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Save During Wave! All the Reasons to Book Your Next Cruise During 'Wave Season'

River or Ocean Cruises

 It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and cold weather, cabin fever, and the doldrums of winter are descending. Everyone needs something to...

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Best Souvenirs from an Emerald Cruise on France's Rhone River

Shopping Eu, France

A river cruise on the Rhone allows you to indulge in French cuisine, culture, scenery and lifestyle – and you’re going to want to take the best of the best...

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VIDEO: The Best Christmas Markets on a Viking Rhine River Cruise

Local Events

A Christmas market river cruise in Europe may be the very best way to capture the magic of the season. Our Viking Christmas on the Rhine river cruise from Switzerland...

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"Hoppy" News: UNESCO Lists Czech Hops Landscape as World Heritage Site

Culture & History Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is already a bucket-list destination for beer lovers, with a beer culture dating back to the 10th century, and continuing today, with renowned brewing traditions and iconic...

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Highlights of an Emerald Cruise on Asia's Mekong River

River or Ocean Cruises Asia

One of the world’s longest rivers, flowing through six Asian countries, makes for an exotic Emerald river cruise to remember – and one that will let you strike a few...

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VIDEO: Meet the Moselle River on an Avalon Active & Discovery Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises

The Moselle is one of the rivers less-traveled in Europe, and that’s just the beginning of the magical appeal of an itinerary that sails from Luxembourg, then the Rhine and...

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Two New Ships for Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Beginning 2024

River or Ocean Cruises

Fans of ultra-luxury, all-inclusive boutique European river cruising have two reasons to celebrate. Uniworld has announced the addition of two ships to its fleet. Following the line’s tradition of naming...

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Christmas Markets, NYE, Ice World and Gala Balls: Why Visit Vienna in the Winter

Local Events

Don’t wait til spring or summer to visit Austria’s capital. Some of its most unique experiences take place during the frosty months, where one-of-a-kind local events warm your heart and...

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The Best Way to Experience the Most Romantic River in Europe

River or Ocean Cruises

It is extraordinarily charming to cruise any of the rivers of Europe, but they call it “The Romantic Rhine” for a reason – at least three reasons! And on my...

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New Ships Debut on Two Sensational Rivers: France’s Rhone and the Nile

River or Ocean Cruises

More and more travelers are tuning in to the charms of river cruising through the hearts of some of the world’s most fabulous destinations. Two new ships have just debuted...

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Now You Can Cruise on the Tennessee River

River or Ocean Cruises

Those who love – or would like to try – river cruising close to home can rejoice: there’s a new river to sail on.  In the summer of 2023, American Cruise...

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Crystal’s River and Ocean Ships are Sailing Again, and Here’s Where You Can Find Them

River or Ocean Cruises

All of the former Crystal Cruises’ ships have now found new homes. The original cruise line is no more, but those who love the ships can still sail aboard favorite...

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Viking Becomes the First River Cruise Line to Sail Year-Round in Europe

River or Ocean Cruises

Viking has announced a new river cruise itinerary, debuting in December, 2023, making it the first river cruise line to operate year-round on Europe's rivers - which comes with some...

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The Wine Region You Can’t Miss on a Danube River Cruise in Hungary

Culture & History Hungary, Hungary

King Louis XIV of France called it the ‘wine of kings, the king of wines,’ but remarkably, this Hungarian wine remains under the radar for many wine lovers today. For...

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This is How One River Cruise Line is Marking the 80th Anniversary of D-Day, From London to Paris

River or Ocean Cruises

2024 marks the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings of Allied troops in France to liberate Europe from Nazi occupation. For travelers with family members who served in Normandy, as...

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American Cruise Lines Marks a Half-Century in Service; Charting New U.S. River and Coastal Waters in 2023

River or Ocean Cruises

American Cruise Lines is the oldest U.S. cruise line exclusively sailing along the rivers, waterways and coasts of America, with 2023 marking a half-century of operations. The cruise line visits...

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Why You Should Book a Trip to Egypt During the Centenary of the Discovery of King Tut's Tomb

Culture & History Egypt

A hundred years after the discovery of the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun, “King Tut” remains the most famous of all of ancient Egypt’s rulers – and one of...

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The Christmas Markets You Can't Miss on a Viking 'Christmas on the Rhine' River Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises Central Europe

Viking has debuted a new river cruise that would make even the Grinch burst with Christmas spirit! And if you already love Christmas like I do, Viking’s new ‘Christmas on...

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Trick or... Travel: Top Hallowe'en-Inspired Trips

Culture & History

Supernatural and macabre films, TV series, and novels feed our gathered-round-the-fire love of a scary story. But there’s nothing like the real-life thrill of visiting in person places around the...

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Belmond Debuting New 'Barge' for Luxury Micro-Cruises in Champagne, France

Luxury La Champagne, France

This may be the smallest type of cruise possible. Luxury travel company Belmond is building another mini-river cruise ship. This one will sail just 6 guests through the legendary Champagne...

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The Safest Countries for Solo Women Travelers - Plus Other Top Tips

Before your trip

Never before have more women been traveling solo! Singletons of all ages and stages in life: never-been-married, divorced, widowed… all kinds of women are deciding not to wait to be...

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Another River Cruise Line to Begin Sailing on the Douro in Portugal

River or Ocean Cruises Portugal

Douro river cruises are among the fastest-growing itineraries in European river cruising, and one river cruise line is building a new ship to join the rush to Portugal. Beginning in...

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A Wine River Cruise that's Close to Home

River or Ocean Cruises Portland, Oregon

One of the top reasons many travellers take a European river cruise is for the wine. The banks of many of Europe’s rivers provide the perfect combination of drainage and sun...

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New USPS Stamp Collection Salutes Mississippi River Cruising

River or Ocean Cruises

They don’t call it the “Mighty Mississippi” for nothing. From Lake Itasca’s trickling overspill in Minnesota, the Mississippi travels the length of the continental U.S., growing as it flows for...

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