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Looking for the Ultimate Cruise? Check out the 111-Day 2017 Grand World Voyage

Looking for the Ultimate Cruise? Check out the 111-Day 2017 Grand World Voyage

Imagine circling the globe, literally, in pampered comfort for more than three months. In 2017, Amsterdam sets off on its exciting Grand World Voyage that takes guests on the most memorable adventure possible. During the 111-day journey, 36 ports of call in 23 countries on five continents await, introducing a rainbow of cultures and customs…   read more of “Looking for the…”

Captain’s Log: Nha Trang and Singapore

Captain’s Log: Nha Trang and Singapore

15th-17th March – Nha Trang, Vietnam and Singapore, Malaysia Having departed Hong Kong, we set sail across the South China Sea towards Nha Trang. The haze/fog had cleared from the Chinese mainland, however the preponderance of fishing boats had to be negotiated again, not only off Hong Kong but Vietnam also, their coastal waters are…   read more of “Captain’s…”

Welcoming Arrival at Nha Trang, Vietnam

Welcoming Arrival at Nha Trang, Vietnam

Thanks to Volendam’s Travel Guide Ian Page for sending in this note and photos from their arrival at Vietnam. Volendam visited Nha Trang, Vietnam on Feb. 12th and we were welcomed by local officials, as well as, dragon dancers, TV crews and leaders of the local tourist organization. The reason? We were their first ship…   read more of “Welcoming Arrival…”

Cruise Diary: A Tale of Two Ports in Vietnam

Cruise Diary: A Tale of Two Ports in Vietnam

Days 68-69, March 14-15: Two Vietnamese ports, Nha Trang and Phu My, on our world cruise itinerary, introduced Humberto, Duffy (our bear that went around the world) and me to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Some passengers had been here during the Vietnam War and for them the stops were akin to a pilgrimage, oftentimes…   read more of “Cruise Diary: A…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Vietnam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Vietnam

The quintessential Vietnam picture … a worker in a rice paddy in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Anthony Garofalo Human Resources Manager ms Noordam