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Cruise Diary: That’s Entertainment

Cruise Diary: That’s Entertainment

Dr. Deborah Wheeler is a travel writer who was on board Zaandam and sent in posts from her cruise. The music on board our 21-day Hawaii and Mexico Collector’s Voyage was both interesting and great fun. We enjoyed a string quartet, a guitarist, a piano man and his trio, a live band, and several musical…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cooking Demonstration Provides Guests with a Taste of Indonesia

Cooking Demonstration Provides Guests with a Taste of Indonesia

Rotterdam is currently on its way to Indonesia. But before we arrive at that wonderful country, Pinnacle Grill Stewards Ria and Lelik held a cooking demonstration for our guests. They made Nasi Goreng and Sambal, a traditional dish from their homeland Indonesia, in the Culinary Arts Center. Enjoy! Martijn van Winden Pinnacle Grill Manager ms…   read more of “Cooking…”

Volendam Welcomes the Year of the Snake

Volendam Welcomes the Year of the Snake

Guests on board Volendam got a special treat organized by the ship’s entertainment department — a Chinese New Year celebration! This is the year of the snake so the props and decorations were fitting to this theme. Here are some photos of the festive night!

Digital Workshop: Microsoft Reimagines Paint

Digital Workshop: Microsoft Reimagines Paint

Special thanks to Techspert Trevor who posted this on HAL’s Digital Workshop blog. Van Gogh used “Paint as Paint”, meaning he not only expressed the way he saw things in his art but he was very topographical with his medium! With globs of paint straight from the tube on the canvas, he created thick layered…   read more of “Digital Workshop:…”

Chocolate Demonstration by Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres

Chocolate Demonstration by Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres

Culinary Council Member Jacques Torres sailed on Eurodam last week and he delighted guests with a cooking demonstration in the Culinary Arts Center that showed off his expert skills as one of the world’s most renowned chocolatiers. Party Planner Anaise Brown assisted Torres during the demonstration.

Cruise Diary: at Sea and Vanuatu

Cruise Diary: at Sea and Vanuatu

Journalist Ruth Taber is on board Oosterdam and sending in blog posts during her cruise. Enjoy! Monday morning – January 28, 2013 – on board the Oosterdam – more than half way on our voyage from Sydney to New Caledonia. We’ve “enjoyed” a tropical storm that worked its way down Australia – spreading rain and…   read more of “Cruise Diary: at…”