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…”
Category: Baltic & Northern Europe
In celebration of our 140th Anniversary this month, we’re dedicating a post a day to the wonderful destinations and attributes that make a Holland America Line cruise so special. Today’s post is about: Northern Europe and the Baltic Northern Europe is home for Holland America Line and we love to show it off. Sing the… read more of “Celebrating 140…”
Thanks to HAL fan Gilles Jobidon for sending in photos from his Eurodam cruise. Enjoy! Here is a great photo of Eurodam in front of Chateau Frontenac in Québec City. 2012 was a year to remember due to our Viking cruise on Eurodam. The fjords in Norway were great but then came Greenland’s Prince Christian… read more of “Scenic Cruising on…”
Journalists Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher recently sailed on Rotterdam to Norway and they wrote a wonderful piece about their experience. NORWAY – Norway has earned the moniker Land of the Midnight Sun because from May through July, the sun never completely sets north of the Arctic Circle, which comprises about half of the… read more of “Journalists Sail to…”
Mariners Nancy and Doug Crosbie cruised with HAL three times this year, each time on a different ship. They were kind enough to share a photo from each voyage. Thanks Nancy and Doug!
Thanks to HAL guest Chantal de Wit for sending in these great photos and post from her cruise on Rotterdam. Here are some great pictures taken while I was aboard Rotterdam on a Norway cruise in August with my aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Hazenberg, who are both Mariners. It was my first cruise… read more of “First-Time Cruiser…”
Visitors to the ss Rotterdam, docked at the city of Rotterdam as a hotel and museum, line her decks during the World Port Festival in the Port of Rotterdam. This was shot from our ms Rotterdam as it sailed past to begin a Norwegian fjords cruise last month. Photo: Journalist J.S. Fletcher Rainbow (right) over… read more of “Postcards from…”
Thanks to guest Fred Mowle who sent in these beautiful photos from his summer cruise on Maasdam.