Tag: River Cruising

The Rhine River
By Destination, Europe, River Cruise

UNESCO World Heritage Sites Along The Rhine

A big part of Europe’s appeal are the stories that are tied to many-a-historic site, so it is a huge honour and privilege for a city, town or village to have one of its landmarks designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. To be chosen, the site must have incredible cultural, historical, scientific or other type of significance. It might showcase an accomplishment […]

Rhine River
Europe, River Cruise

Discover The Rhine In A New Light

The Rhine has welcomed visitors for many years now as a gateway for the hustle and bustle of big cities and the charm of smaller towns and villages. Fancy yourself a bit of a foodie? A history buff? Or do you like to keep active while away from home? Whatever your interests, we’ve created a river […]

Heidelberg
By Destination, Europe, River Cruise

Four Unmissable German Ports Along The Romantic Rhine

The Rhine is one of Europe’s most iconic rivers, flowing northbound from Graubünden in the Swiss Alps, through Germany and the Netherlands, and finally ending at the North Sea. Here are four unmissable German ports along the romantic Rhine, each with its own history and charm that we’re sure you’ll love.  Mainz  With half-timbered houses and medieval market squares, Mainz is […]

Packing for a trip
River Cruise

The Advantages Of Booking Early

As consumers, we’re used to seeing huge sales year-round, often attached to every hallmark holiday, however there is one type of purchase which is best made in advance and that’s travel! On top of securing some of the best deals on offer there are many advantages to booking early, saving you time, […]

avalon-waterways-excursions
River Cruise

Why I Loved Avalon Waterways Excursions

By Keith Jenkins Originally Posted to www.velvetescape.com Avalon Waterways is a river cruise company with a fleet of ‘Suite Ships’ that ply the major rivers in Europe and Asia. Not a fan of (ocean) cruises, I went on my first river cruise several years ago and I was hooked! Recently, […]

danube-river-cruise
River Cruise

Eating My Way Along the Danube

By Matt Long Originally posted to www.landlopers.com Food is always an important aspect of any trip, but sometimes what I find to eat and drink takes on even greater importance. That was the case most recently when I sailed along the Danube from Budapest to Linz, Austria on a river […]