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Favorite Photos Throughout Europe

Favorite Photos Throughout Europe

As “Europe Week” continues, we share guest Patricia’s post highlighting her favorite ports during her Eurodam vacation. She loved Tallinn and Helsinki. We also asked Facebook fans to share photos of their favorite ports, and we got a fabulous variety! What are your favorite port? Let us know in the comments below! I just completed…   read more of “Favorite Photos…”

Photos from ‘Stockholm Solved’: A Mariner Magazine Exclusive

Photos from ‘Stockholm Solved’: A Mariner Magazine Exclusive

The upcoming issue of Mariner Magazine is featuring an article entitled “Stockholm Solved” that explores this enchanting port of call. It’s one of the most popular cities in the Baltic, if not all of Europe. Known for its grand buildings surrounded by a lattice of medieval lanes, the impressive 17th-century warship Vasa, and Skansen, Europe’s…   read more of “Photos from…”

Cruise Diary: If I can spell it, I can write about it— Ísafjörður

Cruise Diary: If I can spell it, I can write about it— Ísafjörður

Wendy R. London, HAL Mariner and corporate affairs manager/founder of CruiseBubble.com, is aboard Prinsendam and is letting us join in on her vacation. A magnificent crystal clear, blue sky, warm summer’s day awaited us in our next port, Ísafjörður. A small community of about 2,600 residents, Ísafjörður is tucked away in the northern part of…   read more of “Cruise Diary: If I…”

Cruise Diary: Cruising with Kids

Cruise Diary: Cruising with Kids

Award-winning author and writer Jeanette Hurt was cruising the Baltic on Prinsendam with her entire family to watch her parents renew their vows. Enjoy her farewell words and her husband (and professional photographer) Kyle Edwards’ photos. You can also follow her on Twitter @JHurtAuthor or www.jeanettehurt.com. A lot of people told us we were crazy…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Long Day’s Journey Into Day – Almost the North Pole

Cruise Diary: Long Day’s Journey Into Day – Almost the North Pole

Wendy R. London, HAL Mariner and corporate affairs manager/founder of CruiseBubble.com, is aboard Prinsendam and is letting us join in on her vacation. Land of the Midnight Sun For the last few days, we’ve had no sunrises nor any sunsets – that line in our daily weather information is blank. Daylight is our constant companion….   read more of “Cruise Diary: Long…”

Cruise Diary: A Town Called Longbearyen

Cruise Diary: A Town Called Longbearyen

Wendy R. London, HAL Mariner and corporate affairs manager/founder of CruiseBubble.com, is aboard Prinsendam and is letting us join in on her vacation. Forty nationalities call this town of approximately 2,000 home (Longbearyen and Barentsburg have a total combined population of 2,400). The northernmost town in the world, a town so far north that the…   read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”