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Spending Christmas Away From Home? Everything You Need To Know For The Perfect Winter Getaway

25 Nov 2016
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With Christmas fast approaching, it’s tempting to turn your attention to sunnier shores. Whether you’re a seasoned Christmas traveller, or have never spent the season away from home, this is the guide for you. Christmas is a stressful time of year. It’s no wonder many of us turn our attention to getting away, rather than getting involved…

Five Awesome Ideas For A January Break

25 Nov 2016
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Once Christmas is all wrapped up, most people are ready for winter to be done. Sadly, it tends to drag on for another month or two, lingering about like a dark and frosty hangover. Bah. Still, not to worry! Nothing solves a problem like saying “nope” and running off, so here’s some inspiration to help you plan the perfect January retreat. Let’s start the new year off in style, shall we…

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…

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...