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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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Caving Meets Wine Tasting on a River Cruise in the South of France

River or Ocean Cruises Avignon, France

You’ve heard of wine caves - how about wine caving? WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE to learn more about this new, and one-of-a-kind experience on an Avalon Waterways river cruise on...

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European River Cruise Season Begins! AmaWaterways' Co-Founder Shares Trends and Tips for 2022

River or Ocean Cruises

One of the first signs of spring for travel and cruise lovers like me… isn’t the first tulip or robin. It’s the return of river cruising in Europe. This year...

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Travel Company Leaders Dish on their Most Romantic Trips

Awesome Travel Stuff

Step away from the chocolates. Move over, diamonds. The most romantic gift is time together with your best-beloved, and shared experiences that ignite – or reignite – the flames. If...

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Seeing is Believing: Health Protocols are No Barrier to Enjoying a European River Cruise

River or Ocean Cruises Eu, France

If a picture speaks a thousand words, then a video is running commentary. That's why we wanted to share with you exactly what the health protocols on board an Avalon...

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Vienna's New Rooftop Bars

Dining Vienna, Austria

Austria’s capital city is famous as a cradle of classical music and high culture, for its skyline shaped by Hapsburg palaces, the Opera House and city symbol Giant Ferris Wheel,...

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River Cruising 'French Immersion'

River or Ocean Cruises Eu, France

The secret about river cruising was out, even before the pandemic. Like all cruise travel, it's the ‘easy button’ way to ‘sample’ multiple destinations and get an overview of a...

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5 Top Places to Nama-'Stay' During National Yoga Month

Wellness

For many of us, September feels more like the ‘New Year’ than when the calendar says it’s January. Time to exhale, regroup, and reset yourself on a fulfilling course for...

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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...

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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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How This New American River Cruise Ship May Surprise You

River or Ocean Cruises North America

When you think of ships that cruise American rivers, you might picture paddlewheels, riverboat gamblers, and ladies with parasols.But while some cruise ships exploring the United States by river pay...

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Ah, Venice: Luxurious New River Ship Sailing One of Europe's Most Unique Itineraries Revealed

River or Ocean Cruises Venice, Italy

A passion for style, art, cuisine and living well. Capturing that iconic Italian way of life and the essence of Venice was the goal of the latest ‘Super Ship’ by Uniworld...

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3 Top Trips for Golfers Who Cruise - From Close to Home to Around the World

Outdoor Activities

Suddenly, everyone is golfing again.With only a few minor tweaks that courses have easily implemented, the game checks all the boxes for a COVID-safe pastime. So it’s no surprise that...

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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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