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Taking my Mother-In-Law on her First Vacation

Taking my Mother-In-Law on her First Vacation

Thanks to Betsy Majma for sharing this touching story about cruising on Zuiderdam with her mother-in-law. My mother-in-law had never been on a vacation her whole life that did not include visiting relatives. We waited for years for her husband to exit his misery so that she would be free to travel without worrying about…   read more of “Taking my…”

Photo Diary: Crete

Photo Diary: Crete

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his call at Heraklion, Crete. Heraklion is the largest city in Crete (and fifth in Greece) with a population in excess of 120,000 and is the…   read more of “Photo Diary:…”

Picture Perfect Aboard Eurodam

Picture Perfect Aboard Eurodam

Thanks to HAL guest Kenneth Skelton for sending us this great photo that was taken while on his Passage to Italy cruise with Eurodam, while HAL was celebrating 140 years.

Csaba’s Aperture: Vancouver

Csaba’s Aperture: Vancouver

Here is our sail away from Vancouver a few days ago. Csaba Desvari is Oosterdam’s culinary operations manager.

Cruise Diary: Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt

Cruise Diary: Alexandria (Cairo), Egypt

Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’ve just received these wonderful posts. We’ll catch up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! Yes, we did go to Egypt. There were no demonstrations or problems when we were scheduled to go there….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Photo Diary: Greece

Photo Diary: Greece

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his calls throughout Greece.

Photo Diary: Venice

Photo Diary: Venice

Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his overnight call at Venice, Italy. One of the most romantic cities in Europe, Venice provides wonderful scenery, excellent architecture & classic artwork. From gondola’s and…   read more of “Photo Diary:…”