Next year, most of our east coast turnarounds are going to be in Buenos Aires, so there will be a number of opportunities for guests who are embarking in Buenos Aires to come in early or if disembarking in Buenos Aires to spend a few days here at the end of the cruise. It’s truly… read more of “The Feeneys…”
If you can’t read Dutch, you can’t read that last blog post about Jan and Jeanne. Or can you? Today we added a new feature on the blog that can help. In the lower-right column of the landing page, find the word “translate.” Follow the link that takes you to a download page for the… read more of “Can’t Read…”
Tom Plant shared with us this note and photos from the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association’s annual conference earlier this month on Eurodam. We were a group of nearly 30 people from the International Food Wine and Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA). This was the group’s annual Conference At Sea. Our group is diverse… read more of “Food and Wine…”
Holland America Line has created a program in the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti that enables employees, crew and guests to contribute to the American Red Cross — with 100 percent of donations going directly to relief efforts. Holland America is a Carnival Corporation & plc brand, and supports the corporation’s commitment of $5… read more of “Holland America…”
After reading our recent post of Adrianus van Dam, sailing on both Volendam I and III, Arie Groeneweg sent in these photos of his father who served as assistant engineer on Volendam I in 1925.
Kees Streuding, Volendam’s hotel manager, sent us this photo from Volendam’s maiden call at Gisborne, New Zealand. Chief Officer Gerd Teensma (right), Hotel Manager Kees Streuding (center) and 4th Officer Stephen Chew (left) with the local Maori Ceremonial committee during Volendam’s first visit to Gisborne, New Zealand, on December 24, 2009. A special dance/singing welcome… read more of “Volendam’s…”