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Cruise Diary: Sicily, Italy

Cruise Diary: Sicily, Italy

Five-Star Mariners Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’re catching up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! We had a beautiful day here! The ship was anchored in a bay (Naxos) at the base of the Sicilian city of Taormina (high…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Appreciating the Beauty of Alaska

Appreciating the Beauty of Alaska

Thanks to HAL guest Tina Moser for sharing with us her experience aboard Westerdam while cruising in Alaska and the Yukon. The ms Westerdam and her crew were top notch. They truly made us feel like family. And Alaska? Simply breathtaking! — Tina Moset

Cruise Diary: Fanning Island

Cruise Diary: Fanning Island

Guest Lynda Gavigan Halttunen and her husband Don sent us several great posts from their 30-day South Pacific cruise on Westerdam. Enjoy “cruising” with them! After crossing the International Date Line we stopped at Tabuaeran, Fanning Island. This Island is the land that time forgot. No running water, no electricity, no cars, no gas stations,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Photo Diary: Dessert Extravaganza

Photo Diary: Dessert Extravaganza

Thanks to guest Keith Larby for sending us some photos of the Dessert Extravaganza aboard Ryndam. If you enjoy Keith’s photography make sure to check out his website: www.akphotos.co.uk.

Getting Married on an Alaska Cruise

Getting Married on an Alaska Cruise

Love was in the air as this lovely couple celebrated their wedding on an Alaska cruise. Thanks to Oscar and Sylvia for capturing these sweet moments! These photos are from my sisters wedding, which was on the Alaskan cruise in 2007. — Oscar and Sylvia

Getting Close to the Beauty of Alaska

Getting Close to the Beauty of Alaska

Thanks to Pat and Stacy Block for sharing these stunning photos of the Alaska glaciers from their voyage. Here are a couple pics of the wonderful Alaskan cruise we had on Holland America a few years ago. It was the best vacation we’ve ever had! Pictures could never capture the beauty of Alaska. We especially…   read more of “Getting Close to…”

Doing Good in Hamilton

Doing Good in Hamilton

Thanks to Prinsendam’s human resources manager Angel George for sharing with us the accomplishments garnered by his team’s charitable efforts on their Grand Mediterranean Voyage. When arriving at our port of call in Hamilton, Bermuda, on May 14, the Prinsendam crew under the direction of Culinary Art Center Host Annette Gonzalez had the privilege of visiting Tomorrow’s…   read more of “Doing Good in…”

Bear-y Close Wildlife in Neets Bay, Alaska

Bear-y Close Wildlife in Neets Bay, Alaska

Here is a bear behind! This one was just feet away when I first saw it. I don’t know who was more startled, him or me. Jonathan Bailey was Amsterdam’s safety, environmental and health officer when this was taken. He is now on Rotterdam.