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Learning About the Wonders of Wine

Learning About the Wonders of Wine

Pam sent us these photos of what is becoming one of the most popular activities offered on sea days — wine tastings. Cellar Master Fernando started with Moet and Chandon champagne, then moved on to two white wines. Along with tasting a cabernet sauvingnon and port wine, Fernando taught the guests about how champagne is…   read more of “Learning About the…”

Sea Days Make Great Spa Days!

Sea Days Make Great Spa Days!

On sea days aboard Eurodam many guests take advantage of the Fitness Center and Greenhouse Spa. The spa offers a huge menu of treatments from facials to massages, and the fitness center has special classes like yoga and pilates. Spa Manager Karin Olivier (left) and Spa Concierge Camilla Soares welcome guests to the Greenhouse Spa….   read more of “Sea Days Make Great…”

Postcards from Helsinki, Finland

Postcards from Helsinki, Finland

Eurodam recently called at Helsinki, Finland, and Pam took these fabulous photos. Despite the cloudy day, the city still looks impressive. Helsinki Cathedral was built over 22 years, from 1830 to 1852, and is a distinct landmark in the scenery of central Helsinki, with its tall green dome surrounded by four smaller domes. The church…   read more of “Postcards from…”

Memories from the Prelude Cruise

Memories from the Prelude Cruise

Henk and Johanna v.d.Linden were guests on Eurodam’s July 2 prelude cruise, and they sent us a selection of photos from their time on board.

Let Her Entertain You

Let Her Entertain You

Jill Quinlan Headliner Jill Quinlan is no stranger to the Holland America Line stage. Paul Lasley spoke to Jill about the lifestyle of a shipboard entertainer and the excitement of performing for a live audience. To listen to this podcast, click on the arrow below. [audio:http://www.eurodamnews.com/audio/Jill_Quinlan_Pod.mp3]

Meet the Production Cast

Meet the Production Cast

Pam went to the theater to snap this photo of the production cast wearing costumes from “Dream Park.” It looks like a bright, high-energy show. Back row, from left: Lindsey Wild, Erika Tomlinson, Jennifer Killian, Virginia Reid, David Brouwer, Jill Quinlan, Daniel McHugh, Michon Suyama-Brouwer, Christina Marshall and April Leopardi. Front row, from left: Steven…   read more of “Meet the Production…”

Behind-the-Scenes Galley Tour

Behind-the-Scenes Galley Tour

On a recent sea day, guests were invited to take a behind-the-scenes galley tour and see how the kitchens operate. The tour went through the main galley, and Executive Chef Robert Schumann was there to answer questions.