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Valentine’s Day Cocktails

Valentine’s Day Cocktails

Here are some delicious Valentine’s Day cocktails that we serve on board for you to mix up at home! Enjoy! CUPID’S KISS: 1.5 oz Bacardi Rum 1 oz white crème de cacao 1 oz Half and Half cream .5 oz Chambord White chocolate fine flakes for rimming the glass Fresh raspberries for garnish Shaken with…   read more of “Valentine’s…”

Revisiting Romance at Sea

Revisiting Romance at Sea

We met while we were both working on the cruise ships — Peter doing fitness and me in the spa. We decided that for our 20th anniversary we should go back on a cruise (the first one as passengers) to the Caribbean, which we did in October. It was fabulous and we are saving for…   read more of “Revisiting Romance…”

Rudi’s Recipes: Happy Valentine’s Day

Rudi’s Recipes: Happy Valentine’s Day

We published this last year, but it’s too good not share again this Valentine’s Day! I love Valentine’s Day because I always equate food with love. There is no better way to nourish the heart and spirit of a couple than by cooking together, or eating a meal to stimulate the senses while holding hands…   read more of “Rudi’s Recipes:…”

Romance on the High Seas

Romance on the High Seas

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re going to feature a few Holland America Line couples on the blog today. Enjoy! Here are two pictures of us, Lead Medical Officer Laura Vlaardingerbroek and myself. We’ve been together now for 11 years and she still reminds me to “not forget Valentine’s Day” 😉 The first picture was…   read more of “Romance on the High…”

Celebrating New Year’s Aboard Ryndam

Celebrating New Year’s Aboard Ryndam

We again celebrated the New Year on board ms Ryndam. Great weather, both at sea and while at port made the cruise extremely enjoyable. The stop at Falmouth, Jamaica, was superb — a brand new pier and very interesting tours made it difficult to decide what to see. My husband Waldemar, our daughter Christina and…   read more of “Celebrating New…”

Happy New Year from the Zuiderdam Crew!

Happy New Year from the Zuiderdam Crew!

Here’s a fun photo of the Zuiderdam crew in Bonaire wishing everyone a Happy New Year in a very creative way. Myles Williams is Zuiderdam’s human resources manager.

Christmas Eve on the Veendam

Christmas Eve on the Veendam

Here are some festive pictures of the wonderful activities that took place on board the Veendam on Christmas Eve.