Is River Cruising for Families?

Is River Cruising for Families? This is a question that we are hearing more and more of late.  The answer to depends on what you are looking for in a vacation. In this writer’s humble opinion, a river cruise is the ultimate stress free vacation.  I have taken countless ocean cruises and always have [...]

Is River Cruising for Families?2017-04-20T23:41:23+00:00

3 Common Misconceptions

Some Myths about Your Travel "Agent" There are 3 huge myths out there about travel agents, or travel professionals as most would prefer to be called - and quite rightly too. This word “agent” is the basis for Myth #1. Investing thousands into your vacation? Hire a professional so you can sit back and relax/ [...]

3 Common Misconceptions2016-12-30T19:14:50+00:00

Travel – a Family Affair

Multi Generational Travel Family life has changed drastically from what it was fifty years ago, even from that of ten years ago. Families are smaller, usually both parents work, and grandparents may be working longer too. So, other than holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, getting everyone together to spend quality time can be problematic. [...]

Travel – a Family Affair2016-12-30T19:14:51+00:00

Packing for a European River Cruise

(Courtesy: Pixabay) Packing For A European River Cruise River cruises are much more casual with more excursions than the usual ocean cruises so you can pack a lot less, and differently. Here’s some tips, but not by any means an exclusive list. 1. If it is in the shoulder season, think [...]

Packing for a European River Cruise2018-10-18T18:20:54+00:00

A Destination Wedding in Jamaica

Sun, sand & surf! Beach at Couples Swept Away After the proposal, what’s more romantic than a wedding? Well, it just might be a destination wedding. With the proper preparation, a couple can tie the knot almost anywhere these days, including a cruise ship. For many couples in North America however, the [...]

A Destination Wedding in Jamaica2016-12-30T19:14:52+00:00

The Old Bridge of Florence

Florence in Italy is full of wondrous sights for the visitor but perhaps the most beautiful spot, especially of an evening, would have to be the “old bridge”, Ponte Vecchio. Crowded most days with shoppers, sightseers, musicians and, alas, great opportunists (pickpockets), you may be hesitant to wade in but as with all locations some [...]

The Old Bridge of Florence2016-12-30T19:14:53+00:00

The Quaint Town of Rudesheim am Rhine

The Quaint Town of Rüdesheim am Rhine Rüdesheim A popular stopping spot for any Rhine River cruise is Rüdesheim, or Rüdesheim am Rhine, located at the eastern bank of the Rhine Gorge not far from the Lorelei. It is surrounded by vineyards and lies below the towering Niederwald. Due to its [...]

The Quaint Town of Rudesheim am Rhine2021-06-17T17:25:52+00:00

Arles, Ancient Roman City in France

Arles It is amazing how the cities along the Rhône and Saône can all be in the same country – sometimes the same region – and can be so different. Cruise along the rivers from Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saône, and you will never be at a loss for something to see. Arles is a [...]

Arles, Ancient Roman City in France2019-01-07T15:40:00+00:00

Lyon, The City of Lights

Lyon, France Perhaps no city will be more memorable than Lyon as one of your ports of call on any south of France river cruise that sails the Saône or Rhône rivers. From river bank to the rising hillsides beyond, the pastel colors and architecture of its buildings portray a place of history, beauty, culture [...]

Lyon, The City of Lights2019-01-07T15:38:47+00:00
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