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You’ve Missed Danube Day But You Can Still Discover Europe’s Record-Breaking River

Local Events

Every year on June 29th, eighty-one million people in 14 European countries celebrate the single river that ties them together and provides drinking water, food, power, recreation, jobs and transportation....

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Now You Can Discover Your European Family Heritage While Sailing on a River Cruise

Culture & History Central Europe

It’s news that marries two of the fastest-growing styles of travel: river cruising and family heritage travel. AmaWaterways has partnered with Ancestry, the company that specializes in genomics and connecting...

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Riding the Rails AND the Waves in the Latest Travel Trend

Luxury

There’s a phrase in travel: ‘Multi-modal’. Think of ‘planes, trains and automobiles,’ where you complete your trip via a number of different types of transportation. Multi-modal travel is not new. But one...

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Yes, You Can Cruise Again - This Summer! Here's How.

River or Ocean Cruises

No sailing in American or Canadian waters yet? No problem! That’s what at least three cruise lines – so far - are saying.Plus, some other lines confirming they’re able to start cruising...

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World's Longest River Cruise Set for 2023

River or Ocean Cruises

46 nights. 7 rivers. 14 countries. You’ve heard of ocean ‘World Cruises’. This is the first of its kind for river cruising and may be the start of a whole new...

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Every 10 Years, This ‘World’s Fair’ of Flowers Upstages Netherlands’ Tulip Time. Don’t Miss Floriade 2022

Local Events Netherlands

 If you thought Tulip Time in the Netherlands was the ultimate garden travel experience, you haven’t heard about Floriade.Horticulture is famously the Netherlands’ most ‘colorful’ industry. The country sells half...

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8 New Cruise Ships You Missed in 2020 - And Why to Sail Them Soon

River or Ocean Cruises

Can we hit the reset button on 2020? Usually, at the beginning of each year, we look forward to new ships guests will be among the first in the world to...

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Christmas in July On A Holiday Do-Over River Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

If this year’s altered holiday celebrations left you wistful and nostalgic for full-bore Christmas festivities, there’s a river cruise that gives you a chance for a re-do. Christmas in July on...

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2 Travel-Inspired Beverages to get you in the Holiday Spirit

Culture & History

You may not be celebrating the holidays as usual this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create some new holiday entertaining traditions.While we wait to travel and celebrate again,...

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This is the First US-based River Cruise Line to Restart Cruising in Europe

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

Americans are still barred from Europe, and Canadians are technically permitted into Europe but still under their own government restrictions against leisure travel and required to quarantine 14 days upon...

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Places You Can Tour Wine Country Close to Home

Sightseeing North America

There may be more places than you think.California's legendary wine regions and famous wineries have the weather, the scenery, the lifestyle, and of course, the wines, that put them at...

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Bubble Cruising? Yes, You Can Cruise Close to Home

River or Ocean Cruises North America

COVID's impact on travel is having one brilliant effect: it's shining a spotlight on the boom in cruising on the waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries...

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What's a Travel Bubble? Plus 3 Tips For Making the Most of Yours

Before your trip North America

You might see this view sooner than you think.The world of travel has begun to re-open. But it’s not like the tap has suddenly been turned full blast. More like a...

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Doubling Down on the Future of Small Ship Travel: This Cruise Line Confirms 2 New Ships Launching in 2021

River or Ocean Cruises

As we all look at our calendars trying to plan when we’ll travel again, one cruise line is sure its small ship cruises will strike a chord with travelers eager...

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And Now For Some Good News In Travel

Awesome Travel Stuff

We hope you are well and keeping yourself, your family and your community safe by staying at home. Now, more than ever, we all really need some good news.

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5 Top Spring Flower Spectacles and Where to Find Them

Outdoor Activities Europe

If you're like me, Spring can never come too soon. And nothing says Spring like new flower blossoms. This year, treat yourself to an abundance of Spring in one of these...

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Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands, Netherlands

One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and even through the countryside that...

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Channel Your Inner Van Gogh on this Avalon Discovery Shore Excursion in Amsterdam

River or Ocean Cruises Netherlands

What happens when you put three non-painters in a painting workshop? Can you really learn to paint like Van Gogh in an afternoon?  Those were the questions on all our minds...

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River Cruising has Changed Forever - The AmaMagna Sets Sail

River or Ocean Cruises Europe

A new river cruise ship has embarked on the Danube, and it's unlike anything else on the rivers of Europe. The word 'revolutionized' gets overused, but AmaWaterways' AmaMagna has overturned how...

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A Uniworld River Cruise in the Bordeaux Wine Region

River or Ocean Cruises Bordeaux, France

It's a wine-lover's dream river cruise! The world famous wine region of Bordeaux is home to some of the most famous wines and chateaux, grands crus, towns and legends. If you've ever...

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The Best Trip You Can Make to Honour Canada's Veterans in Memory of the 75th Anniversay of DDay

Culture & History Normandy, France

2019 marks the 75th anniversary of DDay. On June 6, 1944, Canada joined British, American and other Allied troops in storming the Nazi-held shore of France along the coast of Normandy.Of...

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6 Ways to Cruise Rivers and Waterways Close to Home This Year

River or Ocean Cruises North America

It's no secret that river and small ship cruising is one of travel's biggest trends. What may still be an open secret is the boom in cruising on the inland...

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Happy 4th of July and Canada Day! Celebrating Neighbors and Staycations

Awesome Travel Stuff North America

If you've ever taken a cruise or traveled to Alaska, you may recognize this place. From sea level in Skagway, Alaska, the White Pass & Yukon railway climbs an incredible 3000...

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3 Reasons to Book Off-Season Travel

Before your trip

Experienced travelers know there’s a code when it comes to travel seasons. High season, low season, shoulder season and off season – your choice of travel season can make a big...

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