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River Cruising has Changed Forever - The AmaMagna Sets Sail

about Europe, Anywhere

A new river cruise ship has embarked on the Danube, and it's unlike anything else on the rivers of Europe. The word 'revolutionized'...

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5 Little-Known Facts about Africa's 'Big Five' Animals

about Africa · 73 Comments

'Safari'. It's a Swahili word simply meaning 'journey'. But for travel lovers, the word 'safari' ignites our imaginations of ex...

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America's Tallest Monument Park Transformed in Time for One of Nation's Biggest 4th July Parties

about St. Louis, Missouri

The view 630 feet above St. Louis from the top of its defining monument has changed after an immense, multi-year, $380-million renovation...

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Video: The World's Largest Spring Flower Garden - in Full Bloom on a Tulip-Time River Cruise!

about Netherlands

They call it 'The Garden of Europe', and it's open for only 8 short weeks every spring. The spectacular Keukenhof garden in t...

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Juno Beach: The Ultimate Canadian Pilgrimage

about Normandy, France · 88 Comments

The past and next few years mark a number of World War 1 and World War 2 anniversaries. Commemorations take place here at home, and we...

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Video: Meet the Crazy 'Chicken Man' of the Avignon Market

about Avignon, France

Local markets are one of the greatest delights of trips to the South of France.  The glorious town of Avignon (perhaps best known fo...

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Video: Germany's Most Romantic Christmas Market

about Germany

A night time market in the grounds of a castle. Fires and torches and twinkling lights, the smell of evergreen boughs, the best German Ch...

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Crystal Strikes a Chord with a New Rhine Class of River Cruise Ships

about Europe

Instead of river cruises, they're calling them river yachts. Crystal has translated its uber-luxury sea experience to the rivers of Europe with a new, 'Rhine' class of river yachts, evoking the great music icons of the region. Instead of river cruises, they're calling them river yachts. Crystal has translated its uber-luxury sea experience to the rivers of Europe with a new, 'Rhine' class of river yachts, evoking the great music icons of the region.

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5 Adventures in Antwerp

about Antwerp, Belgium

Belgium’s unique character and two-language culture makes it a must-see destination in Northern Europe.But go beyond Brussels. One of Eu...

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The Ship that's Changing River Cruising

How do you revolutionize river cruise ships?River cruise ships are limited in length by the navigational requirements of rivers... like t...

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Video: Normandy WW2 Landing Beaches

about Normandy, France · 86 Comments

It may not be the most joyful travel experience you have in Northern France, but for families of veterans, and any grateful citizen, a...

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