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iPhone iBlog: Helsingborgs Karnen

iPhone iBlog: Helsingborgs Karnen

Stone steps lead to the ruins of Helsingborgs Karnen (castle). The original castle was replaced with a sandstone structure in the 12th century. Jerrol Golden is Holland America Line’s manager of public relations and she currently is on board Ryndam sending in photos from her iPhone.

iPhone iBlog: Plaque Exchange at Helsingborg, Sweden

iPhone iBlog: Plaque Exchange at Helsingborg, Sweden

During the Ryndam’s maiden port call at Helsingborg May 31, Captain Vincent Smit exchanged a welcome plaque with Vice Mayor Karin Gjortley and Port of Helsingborg’s Andreas Eriksson. Jerrol Golden is Holland America Line’s public relations manager and currently is on board Ryndam.

Cruise Diary: A Walk Through Tallinn, Estonia

Cruise Diary: A Walk Through Tallinn, Estonia

Monday we left Eurodam bright and early and took a trip back in time to the Medieval days! Cobblestone streets, churches that date back hundreds of years, great shops, wonderful restaurants and many charming people in Tallinn. Our guided tour with Holland America took us on A Stroll through Tallinn’s Old Town to see a…   read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”

Cruise Diary: St. Petersburg, Russia

Cruise Diary: St. Petersburg, Russia

Day 1 Saturday was another early morning on the go for a quick tour of downtown St. Petersburg. The city is filled with great sites, excellent shopping and was a major celebration day for the city with parades and parties in downtown. Cheryl had a great day visiting a few of the malls and spending…   read more of “Cruise Diary: St….”

Cruise Diary: Berlin Highlights

Cruise Diary: Berlin Highlights

The day began with a 5:15 a.m. wake-up call, a quick bite, and off to the train to begin a fast and furious spectacular day of exploring Berlin Highlights. We visited a number of key government buildings, synagogues, churches and education centers. We took some time to experience a real, nice “hometown lunch” in Maximilian’s…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Stein Kruse Featured in Top Nordic Travel Publication

Stein Kruse Featured in Top Nordic Travel Publication

During the month of May, Holland America Line President and CEO Stein Kruse traveled to Rotterdam and parts of Northern Europe to announce and celebrate the line’s ms Rotterdam historic year-round sailings from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, beginning fall 2012. Below is the article from Travel Trade Gazette Nordic (ttg Nordic) profiling Kruse and HAL. TTG…   read more of “Stein Kruse…”

Cruise Diary: Departing England for Baltic Adventure

Cruise Diary: Departing England for Baltic Adventure

HAL guest Phil from Atlanta, Ga., is currently on Eurodam sailing throughout the Baltic on a 12-day cruise. He will be sending in cruise diaries throughout the duration of his time on board. We just left Dover, England, last night on a 12-day Baltic Adventure on Holland America’s Eurodam. The trip has started out very…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”