Avalon Waterways christens latest Suite Ship in Vienna

Avalon Waterways has recently introduced its latest Suite Ship in Vienna. The vessel is named the Avalon Illumination and will carry 166 passengers on exciting voyages along the waterways of Europe. The Avalon Illumination was christened on the 3rd June by Australian television personality Deborah Hutton and is the third ship this year to be […]

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Sail aboard the Royal Crown with Titan

Titan Travel are currently offering a number of exciting river cruises aboard the Royal Crown river cruise ship, sailing along some of Europe’s most iconic waterways and visiting famous ports as part of eight or nine day itineraries. This charming river cruise vessel boasts an elegant profile and stylish Art Deco inspired cabins, providing guests […]

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Cruising the Danube with AmaWaterways, part 2

Following on from our previous blog post, today we’re following Natalie’s adventures on day two of her cruise down the Lower Danube… Day Two I’m not sure what it is about the first full day of being away on holiday, but you can just never sleep in. Your body clock just wakes you up with […]

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Cruising the Danube with AmaWaterways, part 1

In our latest post we’re following guest blogger Natalie’s adventures on her next river cruise – an AmaWaterways voyage down the Lower Danube… Day One Today was an early start, with my alarm sounding at 2am to catch my flight. I flew from Stansted with Ryanair, who brightened my early start with their new rule […]

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MS Jane Austen Set For 2015

After the debut of the sleek new vessel Lord Byron, cruisers can look forward to a whole new vessel from Riviera Travel in 2015 – the MS Jane Austen. The brand new ship has been crafted by master ship builders Scylla MG. Based in Switzerland, the company has over 40 years of experience when it […]

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Top 5 Must-see Attractions in Budapest

An undisputed highlight of river cruises, Budapest definitely rewards repeat visits. The worst thing you can say about this remarkable city is that it’s impossible to see all of its attractions in a single visit, with both sides of the iconic chain bridge packed with historical marvel after historical marvel. The Parliament Building might be […]

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Family Friendly River Cruises from Uniworld

River cruises are often viewed as exclusively for the older generation, but with Uniworld, this is simply not the case. Uniworld have launched a number of multigenerational family orientated river cruise programs, designed to cater for people of all ages – old and young! These extra special voyages are scheduled to take place over the […]

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Viking Longship Embla – who was Embla?

Almost every river cruise ship in Viking’s enormous fleet takes its name from Norse mythology, from Aegir right through to Var. This time we’re finding out more about Embla, the first woman in the world according to Viking myth… Who was Embla? Embla and Askr were the first humans in Norse mythology. They were thought […]

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Emerald Waterways launches new Emerald Star

Emerald Waterways has recently revealed its new ship, the Emerald Star, which launched on 24th May. This is the second of their cutting-edge Star Ship vessels, which features a huge number of river cruise innovations that are already getting passengers excited about upcoming voyages. The Emerald Star features: On-board cinema and two dining venues Heated […]

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