In honor of St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow, here’s a tasty concoction that you can mix up at home. Thanks to Francisco Fernandes from Holland America Line for sending in the recipe. Shamrock Cocktail Ingredients: 1.5 oz Irish Whisky .5 oz Dry Vermouth .75 oz Crème de Menthe Green Garnish: Two green olives on stir stick…. read more of “St. Patrick’s…”
Here are some photos from Noordam’s Mardi Gras festivities. Enjoy!
Dutch TV host and adventure seeker Charlotte Squarcy was recently on board for a segment of Amsterdam’s Grand World Voyage, and she chronicled her journey. Enjoy! Believe it or not, it is possible to recreate a Mardi Gras bash on the wrong ocean, that is, if you are willing to put the time, money and… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
During Grand World Voyages, Amsterdam always puts on a “Big Bash.” This year’s theme was Mardi Gras. Here are some of the crew working and helping make this days fabulous!
Days 39-40-41, Feb. 13-14-15: Love was in the air as the Amsterdam sailed in the South Pacific en route to the French Polynesian idyll of Tahiti. Highlights of these days at sea included pianist Debbie Bacon playing romantic songs with the word “love” in the title beginning on Feb. 13, and waking up to lavish… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
These photos were taken from a special Valentine’s Day celebration on board the Amsterdam during our voyage to Papeete, Tahiti. You won’t believe how big the heart-shaped balloon with “FROM OUR HEART TO YOURS, HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY” written on it was. It’s huge, as you can see in these photos. The guests and crew dressed… read more of “Amsterdam…”
For Valentine’s Day we organized an amazing event for our guests at the Cabana Club area on deck 11 forward. We came up with the idea to offer a special dinner at the Cabana Club for a select number of guests. Guests were welcomed to the Cabana Club with a delicious cocktail and all the… read more of “Eurodam…”
Thanks to Susan Argento for this romantic post! Keeping with an annual tradition of cruising, in 1994 a large group of us booked an inaugural cruise on the Ryndam. We loved it so much we booked 6 large suites for a 10 day cruise the later part of 1995, also on the Ryndam. We had… read more of “A High Seas…”