The Culinary Arts Center demo was followed by a Behind the Scenes Galley Tour with our Executive Chef Troy Wastell. On board we have 97 chefs, two butchers and seven pastry chefs.
This fabulous post was sent in by Laicie Laufman, Prinsendam’s librarian. Honningsvag/Nordkapp, Norway Highlight of Visit: Conquering the extremely challenging 2 ½ hr/33km bike trek up to the North Cape from the port of Honningsvag. As I reached the very top I was overcome with a sense of pride and satisfaction. Some of my colleagues… read more of “Biking to the Top…”
For Tania Lewis, being a Glacier Bay wildlife biologist is anything but a dull occupation. Lewis sees bears on a daily basis as they travel up and down the shoreline looking for food as they walk. That will grab your attention. Lewis also says that in her studies of these majestic animals, life for a… read more of “Glacier Bay…”
If you want to have fun in Ocho Rios Jamaica, pay a visit to Dolphin Cove resort. You will have the chance to swim with Betta. You will ask yourself who is Betta? She is an amazing dolphin. The instructor told us that she can move her eyes separately as well as look in different… read more of “Explorer’s…”
Kusadasi, Turkey As with most of the ports on this cruise, the approach to Kusadasi gave a breathtaking view, especially because the sun had just begun rising over the mountains, sending bright rays all over the city. We took a tour to the house of the Virgin Mary and along the way the guide gave… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Chef Herve Laurent is the guest chef for the Culinary Arts Center program this cruise. For his demonstration he made a salmon dish with vegetables. Perfect for an Alaska cruise! SALMON PAIRINGS Servings: 10 people INGREDIENTS: 1 Salmon filet Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Shallots 1 cup Washington red wine 1/2 cup Maple sirup 50… read more of “iPhone iBlog:…”
Here are a few photos from Statendam’s Filipino Independence Day Celebrations. Enjoy!
Thanks to Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, for the following photos from a recent Volendam trip. These photos, captured on the recent May sailing from Japan to Canada, show two of the Volendam crew members wearing their new Russian hats (the hottest selling crew item I have ever seen) and Lenin ‘pointing’… read more of “From Russia With…”