Skip To Content
- Blog -
Topic Search

Category: Shore Excursions

Cruise Diary: Gdansk

Cruise Diary: Gdansk

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. Several generations back, my great (many times) grandfather Paul Rudnik…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Fun Flight for Employee of the Month

Fun Flight for Employee of the Month

Thanks to Volendam Human Resource Manager Sandra Tobón Franco for sending in these photos. Seeing as the shore excursions staff had organized a special ‘fam-flight’, they decided to invite our “Employee of the Month,” Arturo Ramirez, up with them. It was a great day weather-wise and he was treated to a flight that included a…   read more of “Fun Flight for…”

Lifelong Friends Make Lifelong Memories in Vietnam

Lifelong Friends Make Lifelong Memories in Vietnam

Thanks to guest Jeanne Johnson for sending in a picture of herself and a friend enjoying their vacation. It was wonderful to explore Halong Bay, Vietnam with my lifelong friend while on our cruise from Singapore to Hong Kong. We enjoyed the shopping at the city market and seeing the World Heritage sites aboard a…   read more of “Lifelong Friends…”

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…”

Cruise Diary: St. Petersburg, Day 2

Cruise Diary: St. Petersburg, Day 2

Journalist Pat Woods just cruised on Eurodam’s 10-night Baltic cruise and chronicled her journey for us. Enjoy! Formerly called Leningrad, St. Petersburg has a population of 5 million making it the most northern city in the world with a population greater than 1 million. Although the city has a network of subways and street cars…   read more of “Cruise Diary: St….”

Cruise Diary: Ketchikan – Misty Fjord by Float Plane

Cruise Diary: Ketchikan – Misty Fjord by Float Plane

Adventure traveler and Dutch TV personality Charlotte Van Hoorn was on board Zaandam for an Alaska cruise and will be sharing her adventure with us. Oh my…Misty Fjord by Float Plane was a sleeper! With back to back Alaskan cruises ending, I never expected another surprise. Such grandeur in Misty Fjord, only reachable by float…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”