Guest Elizabeth set sail on a Mediterranean cruise aboard Noordam with her family and wrote about her adventure. Step back in time with her to some of the world’s most amazing ancient cities. The Mediterranean has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. It features incredible beaches with water so blue,… read more of “Ancient Ruins…”
Have you ever wanted to fully explore the world on a grand cruising adventure? Well, perhaps 2015 is the year you’ll join Holland America Line’s ms Amsterdam on a global circumnavigation.
The Mediterranean has become an increasingly popular cruising destination, and Holland America Line’s 55-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in 2015 aboard ms Prinsendam offers guests a chance to get to know this region in one dream vacation.
During select European cruises, overnight calls and late night tours open up a whole new world waiting to be explored. Guests can see ports of call like never before, as the moonlight casts a magical spell.
Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’ve just received these wonderful posts. We’ll catch up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! We had a very nice relaxing cruise down to Piraeus, the port for Athens, from Istanbul. We arrived in… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Here is a picture of Noordam and Eurodam docked overnight in Pireaus near Athens, Greece. Definitely a five-star Holland America day! Amy Kreft is Eurodam’s human resources manager.
Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing with us photos from his trip. Here are beautiful photos taken during his calls throughout Greece.
A donation was organized on board Nieuw Amsterdam consisting of clothes donated by crew members. On August 27th, the donation was handed over to Mary Varra, port agent of Athens/Piraeus, Greece who accepted it on behalf of the local Agios Nikolaos Church. Jack Rebours is Nieuw Amsterdam’s human resources manager.