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Cruise Diary: Tallinn, Estonia

Cruise Diary: Tallinn, Estonia

Journalist Pat Woods just cruised on Eurodam’s 10-night Baltic cruise and chronicled her journey for us. Enjoy! After a tasty room-service breakfast, I indulged in a short complementary mini-massage in the ship’s spa. Delightful! Like many other HAL Eurodam guests, this was our first visit to Estonia. Before achieving independence in 1991, flags of Denmark,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: In Honor of HAL’s 140 Years of Exploring the Seven Seas

Cruise Diary: In Honor of HAL’s 140 Years of Exploring the Seven Seas

Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and will be sharing her adventure with us. All aboard a smaller, but double-engined excursion vessel in Tracy Arm with a unique two-tiered viewing platform behind the wheelhouse above the spacious cabin. Luckily, no need to jockey for…   read more of “Cruise Diary: In…”

Making Memories Aboard HAL Cruises

Making Memories Aboard HAL Cruises

Thanks to passenger Jaco Olierook who shared some of his fondest memories aboard HAL ships. We made so many great memories on board HAL ships. During our very first cruise, my mom and dad joined us. We cruised around the U.K., and I never thought that Britain could be so beautiful. One of my best…   read more of “Making Memories…”

Art and Life Unite at Cartagena

Art and Life Unite at Cartagena

Thanks to Niño L. Lagare, Eurodam‘s second electrician, for sending in this great photo from Cartagena, Spain. It takes a man and a woman! Sunny day in Cartagena, Spain.

Cruise Diary: Haines, Kroschel Wildlife Center

Cruise Diary: Haines, Kroschel Wildlife Center

Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and will be sharing her adventure with us. Good thing I got up early for golf, because I wouldn’t have wanted to miss seeing the man who turned orphaned animals into movie stars interact with his menagerie. The…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Captivating Geiranger Fjord

Captivating Geiranger Fjord

Here are some beautiful shots of Geiranger Fjord, Norway. These were taken at 6:00 am as Rotterdam sailed into port.

Cruise Diary: A Day at Sea

Cruise Diary: A Day at Sea

Journalist Pat Woods just cruised on Eurodam’s 10-night Baltic cruise and chronicled her journey for us. Enjoy! After 14 years as desert dwellers, the Baltic’s 66-degree June weather is a treat. The Baltic Sea is smooth, and the Eurodam seems to skim lightly on the water without any noticeable motion of the ocean. Our sea…   read more of “Cruise Diary: A Day…”