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. What’s your favorite HAL dining experience? Al and I had an awesome meal in the Pinnacle Grill last. The Le Cirque meal was the… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
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Guest Elise is on board Rotterdam with her daughter and sent in this diary from her first day on board. Enjoy! For my 65th birthday, my daughter surprised me with a trip to Norway aboard Rotterdam. It has been years since we took a mother-daughter trip, as my daughter is married now with three young… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Journalist Pat Woods is currently on Oosterdam’s seven-day Alaska Explorer cruise and will be chronicling her journey for us. Pinnacle Grill Having dinner at the Pinnacle Grill on Oosterdam is tableside food theater at its finest. Servers lace lobster bisque with aged cognac, flambé entrees and desserts such as Baked Alaska. Creative chefs go beyond… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Sirio Maccioni, legendary restaurateur and founder of Le Cirque, and his wife Egidiana, recently served as guest chefs on board Noordam to the delight of guests and crew alike. The Maccioni’s hosted two culinary demonstrations in front of a packed audience inside the ship’s Culinary Arts Center where they taught guests how to make Le… read more of “Look Who’s…”
In celebration of Independence Day we donned our red, white, blue and were welcomed by a very patriotic display in the Vista Dining Room. Next, we took part in a galley tour.
After six years working for Holland America Line in Seattle, I am excited to be taking my first real cruise! After a very long and convoluted journey from Seattle to Fort Lauderdale, my husband, Tony, and I boarded the ship and started feeling relaxation setting in almost immediately. We couldn’t resist exploring the ship, but… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
This was the evening Yvon and I had been looking forward to. The new Holland America Line dining experience, Le Cirque. Well, we can tell you all, it was an experience. The taste of the dishes served and the choices offered were, in one word, fantastic. Those who introduced this way of dining on the… read more of “Cruise Diary: Le…”