Of all the ports on my European cruise on Nieuw Amsterdam, it’s in Corfu that I perfect the art of the stroll. I fall in love with the labyrinth of Corfu town immediately, with its ancient feel and the warmth of its shopkeepers. I’m with my dad and another family who are family to us… read more of “My European Cruise:…”
Holland America Line guest William Norton and his wife have been cruising with us for more than 15 years. During that time, they’ve taken many adventures around the globe, and William has captured them in beautiful photographs. If you’re not sure where you want to cruise, perhaps William’s photos will entice you toward one region… read more of “Lookbook: Cruising…”
Once you’ve decided to take a Holland America Line cruise to the Mediterranean, you quickly are faced with a second decision to make: should you cruise to the eastern Med or western Med? The truth is, you can’t go wrong with either choice, and if you have more time you should consider doing a longer… read more of “Eastern vs….”
From the fjords of Norway to Greece’s golden beaches, Holland America Line’s Europe cruises span the entire region. North, south, east and west, Holland America Line carefully crafts each itinerary to showcase the most exciting, interesting, popular, unique and memorable ports of call.
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,…”
Noel Bell, HAL guest and frequent blog contributor, is on Noordam for 21 days and is sharing photos from his trip. Here are some snapshots taken during his call at Mykonos, Greece. A very lovely island here in Greece just off the Turkish coast. As you can see, it has the famous Greek style windmills… read more of “Photo Diary:…”
During our visit to Mykonos, Greece I had an opportunity to take some great images. I took some of the famous windmills, some of the sunset and one of our previous family, the still beautiful Windstar.
July 24, 2012 We love the way Holland America compiled the itinerary for this cruise. Not just every day an early arrival in port to leave around 5 pm but more or less tailored to the destination. Our arrival in Mykonos was scheduled for 1 pm, so we had an extra half sea-day. Time enough… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”