A cruise to Europe with Holland America Line is a dream vacation for many travelers. It’s the ideal way to see many countries and visit several places without having to unpack more than once. The ships conveniently go from city to city without the need for a plane, train or automobile ride.
Europe is one of the most exciting regions in the world. From the tip of Norway to the shores of Greece, it’s home to some of the most popular and well-known cities like Barcelona, Venice, Athens, St. Petersburg, Copenhagen and Bergen.
Mariners Jan and Dick Yetke recently sailed on Eurodam throughout Europe, and the ship called at some interesting, off-the-beaten-path ports that aren’t often found on cruise itineraries. Similarly, Nieuw Amsterdam’s Hotel Director Marco van Belleghem and Future Cruise Consultant Joanne Gardner snapped some memorable photos at the unique port of Kotor, Montenegro. Enjoy “visiting” these unique… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
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…”
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.
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…”
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:…”