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Boating in France – Ultimate Guide, Tips, and Experiences

Boating in France – Ultimate Guide, Tips, and Experiences to plan the perfect Boating Holidays in France Boating in France – How we got started A number of people have asked us how we came to be boating on the canals and rivers of Europe. Here is the short version: In 1970 we visited Amsterdam.  …

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Why Take a Europe River Cruise?

River cruising has been growing in popularity for the last two decades, with more and more cruise companies and ships plying the great rivers of Europe. Taking a Europe river cruise appeals to a wide range of travelers, which also makes it especially great for a multi-generational trip. Whether you’re traveling with your kids, parents, grandparents, …

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A Christmas Market River Cruise on the Viking Baldur

My husband Bill and I were invited to take a cruise with Viking River Cruises and decided that a Christmas Market Cruise on the Danube could be a fun way to get into the holiday spirit. Our 7-day river cruise started in Passau, Germany and ended in Budapest, Hungary. This was our first river cruise on …

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Tulips in Holland: Enjoying a Spring-Time Cruise from Amsterdam

Tulips in Holland: Spring River Cruise from Amsterdam Last spring we treated ourselves to a Tulip-Time River Cruise from Amsterdam with AMA Waterways in the Netherlands. While I had taken a Christmas Market river cruise a few years ago with a friend, this was my husband’s first river cruise. It won’t be his last; we both had …

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