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AmaWaterways River Cruise Ships What to Expect

AmaStella in Austria's Wacchau Valley. Photo © Nancy D. Brown Typically, after your first ocean cruise, you have an idea if you prefer megaships with plenty of on board activities like rock climbing walls and Broadway caliber entertainment. Or maybe you prefer the intimate cruise ships with a naturalist pointing out unique flora [...]

27 new UNESCO World Heritage sites

  On July 8 in Quebec City, Canada, UNESCO, (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) announced 27 new additions to the organization’s list of cultural and natural heritage sites. Formed in 1945, UNESCO “seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.” [...]