Guest Chef Zac Young recently sailed on Rotterdam as part of our Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine program. Chef Young is the pastry chef at David Burke Kitchen restaurant, owned by Culinary Council Member David Burke. During the voyage he was accompanied by Eric See, the former Pastry Chef at Salumi…. read more of “Recipe: Chef Zac…”
Special thanks to Rotterdam’s Techspert John Robertsa who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Many Digital Workshop participants have told me how excited they are about the new People app in Windows 8 and how it can help someone to stay connected with their favorite social media services such as Facebook and Twitter. For… read more of “Ditigal Workshop:…”
Special thanks to Zaandam’s Techspert Trisha who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Guess what?! Right now Holland America’s ships are all receiving and installing new machines for our guests to play with to help you learn this fun new Windows 8 operating system and the apps it contains. Fun?! You better believe it!… read more of “Digital Workshop:…”
Thanks to guest Scott Lara who recently sailed on Eurodam and sent in more fun photos from his cruise! No wonder why Half Moon Cay has been voted number one private island by Porthole Magazine year after year! The white sand, the incredible blue water, the great water sports and even horses that take you… read more of “Postcards from a…”
Thanks to guest Scott Lara who recently sailed on Eurodam and sent in this delicious photo! Which apple treat would you choose?
Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband cruised again with HAL, this time on Zaandam’s 21-Day Collectors’ Voyage to Mexico and Hawaii. Sharon chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. February 28, 2013 One of the benefits of becoming a 5-Star Mariner is receiving an invitation for “The Pinnacle Grill Hands-on Cooking Class and… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Project Linus continues on the 2013 Grand World Voyage. The project provides new, handmade blankets, afghans and hats to children who are seriously ill, traumatised or otherwise in need. David Coleman has continued the project, which was organised by Anna Lewis of Seattle during the 2012 GWV. I am seen here with David, receiving a… read more of “Captain’s…”
Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be chronicling their cruising experience for us on the blog. The cruise we’re currently on is named “Spanish Serenade.” Beside the call at Casablanca, we will only visit Spanish ports. Some people still think that a cruise is… read more of “Cruise Diary: Day…”