Europe's Waterways - Douro
8 Top Dining Experiences on Europe’s Waterways From the Seine to the Spree, Europe’s waterways pass through some of the continent’s most iconic destinations. Steeped in history and culture, they reveal the cities they occupy in all their glory, and there are few lovelier ways to experience a destination than dining on its rivers and...
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Mediterranean Italy
Beautiful Destinations to see whilst Cruising the Mediterranean No European vacation is complete without visiting the Mediterranean! Cruising is the perfect way to explore this area – allowing you access to more countries in a short space of time.  Tick off Spain, France and Italy all in one week! Here are some of our favourite...
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Greek Islands
The Greek Islands You Must Visit Once So, you want to go island hopping but don’t know where to start?  There are over 1000 Greek Islands so it’s no wonder you’re confused.  Each island is unique – ranging from small hideaway islands with rustic villas and monasteries, to bigger islands with vibrant night scenes and...
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Canal du midi
Highlights of Cycling the Canal du Midi The Canal du Midi is located in Southern France and is 240km long.  The historic waterway connects the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, and is a must-see when in France! With dedicated cycle paths along the Canal, it makes for a great summer cycling trip.  The beauty of cycling...
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Dublin Ireland
Highlights of Dublin that you have to see Travellers have had Ireland on the brain for years – with its rugged coastlines, traditional irish pubs and friendly locals.   Our accounting superstar, Lynn, recently returned from an Irish tour and she has a couple of recommendations for anyone visiting Dublin.  Here are 3 highlights that you...
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Three unmissable places in Portugal Are you thinking of a Portugal vacation but unsure of where to start?  We have some first hand knowledge to share with you, regarding the best sights to see and ways to avoid a long city stay in Lisbon. Obidos Obidos is a walled town about 75km from Lisbon, where...
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Christmas the danube
Why you should take a river cruise on The Danube at Christmas time Start Christmas early by embarking on a Festive River Cruise down The Danube. Your vacation starts from Nuremberg or Prague and ends in Budapest or Vienna. River Cruising down the Danube is magical anyway, let alone when you visit in December! See...
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Travel Planning
Technology top tips for River Cruising Looking for some helpful tips on River Cruising in Europe? Read our advice and learn what to expect from your vacation, before getting on the cruise ship. Here, we focus on technology! • Bring the right adaptor You don’t want to be left with uncharged phones and dead ipads...
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Europe Winter
What to Pack for a European Winter River Cruise Europe is no stranger to cold temperatures, wet weather and forecasts of snow. If you’re taking a river cruise during a European Winter, this is the weather you need to be prepared for – as well as lots of walking outside on your shore excursions. Most...
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Avalon Waterways
Cruising The Danube with Avalon Waterways Last November, Wendy & Bruce embarked on a Festive Danube Cruise with Avalon Waterways. After hearing their thoughts on the trip, we have rounded up all the things you need to know about this particular cruise. • The Atmosphere: Calm, relaxed and easy. One thing that you’ll notice about...
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