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DBA’s Cruise Diary: Embarkation

DBA’s Cruise Diary: Embarkation

DBA, our favorite HAL employee and blogger, is on board Nieuw Amsterdam and will be blogging from the ship during his cruise. To check out his blog, visit www.dutchbyassociation.com. Enjoy the posts! After spending nearly 48 hours awake on 3/18 and 3/19 between work on Friday and flying a huge portion of the day on…   read more of “DBA’s Cruise…”

Cruise Diary: The Last Moments Spent on Maasdam

Cruise Diary: The Last Moments Spent on Maasdam

This is the last blog from Maasdam. All good things have to come to an end. We had a fantastic cruise, seen great places. Looking forward to write my next blogs on our planned European cruise September/October.

The Art of a Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise

The Art of a Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise

Journalist Linda Coffman recently sailed on Nieuw Amsterdam and documented her impression of the ship’s captivating artwork. Every ship in the Holland America Line fleet is graced with a priceless art collection and Nieuw Amsterdam is no different, with artwork honoring the historic glamour of New York City, which was originally named Nieuw Amsterdam by…   read more of “The Art of a Nieuw…”

Cabana Living on Nieuw Amsterdam

Cabana Living on Nieuw Amsterdam

Of all the areas on the Nieuw Amsterdam, the Cabana Club was by far our favorite, as well as the favorite area of everyone who rented one for either the week or day. It was a place to call your own, a place to make close friends for years to come. You could talk, read,…   read more of “Cabana Living on…”

Learn New Skills Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Learn New Skills Aboard Nieuw Amsterdam

Journalist Linda Coffman recently sailed on Nieuw Amsterdam and got the inside scoop on the Digital Workshop and Culinary Arts Center on board the ship. Digital Workshop Introduced several years ago by Holland America, the Digital Workshop, which focuses on using Microsoft Windows programs, offers classes in everything from selecting the right computer to transferring…   read more of “Learn New Skills…”

A Look Inside Nieuw Amsterdam’s Tamarind

A Look Inside Nieuw Amsterdam’s Tamarind

HAL guest and blog fan Suzanne shared more great photos with us, this time of Nieuw Amsterdam’s Silk Den lounge with panoramic views overlooking the ocean and the pan-Asian restaurant Tamarind. Enjoy! You must have a million images of the Tamarind Restaurant but it was one of my favorite areas of the ship, not to…   read more of “A Look Inside Nieuw…”