December 2008

Delightful Sommelier Dinner

December 30, 2008

Sunday night we enjoyed the Sommelier Dinner at the Pinnacle Grill put on by Pinnacle Manager Ferdinand, Chef Scott and Cellar Master Andrew. The tasting menu paired a different wine with each tasting-size course: The Amuse Bouche included seafood and caviar paired with Moet et Chandon Champagne — Cream of parsnip and sweet potato soup […]

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Oro as Louis Armstrong in Filipino Crew Show

December 28, 2008

Last night we attended the Filipino Crew Show at 11 pm. We always enjoy these shows but this one was standing-ovation incredible, with the traditional favorites and a few updated songs and music styles. Special highlights included a Louis Armstrong solo with trumpet by Oro (the Lido bartender) and the solo by Carlo (the Crow’s […]

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Live update from the Prinsendam 14-Day Holiday Cruise on Christmas Eve

December 24, 2008

  We are back on board our favorite Holland America Line ship, the ms Prinsendam, sailing to the southern Caribbean for the Holidays.   While we’ve spent a lot of time previously on this ship in Europe, this is our first holiday cruise. For those of you who follow this ship, we will post a […]

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