Posts Tagged ‘France’

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 […]

Culinary Creations: Flavors of Provence

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Regent Seven Seas Cruises guests have a unique opportunity to travel into the stunning Provençal countryside and indulge in its fresh, flavorful cuisine by participating in an exclusive hands-on cooking class and sampling wines and local delicacies between tours of charming traditional villages. Embark on a culinary adventure with the new Culinary Creations: Flavors of […]

Paris – Highlights of The City of Lights’ Unique Arrondissements

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Whether it is the culture, food, art, wine, romance, or a mélange of it all, Paris finds itself on nearly everyone’s bucket list, and for good reason.  It is almost impossible to avoid beauty in the City of Lights, and with a diverse selection of experiences to suit every taste, the capital of France proves […]

The City of Lights – Cruising the River Seine on board AMALegro

Monday, May 6th, 2013

  There is a myth, undoubtedly being perpetuated by active travelers, that riverboat cruising is for the faint of heart.  This clever ploy undoubtedly exists to ensure their access to the complimentary bikes, fast-paced walking tours or the front row seats for the wine tasting seminars.  Riverboat travel, once a well-hidden secret, is becoming mainstream […]

Exploring Europe’s Wine Regions on a Celebrity Cruise

Friday, October 26th, 2012

I recently cruised through the wine regions of England, France, Spain and Portugal on a Wine Discovery Cruise aboard the Celebrity Cruise ship, Celebrity Constellation. Wine tasting isn’t the only wine activity I enjoyed on this cruise through beautiful wine regions with overnight stays in Paris/Normandy and Bordeaux.

Europe’s Dazzling Holiday Markets

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Enjoy Europe’s holiday market tradition which began more than 500 years ago in Germany. Shop, eat, drink and be merry as you get into the Christmas spirit throughout Europe.