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Cruise Diary: Venice, Day 2

Cruise Diary: Venice, Day 2

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 his last entry from the cruise detailing their call at Venice. Enjoy! July 18th Tying Up the Loose Ends Venice, Italy Our bags were out before 1AM….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Livorno, Italy

Cruise Diary: Livorno, 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. As you know this cruise is nearly a copy of the one we did last year. We love the cities this particular cruise calls at. Our experiences have shown us that…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

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: Cagliari Cathedral

Cruise Diary: Cagliari Cathedral

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. Climbing a steep hill is the way to find the most historic sites of Cagliari. It is a climb of about a little more than half an hour to reach the…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Naples and the Amalfi Coast

Cruise Diary: Naples and the Amalfi Coast

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 Naples and the Amalfi Coast. Enjoy! July 10th Adding Some Colors We awoke to a site that I didn’t expect but…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Rome

Cruise Diary: Rome

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 his entry from his visit to Rome. Enjoy! July 9th Adding the Thread: Rome Often in life it seems like the anticipation is greater than the event….   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Sailing Away from Venice

Cruise Diary: Sailing Away from Venice

July 19, 2012: Our first night on board Nieuw Amsterdam we slept like a rose. We had a very comfortable (and huge) bed. For the kids, the stewards transformed the couch into a bed and they lowered the ceiling above us, where another bed became available. Of course with four people in the room and…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”