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Shore Excursion: D-Day Landing Beaches

Shore Excursion: D-Day Landing Beaches

A great shore excursion to take part in is the D-Day Landing Beaches tour in Cherbourg, France, at one of the D-Day landing beaches, especially for those who prefer shorter excursions (this is a 4½-hour tour). Start your journey from Cherbourg to St. Mere Eglise, which was the first town to be liberated in World…   read more of “Shore Excursion:…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Dogsledding in Juneau

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Dogsledding in Juneau

When I was in Juneau I knew there was one tour I had to do, the “Dog Sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier by Helicopter” tour. It’s one of those experiences where you know you will remember it forever, and I know I certainly will. Not only did I get to take a helicopter ride over…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Shore Excursion: Titanic — The Halifax Connection

Shore Excursion: Titanic — The Halifax Connection

Halifax is well known for the Citadel, nearby Peggy’s Cove and the Keith’s Brewery. But it’s the history of the Titanic and it’s relation to Halifax that made me choose the Titanic: The Halifax Connection tour. A stop was made at the Fairview Lawn Cemetery where you could see the tombs of 121 victims of…   read more of “Shore Excursion:…”

Iceland’s Blue Lagoon and Golden Circle

Iceland’s Blue Lagoon and Golden Circle

Earlier this month the Eurodam made her much anticipated call at Reykjavik, Iceland. Crew tours were arranged to a natural spa called The Blue Lagoon, and The Golden Circle, a six-hour highlights tour. The Blue Lagoon is Iceland’s most popular attraction, and consists of a geothermal spa whose rich milky seawater is known for its…   read more of “Iceland’s…”

Statendam Crew Glacier Adventure in Juneau

Statendam Crew Glacier Adventure in Juneau

On August 25, six Statendam crew members went on a Glacier Adventure by Helicopter excursion for an experience lifetime in Juneau, Alaska. At first we hiked around this new world and then we harnessed up and climbed up an ice cliff edge. We were very fortunate because it had been raining for several days prior…   read more of “Statendam Crew…”

iPhone iBlog: Dubrovnik and Corfu

iPhone iBlog: Dubrovnik and Corfu

Special thanks to Jerrol Golden, Holland America Line’s public relations manager, for sharing these iPhone photos from her time in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and Corfu, Greece, during her Nieuw Amsterdam cruise. Here is a picture-perfect moment of the Nieuw Amsterdam sailing in to Dubrovnik at 6:30 a.m.