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iPhone iDiary: Visiting Corsica and Barcelona

iPhone iDiary: Visiting Corsica and Barcelona

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is currently sailing on Rotterdam from Piraeus, Greece, to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. All photos were taken with his iPhone 4s.

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Tour in Rome

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Tour in Rome

On Nieuw Amsterdam’s last call at Civitavecchia, 62 of our crew members had the chance to visit Rome for a few hours. A Civitavecchia sightseeing tour by bus was arranged, as well as a few hours of free time for everyone to explore a bit of this beautiful city with so much history. Jaime de…   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”

Beautiful Sunsets Photos, Part 1

Beautiful Sunsets Photos, Part 1

We asked our Facebook fans for their favorite sunset photos, and we got some gorgeous shots. Enjoy! Taken aboard Westerdam on Alaskan inside passage cruise. — John and Mary Lincoski:

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Sydney Opera House

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is one of the most recognizable and iconic buildings in the world. It looks stunning both day and night. No visit to Sydney is complete without a visit to this landmark. Csaba Desvari Culinary Operations Manager ms Volendam

Team Building on Eurodam

Team Building on Eurodam

Front Office Team meetings on the Eurodam are sessions that are conducted in a supportive venue. The Neptune Lounge after hours is an environment that optimizes a focus group setting that facilitates comfort and flexibility for the team. Although some members attended directly from work, the goal is that most are in civilian clothes where…   read more of “Team Building on…”

Cruise Diary: St. George’s, Bermuda

Cruise Diary: St. George’s, Bermuda

HAL Associate Katherine Fletcher, executive office administrative assistant, sailed to Bermuda on Veendam and sent in a couple diary posts about her trip. Enjoy! Despite not being able to anchor in St. George’s, Bermuda, we were still able to take a bus from Hamilton to St. George’s and visit Tobacco Bay Park. We had the…   read more of “Cruise Diary: St….”

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Unspoiled Horizon

Bert’s Beauty Shots: Unspoiled Horizon

The beauty of sailing is for me an unspoiled horizon. Whether there is sun or not, it really doesn’t matter. The sun is a wonderful subject to photograph, however, the sky is as pretty after the sun has set, as you can see in the photo I took earlier this week. Play with shutter-speed and…   read more of “Bert’s Beauty…”