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‘Flower Power’ Night on Amsterdam

‘Flower Power’ Night on Amsterdam

Amsterdam‘s Flower Power night provided a fun flashback to the lovin’ hippie days. Here are some photos of the staff and dining room ready for the night’s festivities.

Statendam’s Grand Buffet

Statendam’s Grand Buffet

Last month, Statendam hosted a grand buffet. Our guests were treated to a wonderful display of food and were delighted to find that it tasted just as good as it looked. Many of our guests appeared to be more than satisfied with the event, which took the food production team and dining room staff several…   read more of “Statendam’s…”

Prinsendam’s New Canaletto Restaurant and Wintergarden

Prinsendam’s New Canaletto Restaurant and Wintergarden

Last month, Prinsendam underwent a bit of a restyling during a 14-day drydock in Freeport, Bahamas. The big enhancements include the addition of Canaletto, HAL’s casual Italian restaurant, as well as an enclosed Wintergarden. The award-winning Canaletto is located in the Wintergarden, which is adjacent to the Lido dining area. With the addition of the…   read more of “Prinsendam’s…”

Cruise Diary: Pinnacle Grill

Cruise Diary: Pinnacle Grill

Dr. Deborah Wheeler is a travel writer who currently is on board Zaandam and will be sending in blog posts from her cruise. The Pinnacle Grill provided a wonderful alternative to the main dining room on our first formal evening. The food was excellent, the presentation impressive, and the service impeccable. The beef skewers we…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Melbourne, Australia

Cruise Diary: Melbourne, Australia

Guest Sharon Johnson and her husband were on Volendam for the trans-Pacific voyage to Sydney and the circumnavigation of Australia for 55 days. Enjoy this post and photos from their call at Melbourne, Australia. We docked at the Port of Melbourne and decided to wander around the city using hop-on-off transportation. Melbourne is a 20-minute…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Visiting Buenos Aires and Montevideo

Cruise Diary: Visiting Buenos Aires and Montevideo

Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Living in Peru, is currently sailing aboard Veendam’s 21-Day South America and Antarctica Holiday Voyage with his family. While aboard the ship he will chronicle his cruising experience for us on the blog. Enjoy! December 24-25, 2012: Buenos Aires was HOT – 37 degrees celsius, so we needed…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”