For those who are chocolate lovers, you will get pleasure from this — a crew tour was organized in Dunedin, New Zealand, to visit the Cadbury Factory. It was about 20-minute scenic drive from the port to the factory and once inside, you can see the widest selection of Cadbury chocolate. Cadbury’s secret is the… read more of “For You Chocolate…”
This is the final day of our Mexican Riviera cruise aboard ms Oosterdam. Throughout this series of podcasts, we have taken you behind the scenes and into the lives of individuals aboard the ship who all play an integral part into creating memorable experiences for Holland America guests. In this final podcast, Elizabeth and I… read more of “Podcast: Cruising…”
If you can’t read Dutch, you can’t read that last blog post about Jan and Jeanne. Or can you? Today we added a new feature on the blog that can help. In the lower-right column of the landing page, find the word “translate.” Follow the link that takes you to a download page for the… read more of “Can’t Read…”
Holland America cruisers Jan and Jeanne recently created a Web site documenting their 114-day World Cruise aboard ms Amsterdam. The site features a photo gallery of the couple at various ports and shore excursions, in addition to a complete travel itinerary and a journal that they updated daily. Visit Jan and Jeanne’s “Experience of a… read more of “Dutch Couple Uses…”
Tom Plant shared with us this note and photos from the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association’s annual conference earlier this month on Eurodam. We were a group of nearly 30 people from the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA). This was the group’s annual Conference At Sea. Our group is diverse… read more of “Food and Wine…”
Further to my earlier post regarding the Kruzenstern I contacted her master Captain Mikhael Novikov, so that I could share my pictures with him. He has answered me with a very nice e-mail and told me that it was the very first transit of his ship through the canal in the 83 years it has… read more of “Captain’s…”
We had absolutely perfect weather down in Antarctica the entire three days that we were there. It was sunny, with calm seas and cool weather. If people are planing on taking one of our Antarctica trips, they really need to pack for very hot and quite chilling temperatures. We’re experiencing quite warm temps here in… read more of “From Antarctica to…”
Mariner George Holden sent us these photos of his table decorated with tiles from his HAL cruises.