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Rudi’s Recipes: Happy Valentine’s Day

Rudi’s Recipes: Happy Valentine’s Day

I love Valentine’s Day because I always equate food with love. There are 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 across the table, gazing into each others’ eyes over a flickering candle. — Master Chef…   read more of “Rudi’s…”

Club HAL Celebrates Christmas with the Kids

Club HAL Celebrates Christmas with the Kids

Here’s more pictures from the Ryndam Holidays! On Christmas Eve, Club HAL kids and tweens got a special visit from Pirate Kelly, the Ryndam’s event manager. She read them a special pirate version of “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” All of the children loved her visit! After, they had another special visit from an elf…   read more of “Club HAL Celebrates…”

Welcoming the New Year on Ryndam

Welcoming the New Year on Ryndam

Thanks to HAL guest Liliana C. Clark for sending in the following note and pictures from her recent cruise with her husband and daughter. The family celebrated New Year’s on board the Ryndam. Enjoy! Our names are Waldemar H. Clark, Jr., Liliana C. Clark and our daughter, Christina M. Clark. We celebrated the New Year…   read more of “Welcoming the New…”

Santa’s Helpers Vacation on Rotterdam

Santa’s Helpers Vacation on Rotterdam

Santa’s helpers from the Pacific joined us during our 30-day Thanksgiving cruise to Hawaii and Tahiti on the Rotterdam. I heard they decided to stay on the ship when we all had to disembark in San Diego two days before Christmas! Word also has it that they stayed on during the rest of the voyage…   read more of “Santa’s…”

Winter Wonderland Comes to ms Nieuw Jakarta!

Winter Wonderland Comes to ms Nieuw Jakarta!

Robert “Nick” Nichols, Nieuw Jakarta’s academic director, sent us the following note and photos from the center’s Christmas party. Nieuw Jakarta is HAL’s crew training center in Jakarta, Indonesia. ms Nieuw Jakarta’s Crew Activity and PEP committee recently hosted the end of year Christmas party at msNJ. ms Nieuw Jakarta’s Lido restaurant was turned into…   read more of “Winter Wonderland…”