Aboard Rotterdam. The island nation of Trinidad and Tobago is a big question mark for a lot of travelers. It’s one of the southernmost locations in the Caribbean, sitting just off the coast of South America. Our stop in Trinidad was at Port of Spain. It’s a busy, bustling city, unlike any other that we’ve… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
The first episode of season two of “Herrie aan de Horizon” aired yesterday on Dutch television. It’s a reality program starring Chef Herman den Blijker, and parts oif it were shot aboard Westerdam. Even if you don’t understand Dutch, it’s fun to watch and it’s in high-definition, so it’s also a pleasure to see. To… read more of “Holland America on…”
Westerdam is the set for a new series of the Dutch television program “Herrie aan de Horizon.” In this show popular Rotterdam Master Chef Herman den Blijker is looking for a new hobby chef. Participants have to work in couples for several challenges. After each show one of the participants has to leave the ship…. read more of “Westerdam to Appear…”
Doreen Paine sent us links to two photo albums from recent Holland America Line cruises with her family on Eurodam and Amsterdam: Our blog can be reached at: http://familypaine.spaces.live.com We also have a blog of our Asia/Australia Grand Voyage from Sept. through Nov. 2008 at http://doreenchris.spaces.live.com/default.aspx We really enjoyed both trips and cannot wait to… read more of “Paine Family Photo…”
Maasdam’s Beverage Manager Hans sent us this post about their wonderful donation in St. Lucia. In a combination of efforts by Crew Purser Geene, 1st Engineer Bart, Environmental Officer Robbie and myself, ms Maasdam recently donated 105 deck chairs to various churches and orphanages in Castries, St. Lucia. Teamwork and great strength were demonstrated by… read more of “Maasdam Donates…”
Kim Farkas of Las Vegas, Nev., sent us these photos from her cruises on ms Amsterdam from San Diego to Valparaiso during November and December 2008, and on ms Westerdam in the western Caribbean in March. Captain Everson. The Neptune ceremony.
Hi, I wanted to say how much I have been enjoying the Holland America Blog, especially by following updates on Twitter. I also wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our recent cruise on the Westerdam (Southern Caribbean, April 5 – 12). It had been six years since our last cruise and we… read more of “Kudos to…”
Here is a picture from my recent trip on ms Westerdam to Half Moon Cay. It looks postcard perfect! I truly loved Half Moon Cay and felt like I was in paradise!!! Deb Gillespie