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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…”

Eurodam’s B. B. King’s Blues Club

Eurodam’s B. B. King’s Blues Club

Thanks to guest Brian Gersten for sending us these photos of the B. B. King’s Blues Club on Eurodam during his Baltic Cruise.

Cruise Diary: Flam

Cruise Diary: Flam

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. Flam reminds me of twee tourist towns or swish ski resorts — lovely to look out, shops geared to tourists and one main attraction. It’s a pretty little settlement to see, and…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

View From Sandviksbatteriet

View From Sandviksbatteriet

Here is a shot of the Eurodam I took in Bergen when I was out on a run. I made my way up to the point called Sandviksbatteriet. Julie Seidel is Eurodam’s human resources manager.