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Digital Workshop: Soaked Digital Camera? Uncooked Rice May Help

Digital Workshop: Soaked Digital Camera? Uncooked Rice May Help

Special thanks to Statendam’s techspert Ricah who posted this on Hal’s Digital Workshop blog. Techspert Ricah here on the beautiful and elegant ms Statendam. With its epic size and scale Alaska is a great subject for taking beautiful pictures. That being said, guests frequently have to deal with changing weather and rain. Today I thought…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Cruise Diary: Glacier Bay On Location

Cruise Diary: Glacier Bay On Location

Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and will be sharing her adventure with us. Well, we’re here, but fogged in. Here’s where HAL’s On Location programming really saves the day’s expectations. The enrichment activities covered the 5 senses, starting with the National Park Rangers…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Digital Workshop: Must-Have Apps

Digital Workshop: Must-Have Apps

Special thanks to Veendam’s techspert Aiden who posted this on Hal’s Digital Workshop blog. Hello again, this is Aiden the Techspert checking in from Northeast Canada. Your Windows 8 machine comes preloaded with some great apps like Mail, Calendar, SkyDrive and Maps. Once you get familiar with these there are a few must-have apps. There…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

On Location: Bringing my Local Band

On Location: Bringing my Local Band

Belly Dancer Lorna Gow sailed on Noordam as part of the line’s On Location enrichment program. She blogged about her experience and shared it with us. Here’s her first entry. Thanks, Lorna! The longest journey ever between Cairo and Alexandria! So, to recap the cruise story so far. I flew to Rhodes, via Athens. I…   read more of “On Location:…”

Cruise Diary: Crossing the Equator

Cruise Diary: Crossing the Equator

Guest Lynda Gavigan Halttunen and her husband Don sent us several great posts from their 30-day South Pacific cruise on Westerdam. Enjoy “cruising” with them! After leaving Nuku Hiva we were at sea for six days. Three of the six days included time changes to get us back onto San Diego time. My phone worked…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Guest Wins $75,000 Bingo Jackpot!

Guest Wins $75,000 Bingo Jackpot!

Talk about good luck! Congrats to Veendam guest Lori I. who recently won $75,000 during an onboard game of Bingo. If you’re a fan of the game, be sure to check the daily program when you get on board so you can check Bingo times and locations. If you win, send us your celebratory photo:…   read more of “Guest Wins $75,000…”

Digital Workshop: Searching in Windows 8

Digital Workshop: Searching in Windows 8

Special thanks to Zuiderdam’s Techspert Krista who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Today I wanted to share some hints about searching in Windows 8. I loved searching in Windows 7. It was a fast and easy way to find anything I needed. Searching in Windows 8 is a little different, but just as…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”