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Cruise Diary: Edifjord, Norway

Cruise Diary: Edifjord, Norway

Guest Elise recently sailed aboard Rotterdam with her daughter and shared her experience with us during their time on board. Enjoy! Edifjord was a port that I did not know much about. I knew it was quaint and charming, but not much else. So we decided to take the Waterfalls and Waffles tour, and it…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Visits Pompeii

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Visits Pompeii

Here is a photo featuring 50 crew members on a tour to Pompeii on September 12. Jack Rebours is Nieuw Amsterdam’s human resources manager.

Cruise Diary: Hjorundfjord and Alesund

Cruise Diary: Hjorundfjord and Alesund

Guest Elise is on board Rotterdam with her daughter and will be sharing her experience with us during their time on board. Enjoy! Alesund is a beautiful town with a lot to see and do. Here we took the Hjorundfjord and Alesund: Jewels in the Crown tour, and it was one of the best I…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Prinsendam at Bordeaux, France

Prinsendam at Bordeaux, France

Special thanks to Jonathan for posting more wonderful photos of Prinsendam on the French website, Les Paquebots à Bordeau ( Cruise Ships in Bordeaux) and his personal Flickr profile.

Eurodam Hosts Nautical Students at Amsterdam

Eurodam Hosts Nautical Students at Amsterdam

Special thanks to Josephine van Gent, HAL’s Coordinator of Student Programs, for sharing this post. First year students of the Nautical and Technical School of Amsterdam visited the Eurodam on Aug. 29, while the ship was docked at Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The students were able to get an up-close look at the layout of a…   read more of “Eurodam Hosts…”

Cruise Diary: Bergen, Norway

Cruise Diary: Bergen, Norway

Guest Elise is on board Rotterdam with her daughter and will be sharing her experience with us during their time on board. Enjoy! We were told that today would be rainy, but the prediction did not deter us from enjoying this charming city. Bergen is a quintessential Norwegian call. The coast is dotted with houses…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: At Nafplion, Greece

Cruise Diary: At Nafplion, Greece

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 the entry from his visit to Nafplion, Greece. Enjoy! July 13th: Nafplion, Greece Changing the Shuttle Today marked the beginning of our ascent of the Aegean Sea….   read more of “Cruise Diary: At…”