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Chris Dikman’s Cruise Diary: Tamarind Restaurant Review

Chris Dikman’s Cruise Diary: Tamarind Restaurant Review

Travel Journalist and co-creator of CruiseReport.com Chris Dikman is currently sailing on Nieuw Amsterdam and will be sending in cruise diaries during his voyage. Cruise ship dining is evolving. Gone are the days of eating in the same dining room each evening with the same group of folks. Unless, of course, you choose to. Modern…   read more of “Chris…”

Cruise Diary: Le Cirque at the Pinnacle Grill

Cruise Diary: Le Cirque at the Pinnacle Grill

The Pinnacle Grill is my favorite restaurant on Holland America ships and now it is offering something new called Le Cirque at the Pinnacle Grill. It’s so new, in fact, that when I recently made my reservation for the dinner on ms Ryndam, it was only the second time the ship had offered it. The…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Le…”

Ryndam Hosts Top Chef Contestant

Ryndam Hosts Top Chef Contestant

The Ryndam had a special guest from the popular television series “Top Chef” come on board and wow everyone with his humor and cooking techniques. Fabio Viviani, a contestant from season six of Top Chef, and Ms. April Oreta whipped up some fun for our guests. Verlie Nelson is Ryndam’s human resources manager.

Cruise Diary: The Eggs Benedict Dilemma

Cruise Diary: The Eggs Benedict Dilemma

Florida-based travel writer and photographer Timothy O’Keefe was on board Maasdam for the ship’s 35-day Caribbean Voyage with his wife Linda, and he blogged about his cruise experience. To read Timothy’s previous and future posts, visit his Travels With Tim O’Keefe blog here. How many different kinds of Eggs Benedict can you name? Eggs Benedict…   read more of “Cruise Diary: The…”