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Explorer’s Scrapbook: Rome’s Colosseum

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Rome’s Colosseum

Maasdam was docking in Civitavechia, Italy, so I took an early train to get to Rome. I got into Rome around 9 a.m. and I took a shot of the Colosseum, just a perfect morning to take a picture. I gde Suardhana Pinnacle Grill Waiter ms Maasdam

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Buon Appetito!

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Buon Appetito!

As they say… ‘When in Rome…” When in Rome I eat as the Romans do. Don’t forget to have this favorite of mine — Spaghetti Carbonara. It’s not a creamy sauce like you find in the U.S. After the crisp bacon chunks and black pepper are added to spaghetti straight from the pot a raw…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Tour in Rome

Nieuw Amsterdam Crew Tour in Rome

On Nieuw Amsterdam’s last call at Civitavecchia, 62 of our crew members had the chance to visit Rome for a few hours. A Civitavecchia sightseeing tour by bus was arranged, as well as a few hours of free time for everyone to explore a bit of this beautiful city with so much history. Jaime de…   read more of “Nieuw Amsterdam…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Vatican City

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Vatican City

The Vatican is an amazing city despite it’s small size (.6 mile long and .5 mile wide). Nestled in Rome, you can spend a full day exploring the home of the Pope, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter’s Basilica. Be sure to bring a camera because there is so much beautiful art and architecture to capture…   read more of “Explorer’s…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Vatican City

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Vatican City

My trip to Vatican City was nothing short of spectacular and it left a lasting impression with me. St. Peter’s Basilica was, without a doubt, the most impressive piece of architecture I’ve ever seen. Pictures and words could not describe how magnificent the basilica was. It’s easy to forget that within the heart of Rome…   read more of “Explorer’s…”