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Artsy Photo Aboard Maasdam

Artsy Photo Aboard Maasdam

Thanks to passengers Mary Beth and Roger Soper for sending us this picture from their Caribbean cruise aboard Maasdam. This was taken while we were in port at Martinique. What a beautiful 20-year old ship!

Cruising with Mom to Celebrate Special Birthdays

Cruising with Mom to Celebrate Special Birthdays

Thanks to HAL Facebook fan Lynn Neddo for sending us some great pictures with her mother during their Caribbean cruise. Mom (June Neddo) and I went cruising together in December 2009. Ten days in the Caribbean! We celebrated both our birthdays (Dec./Jan.) and had an absolute blast! So glad we got to spend that time…   read more of “Cruising with Mom…”

Staying Afloat at Half Moon Cay

Staying Afloat at Half Moon Cay

Thanks to Westerdam passenger Rob Weber for sharing a photo from his time at Half Moon Cay. March break memories in Half Moon Cay aboard Westerdam. The photo is of my daughter, Hannah.

Special Cruise Memories with HAL

Special Cruise Memories with HAL

Guest Marijane Carlos has sailed with us many times, and she shared some of her special memories. Passing Great Piton Mountain as we sail away from St. Lucia on the Noordam.

Kudos for the Island Magic Steel Band

Kudos for the Island Magic Steel Band

My wife and I were on the last cruise of the Zuiderdam for the Caribbean season from April 8 to April 19. We had the opportunity to attend both concerts of the Island Magic Steel Band. It has been many years since I enjoyed a presentation such as theirs. They are just a phenomenal band…   read more of “Kudos for the…”

Half Moon Cay … A Return To Paradise

Half Moon Cay … A Return To Paradise

Journalist Georgina Cruz recently sailed on Zuiderdam and sent in this great post about her call at Half Moon Cay. Somewhere, the mind knows intuitively, there is an island as easy as Sunday morning, as cool as a tropical fruit sorbet, and as fun as the playgrounds of our youth. Fortunate travelers find it at…   read more of “Half Moon Cay…”

Culinary Wonders Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Culinary Wonders Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Thanks to passenger Fuat Baran who shared with us some amazing photos from a recent Caribbean cruise. The pictures were so good that we decided to make it a three-part series. This first installment is about the culinary wonders aboard Nieuw Amsterdam. Are you hungry yet? Below are some pictures of the delicious pastries offered…   read more of “Culinary Wonders…”