HAL guest Patricia Sinay submitted this informative post for all those HAL cruisers with questions about cruising with children. Thanks, Patricia! Why cruise with children? This cruise, on board ms Oosterdam from April 9-16, along the Mexican Riviera was our second cruise. Both cruises have been with children and with Holland America Line. On our… read more of “A…”
Thanks to HAL guest Adrienne Murphy for sending us this note and photos of her recent cruise. Here are some pictures from my recent Mexican Rivera cruise on the beautiful Oosterdam! I’ve been reading the blog for a while now and I’ve noticed that it’s rare to see content on a cruise from a teen’s… read more of “Having a Blast on…”
Bring along a few crayons and stickers to the dining room and young kids will stay occupied for the entire dining experience with paper menus and special kid-friendly food provided. Each dinner begins with a large fruit plate and main course options including hamburgers, chicken strips and french fries. Desserts such as ice cream or… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Thank you to HAL guests Kathy and Don for sending us these great photos of their recent cruise on Oosterdam. Looks like they had a fun time. Enjoy!
Nancy Moen and Chuck Velte exchanged vows on board Oosterdam March 7. After disembarking from ms Oosterdam and waiting for our flights home, Chuck and I met excited travelers just arriving in San Diego for their cruises. We assured a first-time sailor that her voyage would be a week to savor. We hope all sailing… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
These photos were taken ‘Over the Side’ today while the Rotterdam was visiting Tabuaeran (Fanning Island) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Best Regards, Jonathan Bailey Safety, Environmental & Health Officer Ms Rotterdam
Nancy Moen and Chuck Velte exchanged vows on board Oosterdam March 7. Nancy will continue to update us on their wedding at sea and festivities throughout their voyage. Evenings at sea end with a view of the setting sun that rivals a Henri Matisse painting. Chuck and I enjoyed the daily show of color from… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Nancy Moen and Chuck Velte exchanged vows on board the Oosterdam March 7. Nancy will continue to update us on their wedding at sea and festivities throughout their voyage. Even on a ship, emergencies happen. Chuck lost a temporary tooth cap Tuesday morning, so we were off to the Oosterdam medical center to see Dr…. read more of “Cruise Diary:…”