From its source at Martinskapelle in the Black Forest, the Danube forges an easterly course for 1,771 miles before it reaches the Black Sea in a sprawling delta.  Passing through no fewer than ten countries, this fabled waterway has been a cultural lifeline and commercial highway since Roman times. Despite Johann Strauss’s waltz extolling the...

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The beginning of Advent is a magical time across Europe when Christmas markets overflow with Yuletide cheer. Many of the festive traditions we celebrate in Britain can be traced back to the famous Christkindlmarkts which sprang up in German-speaking towns as well as other regions of the former Holy Roman Empire during the Middle Ages....

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Step on-board Riviera Travel's very own MS Emily Brontë for a short visit while she sailed through Cologne, Germany. Join Scott Perry, our very own Packaging Support Executive, as he explores the ship's facilities, food and fun for himself. Read on to see what he thought of the ship and Cologne's surroundings. Initial impressions As I...

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Join our team on-board two AmaWaterways' ships - AmaCerto and AmaPrima - as they set sail along the Danube for an unforgettable experience. Our very own Product Manager, Rebecca Welsby, enjoyed a trip aboard AmaWaterways, visiting stunning destinations, sampling the fine foods and exploring this wonderful waterway for herself. Read on to see what she...

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The Travel Corporation is a highly successful venture with more than 30 top brands, including the renowned Red Carnation Hotels and the Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. Combining the tour planning and hotel management expertise of TTC’s sister companies with Uniworld’s nautical experience has created a new lodestar in luxury river cruising. Each vessel boasts...

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From fine dining every night, luxuriously-appointed staterooms and contemporary features throughout, river cruises are an intimate way to sail the world’s waterways. There are fourteen river cruise lines to choose from with RiverVoyages, each offering their own benefits and boasting a stunning fleet to sail aboard. Amadeus Boasting ten 5-star cruise ships, Amadeus has perfected...

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Emerald Waterways has made a big impression on the river cruising world since its launch in 2014 as a little sister to Australian-owned Scenic. While Scenic offers ultra-inclusive, five-star deluxe cruising, the Emerald experience is supposed to be four-star and priced accordingly, but in reality, its smart new ships with their chic, contemporary design have...

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