt flap closing adds a streetwise edge making it ideal to carry while touring around.

The double leather handles and polished silver-tone hardware complete this stylish pre-owned designer handbag.

The used Prada shoulder bag offers leather-like lining with zip pocket and an ultra spacious interior. Be be up-to-the minute in style and don´t miss a signature-class boat without an authentic Prada shoulder handbag.