Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Noordam, Day 6 – March 25, 2015

Posted on March 26, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Holland America Line's ms Noordam

Day 6 aboard Holland America Line’s ms Noordam has come and gone and there are four days left to this incredible journey through the Southern Caribbean. After spending a day at sea, we arrived in the first of the Dutch “ABC Islands” – Bonaire. The “A” stands for Aruba which we will call upon on […]

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Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Noordam, Day 5 – March 24, 2015

Posted on March 25, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Holland America Line's ms Noordam

The only thing better than a day at sea… is… well, there is so such thing! Day 5 onboard Holland America Line’s ms Noordam saw us spending a leisure day cruising the Caribbean sea en route to our next port-of-call, Bonaire – a small Dutch island off the coast of South America. Being it’s a […]

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Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Noordam, Day 4 – March 23, 2015

Posted on March 24, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Holland America Line's ms Noordam

I gained four pounds. You may be saying to yourself, “oh poor you, what do you expect being on a cruise?” Well, if you do the math, that comes out to a pound per day. Being that this is a ten-day cruise, I’m going to come off the ship ten… oh forget it. Gaining weight […]

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Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Noordam, Day 3 – March 22, 2015

Posted on March 23, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Holland America Line's ms Noordam

As I stood in the bacon line this morning I wasn’t prepared for what would happen just seconds after several pieces of the crispy pig and a scoop of scrambled egg substitute would be presented to me. Taking three steps to my left where I would pick up a bagel and pump some ketchup onto […]

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Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Noordam, Day 2 – March 21, 2015

Posted on March 22, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Holland America Line's ms Noordam

One of the hardest things to do when it comes to writing these daily reports from a ship is not finding subjects to write about, but actually getting them online. Here on Holland America Line’s ms Noordam, the satellite Internet connection is giving me worse heartburn than an extra spicy Bloody Mary with a side […]

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Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Noordam, Day 1 – March 20, 2015

Posted on March 21, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments

It’s time once again to hop onboard a Holland America Line ship and head out on another adventure, this time to the southern Caribbean on the 2006-built ms Noordam. Over the next ten days, I’ll be visiting the line’s private island, Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk, Samana in the Dominican Republic, Kralendijk (Bonaire), Curacao and […]

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Guest Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam, Day 5, 6 & 7 – March 8 – 15, 2015

Posted on March 16, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Holland America Line's ms Eurodam at anchor in Grand Cayman

Fresh back from his 7-day Caribbean Cruise on Holland America Line‘s ms Eurodam, Joe Palko checks in with some of the highlights of his last three days onboard the “Mighty E.” Day 4: Georgetown, Grand Cayman “Thursday the ms Eurodam arrived in Georgetown, Grand Cayman.  We booked the Atlantis Submarine excursion so we had to get up early! […]

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Guest Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam, Day 3 & 4 – March 8 – 15, 2015

Posted on March 11, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Holland America Line's ms Eurodam makes her approach into San Juan, PR

Joe Palko is back with some updates from onboard the Holland America Line cruise ship, ms Eurodam.  He’s on a 7-day Caribbean cruise out of Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale, FL) with stops in Half Moon Cay, Montego Bay, Grand Cayman, and Key West. Joe has graciously agreed to provide updates and photos of his adventure onboard […]

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5 Things Not to Miss on Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas

Posted on March 11, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas

It didn’t come as much of a surprise to me when I was looking over my website stats and saw that the most popular series of cruise reviews was for my time spent on the inaugural sailing of Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas out of Bayonne, NJ. After all, from the time the first […]

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Guest Cruiser’s Log: Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam, Day 1 & 2 – March 8 – 15, 2015

Posted on March 10, 2015 by Scott Sanfilippo No Comments
Holland America Line's ms Eurodam makes her approach into San Juan, PR

One of my favorite cruise ships in the Holland America Line fleet is the ms Eurodam, or the “Mighty E” as she is known to her loyal followers.  The Eurodam is a Signature-class ship, launched in 2008 and is the 80th ship in the history of the Holland America Line.  At 86,700 tons, the Mighty […]

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