In observance of the U.S. national holiday Memorial Day, we will not be posting today. We will return tomorrow with more great Holland America Blog content.
Special thanks to HAL guest Lauren Allen for sharing this photo of her daughter from a Statendam Mexican Riviera sailing in 2000. This photo is of our daughter Zaide when she participated in a tour of the bridge with Club HAL. She was 5 years old and this was such a memorable trip. We took… read more of “Spotted: Club HAL…”
May 2009: ms Veendam’s significant transformation completes the latest Signature of Excellence enhancements. The upgrades feature the addition of the Retreat, Canaletto restaurant, Mix, Showroom at Sea, Lanai staterooms and additional Verandah staterooms.
Special thanks to Christopher McMullin for sharing these photos from his recent Alaska cruise aboard Westerdam. During this Westerdam cruise we visited Glacier Bay, Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victoria. The food was phenomenal, you can eat as much as you want. The crew is so kind and accommodating to all of your needs. It was… read more of “Westerdam Postcards…”
Fresh Dutch Asparagus is popular in Europe and quite delicious. I love fresh asparagus. It’s tasty and delicious. In Europe we eat it with ham, smoked salmon and Hollandaise sauce! Very fresh tender asparagus can be eaten raw and used in salads or serve chilled with a vegetable dip. On board Holland America Line ships… read more of “Rudi’s…”
Here are pictures of the latest addition to Eurodam’s Crew Bar — a new pool table! We received the final pieces upon our arrival to Madeira. The first game and table commissioning was hosted by Captain Jeroen van Donselaar and Assistant Culinary Operations Manager Paul Kerr. Since the commissioning it has been non-stop games! The… read more of “New Pool Table for…”
Congratulations to HAL Cats Band Leader Tim Daugherty for winning Ryndam’s recent Biggest Loser competition! Ray is Ryndam’s Human Resources Clerk.
Here are ms Rotterdam postcards, taken in beautiful Bergen, Norway. Enjoy!