30 Anniversary of the Statendam Christmas Cruise 1980


It is hard for me to believe, but that last Christmas marked the 30th anniversary of one of my favorite cruises, Statendam Christmas 1980.
We have scanned and posted many of our memorable photos from that cruise. You can find it in our Cruise Talk photo gallery
It is hard to say why… [Continue Reading]

Some Employees Commit a Life Time to their Careers at Sea


On our most recent cruises on Celebrity, we have found the staff and crew to be wonderful, interesting and very professional people. We’ve enjoyed learning about their home countries’ different customs and what life is like for them when they are not working on the ship. Some of these workers have… [Continue Reading]

Cruising with Mary Alyce, Statendam, Jan 2009


(Editors Note: Mary Alyce is one of our field reporters here at cruise talk. She cruises about 3 or 4 times a year and sends us her daily blog to post here at cruise talk. For this cruise she is traveling on the Statendam, by Holland America. Her voyage includes… [Continue Reading]