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Zaandam’s Crew Go Zip Lining in Juneau

Zaandam’s Crew Go Zip Lining in Juneau

Several Zaandam crew members recently took the Rain Forest Canopy and Zipline Expedition in Juneau. Kevin van Gorp, the ship’s art director, shared a couple of pictures with the following note. It exceeded expectations, and I am usually tough to thrill. I had no idea I was also going to go for rides on a…   read more of “Zaandam’s…”

Adventures in Lucca and Pisa, Italy

Adventures in Lucca and Pisa, Italy

Greetings from Nieuw Amsterdam’s shore excursions team! Here’s a photo of guests visiting the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa during our Lucca and Pisa tour in Livorno, Tuscany. Just going with the flow! Hamish Gordon is Nieuw Amsterdam’s shore excursions manager.

Explore the Best of Athens

Explore the Best of Athens

Greetings from Nieuw Amsterdam’s shore excursions Team exploring the Best of Athens at the Acropolis. The Acropolis’ symbolic ruins have survived for 25 centuries and have remained a part of the Greek culture for the entire world to appreciate. Most tours in Athens include a visit to the most famous temple of the Ancient City…   read more of “Explore the Best of…”

Experience the Charm of Venice From a Gondola

Experience the Charm of Venice From a Gondola

Greetings from the shore excursions team on the Nieuw Amsterdam. As some of you already know, Venice is best admired from the water. We accompanied a group of guests on the maiden voyage on board the ms Nieuw Amsterdam. We boarded the gondolas near St. Mark’s Square and off we went, gently gliding through the…   read more of “Experience the…”

Maasdam Visits Vigur Bird Island

Maasdam Visits Vigur Bird Island

On July 25, the Maasdam visited the port of Isafjordur, Iceland. One of the tours offered to the guests was Off the Beaten Track: Cruise to Vigur Bird Island. Here are photos from the tour. Enjoy!

Postcards from the Mediterranean

Postcards from the Mediterranean

Here are more fabulous photos from professional photographer Beth Wild, taken during her Mediterranean cruise in August 2009. Our shore excursion in Olympia was another super hot day in Greece, but to walk the paths of something so incredible was worth it!

Kayaking Alongside Eurodam

Kayaking Alongside Eurodam

HAL guest Ernie Wood sent us this note and cool photo from his recent Kayak Tour at Geiranger fjord during his cruise aboard Eurodam. During this shore excursion, guest can experience the natural beauty of Geiranger Fjord while paddling along the steep fjord walls—no kayaking experience required. We had a terrific time on the Eurodam…   read more of “Kayaking Alongside…”