Founded in 2002, AmaWaterways is a family-owned company that operates 23 ships on European rivers as well as the Mekong and Chobe Rivers. Co-founded by Rudi Schreiner and Kristin Karst, the company is renowned for its innovative cabin design as well as outstanding cuisine; and consistently takes the top spot in the ‘Berlitz Guide to...

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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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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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Cruising on France’s longest river has traditionally been the preserve of flat-bottomed wooden boats known as toue sablières which were once deployed to transport goods along the Loire and its tributaries. Recently, cabin cruisers and small hotel barges have offered the opportunity to explore the Loire Valley with its spectacular châteaux. Due to sandbanks and...

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