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Cruise Diary: St. Petersburg, Day 1

Cruise Diary: St. Petersburg, Day 1

Journalist Pat Woods just cruised on Eurodam’s 10-night Baltic cruise and chronicled her journey for us. Enjoy! We arose extra early for a 7 a.m. port call. Our day began with a 6 a.m. room-service breakfast delivered by a cheerful Filipino dining steward. We so appreciate this delightful daily treat! With everyone disembarking at once,…   read more of “Cruise Diary: St….”

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:…”

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…”

Cruise Diary: Embarking on a Baltic Cruise

Cruise Diary: Embarking on a Baltic Cruise

Journalist Pat Woods just cruised on Eurodam’s 10-night Baltic cruise and chronicled her journey for us. Enjoy! When invited on a Norway Coastal Voyage a few years ago, I fell in love with the Scandinavian countries’ gorgeous scenery. After reviewing Holland American’s Baltic itinerary, I was hooked. In Copenhagen embarkation on the Eurodam went smoothly,…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Kudos to Ryndam’s Staff & Crew

Kudos to Ryndam’s Staff & Crew

Thanks to Keith Larby for sending in some photos of the ms Ryndam staff and crew! To see more of Keith’s photography visit his website. This is Angga, an assistant steward in the Lido on board ms Ryndam. He always stood in the same spot by the Lido saying “Washey Washey” he was always happy,…   read more of “Kudos to…”

Taking my Mother-In-Law on her First Vacation

Taking my Mother-In-Law on her First Vacation

Thanks to Betsy Majma for sharing this touching story about cruising on Zuiderdam with her mother-in-law. My mother-in-law had never been on a vacation her whole life that did not include visiting relatives. We waited for years for her husband to exit his misery so that she would be free to travel without worrying about…   read more of “Taking my…”