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7-Day Danube River Cruise With Amawaterways

  A romantic Danube River cruise is one of those bucket list-worthy vacations. Yes, I used the “b” word, but this cruise was memorable in so many ways. Here’s my AmaWaterways river cruise review from Germany to Hungary, with stops in Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, along the way on the Romantic Danube route. …

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How to Do Graz Like a Local in Austria

While Graz is the second largest city in Austria, it is sometimes overlooked. Graz is the capital of Styria, yet it has been referred to as “Vienna’s little sister.” Not only is Graz a UNESCO World Heritage city, it is a double winner, also holding the title of UNESCO City of Design. Are you visiting …

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Saint Emilion: Wine, Hotels, and Things to Do

Are you visiting Saint-Emilion, France, for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see and do in this UNESCO World Heritage village. What to Do in Saint Emilion Soak up the history In addition to being known as phenomenal wine country, Saint-Emilion has a long history, going back to …

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AmaWaterways River Cruise Ships What to Expect

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 and fauna during shore excursions and perhaps a winemaker cruising with guests …

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