Skip To Content
- Blog -
Topic Search

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The London Eye

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The London Eye

The London Eye is one of many landmarks in London. While our ships don’t really call in London, you can get there from some of our port calls and I have had the opportunity to visit several times. I cannot wait to go back. Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms Zaandam

Cruise Diary: First Stop in Amazon – Devil’s Island, French Guiana

Cruise Diary: First Stop in Amazon – Devil’s Island, French Guiana

HAL blogger Gary Frink currently is sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. Enjoy! The three Iles de Salut (ironically, islands of health or salvation, depending on your interpretation) were part of the French Guiana prison system France maintained for…   read more of “Cruise Diary: First…”

Officers Happily Celebrate Graduation

Officers Happily Celebrate Graduation

Here are Ryndam’s deck officers celebrating their graduation from HAL University. Congrats! Brandi Johnson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.

Cruise Diary: In St. Lucia

Cruise Diary: In St. Lucia

HAL blogger Gary Frink is currently sailing on board Prinsendam’s 24-day Amazon River and Caribbean adventure and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout his time on board. When it rains in St. Lucia, it rains very, very hard. Jeanne and I travel with yellow, thigh length, rubberized slickers; they were needed today. Our goal,…   read more of “Cruise Diary: In…”

Happy Birthday, Captain van Donselaar!

Happy Birthday, Captain van Donselaar!

Today is Captain van Donselaar’s birthday. The deck department got together to personally arrange his birthday cake themselves — that is make it and bake it! They traded in their nautical caps for chef hats and took over the pastry shop, putting their pastry skills to work. To celebrate Captain van Donselaar’s birthday and love…   read more of “Happy Birthday,…”