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Nieuw Amsterdam on a Gorgeous Day in Santorini

Nieuw Amsterdam on a Gorgeous Day in Santorini

Thanks to Marsha Nager for sending in this post and beautiful photo taken in Santorini, Greece, while on her cruise with Nieuw Amsterdam. My husband and I sailed on Nieuw Amsterdam in the summer of 2011 and took this beautiful photo in Santorini. You can see Nieuw Amsterdam in the background on a gorgeous day,…   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam on…”

Cruise Diary: Corfu, Greece

Cruise Diary: Corfu, 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 an entry from their call at Corfu, Greece. Enjoy! July 15th Adding to the Weave Corfu is an island in the northwest of Greece. As we sailed…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Olympia, Greece

Cruise Diary: Olympia, 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 an entry from their call at Olympia, Greece. Enjoy! July 14th: Olympia, Greece Showcasing the Background Today was a pretty big day. We sailed from the southeast…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Joanne’s Postcards from Corfu, Greece

Joanne’s Postcards from Corfu, Greece

I’m back on the Nieuw Amsterdam and enjoying the Mediterranean. These photos are from the Cephalonia Highlights shore excursion in Corfu. It’s a large island and as you can see, Corfu has some amazing colors both on land and in the water.

Nieuw Amsterdam Donates to Athens Church

Nieuw Amsterdam Donates to Athens Church

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.

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…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Anchored at Santorini, Greece

Nieuw Amsterdam Anchored at Santorini, Greece

Here is a snapshot from my exciting 24-day cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam. It was taken on Saturday, September 1, in the beautiful Santorini, Greece. – Jesús Armengol

Cruise Diary: Santorini, Greece

Cruise Diary: Santorini, Greece

July 27, 2012 Our phone rang with our wake-up call at precisely 7:30 a.m. After showering and a Lido breakfast we went to the Queens Lounge to get tender tickets. That went really smooth and there was no line so we didn’t even need tickets. We could just go to the tender and then ashore…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”