On July 10, 2013, while the ship was docked at Kusadasi, Turkey, the crew members of the Nieuw Amsterdam visited the ancient city of Ephesus. The ancient city of Ephesus, located near the Aegean Sea in modern day Turkey, was one of the great cities of the Greeks in Asia Minor and home to the… read more of “Postcard from…”
Thanks to Niño L. Lagare, Eurodam‘s second electrician, for sending in this great photo from Ephesus at Kusadasi, Turkey. The world-famous ancient Greek-Roman city of Ephesus offers a breathtaking scenery. The panorama itself will drag your imagination to the past. This is a city St. Paul once visited and wrote about in his Letter to the… read more of “Exploring…”
Thanks to Susie and Glenn for sending in some photos from their recent trip to Italy, Greece and Turkey aboard Eurodam. We have recently returned from our first cruise taking in sites in Italy, Greece and Turkey. Absolutely loved it. The ms Eurodam was excellent and the staff very warm and professional. Highly recommend this… read more of “A First Cruise on…”
Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’ll catch up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! We have been to Kusadasi many times before and we really like it there. It is a big tourist destination, with one of the main… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Jack Rebours is Nieuw Amsterdam’s human resources manager.
July 26, 2012 Today we docked in Kusadasi, Turkey. Our first stop on the Asian continent on this cruise. Most guests left the ship early to see the excavations at Ephesus. So did we, last year on ms Noordam. This year we stayed in Kusadasi.
I’m in Alaska now, but I was in Turkey last summer. The delicious, local food was a real treat. I enjoyed watching them prepare the dishes. Yono Sudarto Controller ms Statendam
On our recent call together in Kusadasi both Noordam and Nieuw Amsterdam fielded football (soccer) teams to compete in a friendly match. Team Noordam was feeling really good with our new uniforms, but sadly, we did not win. The final score was an admirable 4-3, with Nieuw Amsterdam pulling out a win in the last… read more of “Noordam and Nieuw…”