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Exploring Oia and Fira at Santorini

Exploring Oia and Fira at Santorini

Thanks to Nieuw Amsterdam guest Angela Wu for sending in some photos while visiting Greece. Angela went to Santorini where she visited the towns of Oia and Fira. It’s just gloriously beautiful … I can see why Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt bought a vacation home for $5.5M just outside of Oia!— Angela Wu

Cruise Diary: Mahon, Minorca

Cruise Diary: Mahon, Minorca

Five-Star Mariners 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! Welcome to Mahon, Minorca, Spain. Minorca is the capital and seaport of the Spanish island of Minorca (or “Menorca”). Minorca is the second largest and…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Alghero, Sardinia

Cruise Diary: Alghero, Sardinia

Five-Star Mariners 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! Today we were supposed to visit Alghero, Sardinia, but when we got there, the sea conditions were not great for anchoring and tendering, so the…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Civitavecchia, Italy

Cruise Diary: Civitavecchia, Italy

Five-Star Mariners 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! This is a port where we go biking! We got off the ship, out the port, and turn right, going along the lovely plaza…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Cruise Diary: Sorrento, Italy

Cruise Diary: Sorrento, Italy

Guests Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’re catching up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! What a beautiful, warm, calm watered and sunny day it was in Sorrento!!! The Captain had really called it correctly and we were so happy…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”

Exploring Mykonos, Greece

Exploring Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, known for its windmills, has a typical white and blue theme to it. Lots of small, narrow streets beckon the tourist with colors and zillions of small shops. The people in town are quite friendly and helpful but it’s the winding streets that always draw me in. I wasn’t able to catch the sunset…   read more of “Exploring Mykonos,…”

Cruise Diary: Day 2 Venice, Italy

Cruise Diary: Day 2 Venice, Italy

Five-Star Mariners Jan and Dick Yetke set sail on Prinsendam’s 64-day Grand Mediterranean Voyage in March, and we’re catching up as quickly as possible. Enjoy the journey with Jan and Dick! So, today is our second day in Venice. First thing is we have to return the car by about 10 am. No problem getting…   read more of “Cruise Diary: Day 2…”