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Digital Workshop: Must-Have Apps

Digital Workshop: Must-Have Apps

Special thanks to Veendam’s techspert Aiden who posted this on Hal’s Digital Workshop blog. Hello again, this is Aiden the Techspert checking in from Northeast Canada. Your Windows 8 machine comes preloaded with some great apps like Mail, Calendar, SkyDrive and Maps. Once you get familiar with these there are a few must-have apps. There…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Cruise Diary: Crossing the Equator

Cruise Diary: Crossing the Equator

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 leaving Nuku Hiva we were at sea for six days. Three of the six days included time changes to get us back onto San Diego time. My phone worked…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Digital Workshop: Stay Safe with Windows 8

Digital Workshop: Stay Safe with Windows 8

Special thanks to Veendam’s techspert Aiden who posted this on Hal’s Digital Workshop blog. Hello, this is Techspert Aiden writing to you from sunny Halifax, Nova Scotia. The first step in protecting any computer is to put a password on your device. With Windows 8 there are three different options to keep you safe. Below…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

On Location: Belly Dancing on Noordam

On Location: Belly Dancing on Noordam

Lorna Gow just returned from a 12-day cruise on Noordam as a belly dancer with our On Location program. Read about her experience below. To see more of her cruise click here. What a beautiful Island! I flew into Rhodes in the afternoon. I was collected at the airport and taken to the hotel that…   read more of “On Location: Belly…”

On Location: Teaching Belly Dancing on Noordam

On Location: Teaching Belly Dancing on Noordam

Belly Dancer Lorna Gow sailed on Noordam as part of the line’s On Location enrichment program. She blogged about her experience and shared it with us. Here’s her first entry. Thanks, Lorna! So, my ‘normal’ job is that of a bellydancer on the Nile, Cairo. Granted there are perhaps few that would call this ‘normal’…   read more of “On Location:…”

Dancing with the Stars Cast Soaks up the Sun at Half Moon Cay

Dancing with the Stars Cast Soaks up the Sun at Half Moon Cay

Half Moon Cay was recently visited by some of the cast members from Dancing with the Stars: at Sea. Here are some great photos of Lacey Schwimmer, Sabrina Bryant, Joey Fatone and Mark Ballas dancing and fooling around on the beautiful white sand beach!

Digital Workshop: Announcing The New Digital Workshops Powered by Windows

Digital Workshop: Announcing The New Digital Workshops Powered by Windows

Special thanks to Nieuw Amsterdam’s techspert Frank Barcelona who posted this on Hal’s Digital Workshop blog. In case you have not heard, we are updating all of our Digital Workshops powered by Windows. On your next Holland America cruise you will be treated to new Sony all-in-one computers with Windows 8 and 20” touchscreens. Most…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Photo Diary: Dancing with the Stars at Sea

Photo Diary: Dancing with the Stars at Sea

Thanks to guest Keith Larby for sharing some photos of Dancing with the Stars at Sea taken on his recent Ryndam cruise! We’ll be featuring more of Keith’s photos in posts to come, so stay tuned. Or to see more of Keith’s photography visit his website: www.akphotos.co.uk.