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Cruise Diary: Molli Steam Train

Cruise Diary: Molli Steam Train

Award-winning author and writer Jeanette Hurt is cruising the Baltic on Prinsendam with her entire family to watch her parents renew their vows. Enjoy her words and her husband (and professional photographer) Kyle Edwards’ photos. You can also follow her on Twitter @JHurtAuthor or www.jeanettehurt.com. Some of the biggest delights are only available by tour….   read more of “Cruise Diary: Molli…”

Cruise Diary: Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen

Cruise Diary: Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen

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. Docking on a magnificent summer’s day in this magical capital city, our first stop was, of course, the Little Mermaid, mournfully resting where I first saw her some 25 years ago just…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Eating our Way through Helsinki

Cruise Diary: Eating our Way through Helsinki

Award-winning author and writer Jeanette Hurt is cruising the Baltic on Prinsendam with her entire family to watch her parents renew their vows. Enjoy her words and her husband (and professional photographer) Kyle Edwards’ photos. You can also follow her on Twitter @JHurtAuthor or www.jeanettehurt.com. There’s just something so enjoyable about stepping off of the…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Postcard from the North Sea

Postcard from the North Sea

Thanks to HAL guest Erwin Lubbers for sending in this serene photo from his recent Rotterdam cruise. This photo was taken aboard Rotterdam, while we were on the North Sea for our Jewels of the Baltic cruise.

Cruise Diary: a Baltic Voyage Sea Day

Cruise Diary: a Baltic Voyage Sea Day

Journalist Pat Woods just cruised on Eurodam’s 10-night Baltic cruise and chronicled her journey for us. Enjoy! Today was the second and last sea day of this Baltic voyage. The morning passed quickly as we attended an 8 am church service followed by a galley tour, a fitness center workout and watching dessert prep demonstrations…   read more of “Cruise Diary: a…”

Exploring the Historic Borgund Stave Church

Exploring the Historic Borgund Stave Church

It was a bright sunny day when we boarded a motor coach from Flam, Norway. We embarked on an hour long, scenic journey through lush mountain valleys and past snowcapped peaks to the church at Borgund. While on the way, we passed through the longest road tunnel in the world, which is 15 miles long,…   read more of “Exploring the…”

Captivating Geiranger Fjord

Captivating Geiranger Fjord

Here are some beautiful shots of Geiranger Fjord, Norway. These were taken at 6:00 am as Rotterdam sailed into port.

Journalists Sail to Norway on Rotterdam

Journalists Sail to Norway on Rotterdam

Journalists Kathy M. Newbern and J.S. Fletcher recently sailed on Rotterdam to Norway and they wrote a wonderful piece about their experience. NORWAY – Norway has earned the moniker Land of the Midnight Sun because from May through July, the sun never completely sets north of the Arctic Circle, which comprises about half of the…   read more of “Journalists Sail to…”