Fall foliage season in Canada and New England is in full swing, and right now ms Maasdam, ms Eurodam and ms Veendam are there exploring the region. What better way to see the emerald, golden and ruby hues of the foliage than from the deck of a cruise ship. Reaching from New York to Gaspe,… read more of “Shore Excursions:…”
Yes, it’s true, the towel animals have taken over Eurodam‘s Lido Deck. On a recent sea day, guests were treated to a Towel Animal Zoo around the Lido pool created by the stateroom staff who came out at 6 a.m. to fashion 584 towel animals. To construct the 65 different types of origami-like animals, they… read more of “Eurodam’s…”
A mojito can be light, refreshing and oh so good! Mojitos are tasty drinks that come from Cuba, although the exact origin of this classic cocktail is the subject of debate. The drink is so popular that many cultures around the world have their own variation. An “English Mojito” uses gin in place of rum… read more of “Cocktail Recipes:…”
Many of our European cruises feature a call at Zeebrugge (Brugges/Brussels), Belgium, and it’s close enough to the Netherlands to drive there for an overland adventure should you arrive for your cruise out of Amsterdam or Rotterdam a few days early and choose to explore. Guests Jan and Dick Yetke joined us again and they… read more of “Featured Country:…”
Our European season will soon come to an end, and our ships have been exploring the entire region this summer. We received some fun snapshots of our guests’ adventures and some scenic stunners that look like postcards. Did you have a great time on your European cruise with us? Send us some of your photos… read more of “Memories of…”
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…”
It’s Europe Week at HAL, and what better way to kick it off than with something new. For an avid traveler, and even a first-time cruiser, a maiden port call is an exciting adventure. What will be memorable about the new port of call? What stories will you share with friends and family about this… read more of “A Maiden Call at…”
Thanks to HAL guest Andre Bertrums for capturing these great photos of Eurodam while it was docked at Flam, Norway.