Here’s a delightful way to kick off the Thanksgiving meal. The pumpkin “bowls” can roast while the turkey is resting. Though the traditional jack-o’-lantern variety of pumpkin is fine for the bowls, use any other variety, even butternut squash, for the soup. Mini Pumpkin Soup Bowls
Special thanks to Oosterdam’s Beverage Manager Hans Becker for this post. On the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour, over 50 veterans got together to thank and remember those who served. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky… read more of “Veterans Remembered…”
Special thanks to Westerdam’s Culinary Operations Manager Rico Wessels for this post. The Westerdam just completed a very successful 35-day South Pacific voyage. Throughout the cruise we held several themed events to match the various ports of calls visited. We ended the cruise with a Halloween themed event. Guests participated in choosing the best pumpkin… read more of “Photos from…”
This Halloween, the Angry Birds were spotted in Hawaii, as the Evil Pig King, played by Cruise Director Michael Headla, had taken a cruise on the Zaandam! Kelly Katon, Event Manager ms Zaandam
Halloween celebrations happened all over the Statendam providing delights for both the guests and crew. From the transformed dining room to the Halloween Ball in the Showroom At Sea to the continued good times in the Crow’s Nest, spirits were high as guests and crew flaunted their inner ghouls and goblins for this magical night,… read more of “Halloween on…”
Enjoy these photos from Amsterdam’s Halloween themed event.
Here are the winners from Amsterdam’s crew pumpkin carving contest. The crew carved the pumpkins on October 30th and then they were placed on display for guests to judge. Enjoy!
Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! Some of the HAL ships sent in pictures of the preparation for their on board celebrations. Pras, Amsterdam’s Dining Room Manager, shared with us pictures from their Canadian Thanksgiving celebration. The dining room crew got into the spirit and posed for some serious (and no-so serious) pictures in their festive attire. Thanks… read more of “Celebrating…”