Capturing the brilliance of Bordeaux and joining the fleet as the newest Super Ship, S.S. Bon Voyage is a spectacular vessel paying homage to the typical French flair that Uniworld Cruise Line is known for. Reborn from the former River Royale, the ship underwent a $14 million transformation to reveal new accommodation, dining venues, pool...

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Wellness plays a major part in holidays these days, with people seeking out relaxing retreats and leisure activities to keep us fit and healthy. River cruise lines are stepping up to this trend with a range of cruises and wellness-inspired activities to keep guests happy and pampered on-board. Which cruise lines have wellness facilities and...

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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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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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