MS Europa is a very spacious ship with contemporary decor. Ships activities were disappointing. Cruise direction is uninspiring. Food is well presented but bland and lacks imagination and finesse. Menus are repetitive, with limited choice in soups, and deserts. Serving staff are courteous and obliging. Cabins are very good, with separate sleeping area and sitting; good balcony. Bathroom has a shower and a bath, well appointed. The ship itself is very quiet, and little movement is discernible even in rough conditions. Europa is not quite ready yet for non-German speaking passengers.