AmaWaterways newest river ship debuts on the Rhine River – AmaMora

The AmaMora launched this week on the Rhine River and will sail between Amsterdam and Basel. It will sail on the “Enchanting Rhine” and “Captivating Rhine” itineraries which are 7 nights cruises that go between Amsterdam and Basel.  And starting on Nov. 25, it will offer “Christmas Markets on the Rhine” sailings. On board, you’ll …

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Experience land tours on this new ALL ELECTRIC vessel!

Hurtigruten will introduce a new all electric vessel for excursions for next spring, 2020.  The MS Bard is a battery powered catamarans custom-built for Polar water exploration. The catamaran will operate daily excursions on batteries for up to 10 hours from her home-port Longyearbyen – on the Arctic island of Svalbard.  The MS Bard is …

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AmaWaterways Christens newest ship sailing on the Douro River

AmaWaterways recently christened one of it’s newest ships for 2019.  The AmaDouro will sail on the Douro River – featured on Portugal and Spain river cruise itineraries. Often overshadowed by the Rhine and the Danube, Douro river cruises are growing in popularity. The ship will sail on the Enticing Douro 7 night cruise from Porto …

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Destination – Switzerland! Journey by high class rail

Switzerland is one of the most beautiful countries with it’s shimmering lakes, scenic mountains, medieval villages, and high peaks of the Alps.  With bordering neighbors like France, Germany, Austria, and Italy, Switzerland can often be overlooked.  But it shouldn’t be! There’s a new itinerary offered by Cox & King, Switzerland & Snow-Capped Alps.  The full …

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The Travel Event of the Decade – Oberammergau Passion Play 2020

Preparations are underway for the travel event of the decade.  Every 10 years, in the small Bavarian village of Oberammergau, the residents perform The Passion Play.  The tradition dates back to the 17th century and it’s one of the world’s grandest religious spectacles.    It started in 1633, when the villagers made a vow that they …

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