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Blog posts for tag: Cruise Ships

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…

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…

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...

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...

Finding that ideal Cruise

14 Jan 2015
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Booking international travel is no mean feat and the mere thought of the stress that is often involved with the organisation process can be enough to put some people off the idea entirely! Cruise ship holidays are no exception to this but thankfully Dealchecker has come up with a clever solution...

The Isles of Greece with Azamara Club Cruises

25 Oct 2014
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Being at sea is an incredible experience, even an exploration, due to the vastness and the unpredictability of the ocean. So cruising, by extension, can be thrilling or pleasant for this very reason. Azamara Quest is trying very hard to tick all these boxes. And if you are looking for a luxury cruise, you could do worse than Azamara Club Cruises...

How to Travel in Luxury without all the Packing

16 Oct 2014
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What does luxury mean to you? Perhaps it means free-flowing champagne. Maybe it’s butler service. Or possibly it’s the freedom to do whatever you feel like, at whatever hour of the day. I recently took a nine-day voyage with Silversea...