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 […]
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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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
AMAWATERWAYS AMAZING JOURNEY TO CAMBODIA AND SOUTH TO VIETNAM VIA THE MEKONG RIVER First and foremost let me just say WOW! The adventure was more than I ever thought it could be or would be. While the travel to and from Asia is almost unbearable, the adventure was well worth it. I flew in […]
One of the wonderful rewards of being a travel consultant is using your knowledge and expertise to guide friends and family on magical adventures to the world’s most captivating destinations. Carefree Vacations Agent, Lynn Rodrigues, recently enjoyed this reward hosting a small affinity group on a Rhine River Cruise with Uniworld River Cruises. The group […]
I recently returned from a Viking River Cruise along the Rhine River from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam, the Netherlands aboard the Viking Var, one of Viking’s newest longships. Regarding the ship – all of the 15 longships are identical. Clean lines, minimal décor, a Scandinavian ‘Ikea-style’ with blond wood and glass, giving the illusion spaces […]
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 […]
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Now you can cruise Europe’s rivers in a small sized luxury ship while you sip wine and take in the gorgeous scenery that only river cruise lines can get to. AmaWaterways introduces wine theme cruises and Jewish heritage cruises. Take what you know about each and reach a whole new level on these cruises that will expand your knowledge and bring your readings to life!