Best of Brugges and Ghent with Canal Cruise

April 29, 2017 mustravel 0

Today we came into the port of Zeebrugge, Belguim to begin the last tour of our European Capital’s cruise. Dutch is the first language spoken in this region but French and German are also considered languages of Belgium as well. As a matter of fact, 75% of the population in [read more…]

Keukenhof Tulip Festival

April 28, 2017 mustravel 0

Today we left for the Keukenhof Gardens on the Keukenhof Tulip Festival tour from the port of Rotterdam.  We had just been here 12 days earlier (see Keukenhof Flower Fields and Bulb Farm with Rembrandt House) via the port of Amsterdam.  Today’s excursion however was offered by the De Buck [read more…]

Glendalough with Kilmainham Gaol

April 23, 2017 mustravel 1

Today we boarded our coach to Glendalough the Valley of the Two Lakes at 8:30am.  The trip from the port of Dublin to Glendalough was about 90 minutes.  Upon entering the bus our first view out the window was of the Samuel Beckett Bridge whose steel beam span was constructed [read more…]

House of Waterford Crystal and Lismore

April 22, 2017 mustravel 0

We left for the House of Waterford Crystal at 9am arriving in Waterford, Ireland about 11am.  After leaving the bus we entered a gift shop, Hibernian Gifts, for some browsing before our scheduled tour of the House of Waterford Crystal at 11:30am.  Hibernian Gifts was less than a 3 minute [read more…]

German Military Occupation Hospital and Museum

April 21, 2017 mustravel 0

We boarded the ships tender at 9am for transport to the port of Guernsey (St. Peter Port).  Our tender arrived at 9:35am near Castle Cornet, which is located directly at the pier.  Our tour for the German Military Occupation Hospital and Museum began shortly afterwards. After a short drive in a [read more…]

Delft the Hague & Madurodam Tour

April 18, 2017 mustravel 0

Our Delft, The Hague & Madurodam tour began at the Tours and Tickets Office at Damrak 26 in Amsterdam on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  We had pre-purchased the excursion about three months earlier via the Tours and Tickets website for 55 Euro each.  We choose this location as it was [read more…]

Royal FloraHolland Flower Auction

April 18, 2017 mustravel 0

Today we took a tour of the Royal FloraHolland Flower Auction in Aalsmeer.  As the Park Plaza Victoria Hotel in Amsterdam is directly across the street from Amsterdam Central Station we were able to pick up F Connection bus 172 by simply crossing the street.  We boarded the F Connection [read more…]

Floating Flower Market with Our Lord in the Attic

April 16, 2017 mustravel 0

Our day began with a train ride from the Amsterdam Shiphol Airport to Amsterdam Central Station.  The train from Amsterdam Shiphol Airport departs from platforms 1 and 2. We found this not easily marked and were a bit confused.  After boarding the train the travel time to Amsterdam was about [read more…]

11 Day Caribbean Princess European Capitals Cruise Tour

European Capitals Cruise aboard Caribbean Princess

April 9, 2017 mustravel 0

Next up on our itinerary is a 11-Day European Capitals cruise with pre-cruise in Amsterdam to coincide with the Keukenhof Gardens Tulip Festival.  This will be our second trip on Princess Cruise Lines.  Our last trip on this line was aboard the Golden Princess for an Alaskan Cruise Tour.  This [read more…]