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Posts in category: Cruises

Viking Skadi Grand European Cruise

10 Sep 2016
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Viking longboats travel the waterways of the world, particularly rivers, in understated elegance. We chose the two-week Grand European Tour that started in Amsterdam and ended in Budapest. Our floating hotel, which accommodates 190 guests in rooms and suites, carried us to windmills and castles, quaint villages, historic forts, and...

Four River Cruise Destinations That You Should Consider

30 Aug 2016
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The main difference between an ocean cruise and a river cruise is that on an ocean liner you’re taken to a country while on a river boat you’re taken through a country. River cruising is a far more immersive experience as it often goes literally to the heart of the country and offers a special view of the landscape you’re travelling through…

Europe's Finest Treasures: A Trip Along The Rhine Will Leave You Wanting More

5 Aug 2016
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One of the eternally great things about traveling in Europe is the versatility it allows you. With most of the continent having a sea coast, you can sail to almost anywhere. Due to the European Union forging closer links, rail, road and air travel are both affordable and convenient…

7 Little Known Places to Explore from a Cruise Ship

31 Jul 2016
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When the ship is your hotel and you don't have to worry about transporting your belongings from planes to trains or cars, then visiting some of the world's lesser known destinations become a possibility. Here are 7 not so well known places that you might like to explore…

A Stellar Voyage From Stena Line

24 Jul 2016
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The drawbridge is lowered and we roll towards the ferry. The beautiful irony of us being a tad late, as per usual, is that we don't have to queue and drive straight onboard. A kind man with a soft Scottish accent directs us to our designated bay and glances at me with a knowing look as he sees our five-month-old, Emmy, going berserk in the back of the car…

The S.S. Catherine – A Luxurious Boutique Riverboat Experience

4 Jan 2016
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The two-story lobby has a glass elevator, a custom designed Murano glass chandelier, and a fanciful glass horse. The lounge is elegantly decorated with Murano glass light fixtures and comfortable chairs and sofas arranged in conversation groups. The S.S. Catherine has all the amenities of a five-star hotel plus more...

A Voyage to Antarctica

25 Sep 2015
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A journey to the seventh continent is so much more than randomly ticking off another bucket-list destination. The effect Antarctica has on you – physically, emotionally, even spiritually – stays with you forever. The close encounters with whales, the sound of a thousand penguins honking and braying, icebergs as big as castles thrusting up from glassy waters...

What to Pack for Your Summer Cruise

22 Jun 2015
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You’ve packed your cruise bags and checked them twice – yet, it still feels like you’re leaving something behind. This is a common concern among first-time cruisers. You know you'll need weather-appropriate attire, formal wear, comfortable shoes, toiletries swimming gear and cash, but what else? Here are some additional items to bring along...

Cruises for people who don’t do Cruises

6 Apr 2015
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Our Luxury Travel Blog takes a look at the world of cruising, which has changed a great deal over the last few years. Cruising is becoming more and more popular as cruise liners are getting bigger and more lavish with luxury health spas and even their own theatres bringing you some of the latest West End and Broadway hit shows...

Viking European River Cruise - Rhine Getaway

10 Mar 2015
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We take a look at river cruises in today’s Luxury Travel Blog, where Viking longboats travel the waterways of the world, particularly rivers in understated elegance. We chose “Rhine Getaway” that started in Amsterdam and ended in Basel. Our floating hotel, which accommodates 190 guests...