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Visit One of the World’s Greatest Mysteries on Our Iconic Events ‘Stonehenge Solstice’ Cruise

Visit One of the World’s Greatest Mysteries on Our Iconic Events ‘Stonehenge Solstice’ Cruise

For centuries, historians and archaeologists have been puzzled over the many mysteries of Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument that took Neolithic builders an estimated 1,500 years to erect. Stonehenge has been called the “world’s most famous prehistoric monument” and has become a key fixture on many traveler’s bucket lists. One of the most special and popular…   read more of “Visit One of the…”

Bookings Open Today for Koningsdam’s Christening Cruise and Summer Europe

Bookings Open Today for Koningsdam’s Christening Cruise and Summer Europe

You’ve asked and you’ve waited, and now it’s finally here! Starting today guests can make bookings for the summer 2016 European cruises of ms Koningsdam and the May 9 Christening Cruise. As previously detailed on the blog, from May through the summer the ship will be sailing roundtrip from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on itineraries to…   read more of “Bookings Open Today…”

Cruising to the Castles of Europe

Cruising to the Castles of Europe

A castle is defined as “a large building or group of buildings fortified against attack with thick walls, battlements, towers, and in many cases a moat,” but what that definition fails to mention is the absolute beauty that some of these buildings still exude today.

Ryndam Sailing Into Dover, England

Ryndam Sailing Into Dover, England

Thanks to blog fan Aad Hoogesteger for sending in these beautiful pictures of Ryndam sailing into Dover, England. On Saturday June 8 we were in Dover. I woke up early to see Ryndam coming in. These are some of the pictures I took. Enjoy …

Noordam Celebrates Jubilee with Feast

Noordam Celebrates Jubilee with Feast

The Noordam celebrates its European season with several custom events every year including the Mediterranean Ball the night before arrival in Tunisia, the Taste Of Italy dinner in the Lido Restaurant during the late call in Livorno and the Spanish Fiesta BBQ while overnight in Barcelona. Topping it off this season to honor the Queen…   read more of “Noordam Celebrates…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Alnwick Garden

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Alnwick Garden

The Alnwick Garden in England is a beautiful public garden that has many special elements, including a bamboo labyrinth, “poison” garden, cherry orchard and a fun treehouse. But today is was not the flora that caught my eye, but this amazing dove. Martyna Bujonek Adagio Strings Band Leader ms Eurodam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Grounds at Leeds Castle

Explorer’s Scrapbook: The Grounds at Leeds Castle

The grounds at Leeds Castle are so beautiful and lush. The place is incredibly peaceful and one could walk for hours marveling in the beauty. When the ship calls at Dover, be sure to visit this haven. Ioana Cheregi Human Resources Manager ms Ryndam

A Trip to Leeds Castle

A Trip to Leeds Castle

On a beautiful, sunny day in England, my husband and I decided to take a trip to Leeds Castle, also known as the “Loveliest Castle in the World.” The castle is located on 500 acres of beautiful parkland and it is one of the most romantic places in all of England. It was great to…   read more of “A Trip to Leeds…”