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Cruise Diary: Meet Veendam’s Personal Trainer Barbara

Cruise Diary: Meet Veendam’s Personal Trainer Barbara

Carsten Korch, Chief Editor and Founder of Peru this Week, 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! Meet Barbara Przybys, personal trainer on board ms Veendam, born in Poland in 1983….   read more of “Cruise Diary: Meet…”

Captain’s Log: Manta and At Sea

Captain’s Log: Manta and At Sea

11th January. Manta, Ecuador: We crept into the port at 0400, ‘crept’ because most, if not all of our guests were still sleeping and I needed to avoid waking them with the vibration of the bow thrust. Approximately 20 of our guests were leaving us here and flying to the Galapagos Islands, hence the need…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Boi Bumba Festival Celebrates Brazilian Folklore

Boi Bumba Festival Celebrates Brazilian Folklore

Mariner Victoria Morgan sent in these fun pictures from the Boi Bumba Festival aboard Prinsendam‘s recent Amazon Explorer Cruise. Thanks Victoria! Here are a couple of photos from the Boi Bumba Festival Show. The entertainers showed so much energy and the costumes were fantastic. — Victoria Morgan, Mariner

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:…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Gets Award for ‘World’s Largest Cruise Sale’ Map

Nieuw Amsterdam Gets Award for ‘World’s Largest Cruise Sale’ Map

Special thanks to HAL’s Mike Conroy, CTC, manager of onboard sales, for submitting this post. Charles J. Dunwoody, CTC, senior director of national accounts, recently presented the 2012 World’s Largest Cruise Sale Creativity and Team Building plaque to Nieuw Amsterdam’s captain, hotel director and future cruise consultants. They won the award for their world map…   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”