Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Seabourn Encore – Ultra Luxury

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

During the past decade, the cruise industry has made significant investments in upgrading hardware and onboard services to upgrade their products.   And, it’s not just cruise lines in the luxury category. Most premium operators have made big investments too, which has served to close the gap between premium and luxury.  It’s become commonplace for the […]

Viking River Cruises – What is a River Cruise?

Monday, August 21st, 2017

 Nothing Compares to a River Cruise River cruising is a relaxing, immersive and thoroughly enjoyable form of travel where you can enjoy ever-changing scenery along the banks of waterways such as the Danube, Rhine, Seine, Douro, Volga and Yangtze. Unpack just once on an award-winning, state-of-the-art 190-guest Longship and journey into the very heart of […]

My Tremendous Tauck Bridges River Cruise Experience

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure, Carefree Vacations My sixteen-year-old niece and I arrived in Paris on July 14th, Bastille Day. We were greeted by a cheerful French man holding a Tauck Tours sign at Charles de Gaulle airport. He whisked us away to our Pullman Eiffel Tower Hotel where the view of La Tour […]

COMO Metropolitan Hotel, London

Friday, July 28th, 2017

Review – COMO Metropolitan Hotel, London As a broad jumping off point, this property earns its five-star rating in every way possible. And, it puts itself in an elite category vis-a-vis other hotels at this level. The following paints a more specific picture of the features of this excellent property.  Location The Metropolitan Hotel by […]

Crystal is ‘World’s Best’ – Again and Again and Again

Friday, July 28th, 2017

 Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises take top Travel + Leisure honors, as Crystal Cruises continues to shine              LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2017 – From the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ come two more awarded luxury travel experiences, as Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition […]

The Viking Difference: The Thinking Person’s Cruise

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

We travel to explore, to learn, to understand. As the world’s leading river cruise line, we believe in offering you extraordinarily well-designed cruises that bring you closer to the cultures of the world. That’s why our intimate, inclusive itineraries are designed to help you explore nuances of your destination: its food, culture, people and customs. […]

Regent Seven Seas – It’s All Included

Monday, June 19th, 2017

IT’S ALL INCLUDED… This is cruising as it was meant to be — where even the most sought-after amenities are included: FREE Business Class Air*, FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions, FREE WiFi, and much more. Guests enjoy unparalleled hospitality and impeccable service by our professional staff in a sophisticated ambiance. They delight in the expansive spaciousness […]

How To Pick Your First Cruise

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

How To Pick Your First Cruise The things that make cruising an ideal vacation may also make planning it an adventure: options and flexibility. From itineraries that can cover the coastal United States and the Caribbean to China and Australia, to the many amenities available on today’s ships, cruising really does have something for everyone. […]

Your view from the Rhine: Legends, Castles and Kings

Monday, November 28th, 2016

YOUR VIEW FROM THE RHINE: LEGENDS, CASTLES & KINGS November 17, 2016 by Crystal Cruises When Crystal Bach embarks on her maiden voyage next summer, she’ll sail into a veritable fantasy land along the romantic Rhine. Stretching from its glacier Alpine source and emptying into the North Sea, this great river winds through the heart […]

Why You Should Take a Holiday Cruise

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

By: Connie Motz Okay, you know the routine. Relentless holiday planning starts months in advance. Who will be coming for dinner, where are they going to stay – how am I ever going to have enough time to get everything done??! I don’t know about you, but for me the stressful holiday season is always […]