Kids had a unique opportunity to cook with Ryndam’s Guest Chef Fabio in mid-November. Fabio from “Top Chef” was amazing with the kids, and they had a blast making cheesy pretzels.
When we decided to cruise out of Tampa on ms Ryndam, I hoped to lean more about the Mayans, so we signed up for shore excursions that I thought might give as a good picture of that culture. We were not disappointed. In Belize we went on the Mayan Palaces of Cahal Pech tour and… read more of “Jan’s Cruise…”
I have been on many Holland America cruises and find that I get into a routine on some of the activities. One of those is the food. I go to the dining room for dinner most of the time. On this two-week cruise on ms Ryndam there seems to be more options for food, or… read more of “Julie’s Cruise…”
We were in port in Mahogany Bay on Roatan Island, Honduras, on Thanksgiving and found these cute birds on a tour. Since they were not turkeys, they had nothing to fear that day. Carnival Corp. built the new welcome center and docking faculties at Mahogany Bay.
Seven days on a Holland America Line ship is never enough, so when my daughter and I decided we wanted to cruise the Caribbean we looked for a cruise of at least 10 days, preferably 14. What we decided on was a Collector’s Voyage out of Tampa. It’s back-to-back seven-day cruises on ms Ryndam with… read more of “Jan &…”
In March 2011 we will be joining friends we met aboard the Westerdam in 2001 to sail the Eastern Caribbean on the ms Eurodam. It is a highly anticipated cruise for all of us. My husband and I sailed on the ms Ryndam in April 2010, a 21-day Panama Canal Cruise to celebrate our 50th… read more of “Accolades from HAL…”
Cadet Harm demonstrating the ships life saving equipment! Your safety is the deck department’s primary concern!! Verlie Nelson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.
Trafalgar Night Dinners are a long standing naval tradition. They are held every year in honor of Lord Nelson, and this tradition celebrates his victory over the French and Spanish fleets off the coast of Cadiz in 1803. Verlie Nelson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.