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European Christmas Markets River Cruise: Perfect Girlfriend Vacation

European Christmas Markets River Cruise: Perfect Girlfriend Vacation

Want to try something totally different with your shopping buddies? Sail the Danube from Nuremberg to Vienna for a European Christmas Markets River Cruise. Hassle free this unique trip will provide much more than entertainment for you and your friends. Christmas markets ooze with atmosphere.  Each individually decorated kiosk shines with bright colorful lights mingled […]

Holland America Line: Mexican Riviera Christmas Cruise

Holland America Line: Mexican Riviera Christmas Cruise

Yes, it is early to talk about Christmas travel plans; but sometimes it is better to be in-the-know ahead of time so you don’t miss out on a great adventure! Holland America has a Christmas cruise along the Mexican Riviera which departs from San Diego on December 18th and returns on December 26th. It is […]

Norwegian Cruise Line Review: Escape to the Mexican Riviera

Norwegian Cruise Line Review: Escape to the Mexican Riviera

Jill and I sailed the Mexican Riviera onboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Star for eight days in the middle of November. This was our second cruise in 2006 on the Star, our first being a few months previously, to Alaska. The itinerary: Depart from The Port of Los Angeles, spend two days at sea before […]

Viking River Cruise Reviews: Anchored in History – A Danube River Cruise!

Viking River Cruise Reviews: Anchored in History – A Danube River Cruise!

Who exactly was it that came up with the term “Blue Danube”? Well, if memory (could be in trouble now) and research are our guides (best bet), we’re guessing it had something to do with that Austrian fellow, Johann Strauss II. “An der schönen blauen Donau” is the title of the waltz composed in 1867 […]

Uniworld River Queen Cruise Review: River Cruising At Its Best!

Uniworld River Queen Cruise Review: River Cruising At Its Best!

Cruising the Rhine, Main and Danube on the Uniworld River Queen is a trip you should consider. The rivers, locks and the little towns along the rivers are hard to describe in one article, but considering this was my first river cruise, I couldn’t have picked a better one. The ship and its crew were […]

AMA Waterways MS Amadagio: Have Cabin Will Travel ~ A Rhine River Cruise!

AMA Waterways MS Amadagio: Have Cabin Will Travel ~ A Rhine River Cruise!

Amsterdam captures my heart on any given visit, but for it to be the embarkation point for a river cruise, made it even more captivating.  Cruising is one of the ways I like to spend my vacations, but after a week sailing the Rhine and Mosel Rivers with AMA Waterways, river cruising has shot to […]

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