For more than 100, years Holland America Line has cruised northern Europe, introducing travelers to the rich history and beauty of the region. Year after year Denmark, Finland and other northern European counties are counted among the happiest and healthiest in the world. One might think that the northern climates would come with somber moods,… read more of “Top 10 Shore…”
Holland America Line is planning special promotions for CLIA Cruise Week which starts today, Oct. 6, and runs through Monday, Oct. 13. Organized by Cruise Lines International Association, the weeklong event features promotions and online opportunities to give consumers a perfect opportunity to book a cruise vacation while taking advantage of special savings. Throughout the… read more of “HAL Kicks Off…”
St. Petersburg, Russia, is consistently ranked among the top cruise ports in the world. From the Hermitage Museum and its collection of masterpieces to Catherine’s Palace and the globally recognized Church on the Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg is a cultural haven.
For many travelers, a cruise to Europe is a dream come true. The once-in-a-lifetime journey is filled with ports that overflow with history, culture, architectural marvels, glorious scenery and cuisine that makes the taste buds sing.
If you’re looking to join us for a European holiday, you’ll have 105 chances in 2014. We just released details on the 2014 season, and there’s a lot of exciting news. We added six new itineraries, six maiden calls and 17 of the ports feature overnight calls. Eight of our 15 ships will be in… read more of “2014 Europe Season…”
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…”
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…”
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.