Holland America Line’s Jocelyn Wu, special events coordinator – public relations, just disembarked ms Noordam with a group of journalists. She and many of the writers chronicled their cruise through the Mediterranean on Facebook and Twitter through fabulous photos and fun captions. Journalist Gail Jennsen was onboard writing a story for Avid Cruiser and she’s… read more of “Lookbook: Cruise…”
Tag: Around the Ship
Here are some photos of Nordam with my new wide-angle lens.
Prinsendam’s fun loving and always a barrel of good times Explorations Team celebrated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in royal style! Odir Rodriguez is Prinsendam’s human resources manager.
Day 99, April 14: We had been to Ajaccio, Corsica, a lovely island that is a part of France, a few years ago during a Mediterranean cruise, so at a call there during our 112-day Grand World Voyage on the Amsterdam, Humberto, Duffy (our bear that went around the world) and I decided to do… read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”
During the past weeks, I have been approached by numerous guests, all asking the same question, ‘will we get into the Falklands’? It seems that previously, on every occasion they have tried, the call has been canceled, usually due to weather. Even some of our guests who are regular Grand World voyagers have missed it,… read more of “Around the World…”
Days 9-10 – Jan. 14-15 – At Sea. On the morning of January 14, the words of novelist John Steinbeck “A journey is like a marriage – the only way to go wrong is to think you can control it” rang through my mind. So many things can interfere with a journey including, but not… read more of “Cruise Diary: Two…”
Freelance travel writer Georgina Cruz and her husband Humberto are currently sailing on Amsterdam’s 112-day Grand World Voyage and will be sending in cruise diaries throughout their time on board. She has logged 174 voyages to all seven continents and visited more than 100 countries. Enjoy! Day 7 – Jan. 12, 2012 So we have… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
In Argostoli, Greece, we were blessed with a visit from the town’s Vice Mayor who brought several Argostoli dignitaries with him. The Captain gave them a warm Nieuw Amsterdam welcome in the Crow’s Nest with some beverages and canapés, followed by a tour of the ship including a visit to the Navigation Bridge and ended… read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”