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Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Soccer in Greece

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Soccer in Greece

While in Piraeus (Athens), Greece, the dining room department enjoyed a fun game of soccer. Jack Rebours is Nieuw Amsterdam’s human resources manager.

Cruise Diary: Trapani, Italy

Cruise Diary: Trapani, Italy

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg were on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on board Ryndam. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog. Ryndam was moored a footstep away from the city center of Trapani. We had a walk through the city. Here are some pictures from our day.

Cruise Diary: Sights of Palma de Mallorca

Cruise Diary: Sights of Palma de Mallorca

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are disembarking back-to-back western Mediterranean cruises on Ryndam today. They chronicled their cruising experience for us on the blog so we’ll continue to post their diary entries. This is our second visit to Palma de Mallorca on this trip since we combined two cruises. Going ashore you will always see things…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Touring Wondrous Ostia Antica

Touring Wondrous Ostia Antica

I’ve been to Pompeii several times but this was the first time to Ostia Antica, a large archeological site reached from the port of Civitavecchia. It is amazing both in size and quality of the excavation. It is also beautiful with all the trees and lovely boulevards, unlike Pompeii with no shade. This ancient port…   read more of “Touring Wondrous…”

Cruise Diary: Barcelona, Spain

Cruise Diary: Barcelona, Spain

Yvon and Cees Kloppenburg are currently on a back-to-back western Mediterranean cruise on board Ryndam. They will be chronicling their cruising experience for us on the blog. Barcelona is a fascinating city which never sleeps. Although it is our fourth visit with Holland America, we have been there for short holidays at least 25 times….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Dubrovnik, Croatia

Cruise Diary: Dubrovnik, Croatia

HAL guest George Labecki and his family sailed aboard Nieuw Amsterdam’s Mediterranean Tapestry cruise throughout Europe this past July and documented his experience in a journal. Below is an entry from their call at Dubrovnik, Croatia. Enjoy! July 16: Dubrovnik, Croatia Nearing the Finish I have to admit that Dubrovnik is a city that I…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Top Five Destinations from HAL Facebook Contest

Top Five Destinations from HAL Facebook Contest

Our Facebook fans have really enjoyed the opportunity to share their travel desires on Facebook since our contest launched in August. While it’s not required to enter, so many of you are having fun selecting your top dream destinations. So, what are the top five places you want to go so far? #1 EUROPE #2…   read more of “Top Five…”

Video: Noordam’s Sail Away from Palermo, Sicily

Special thanks to HAL guests Keith and Christine Brandt for sharing this video of Nordam’s sail away from Palermo, Sicily, which they took from decks aboard Ryndam during their cruise.