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Boating holidays in Burgundy: Franche Comté

 Boating holidays in Burgundy: Franche Comté

Burgundy deserves its reputation for fine wines and gourmet cuisine. Lush vineyards hug rolling hills, and quiet villages invite you to linger on. Amidst a network of canals flows the majestic Saône River, the focal point of Le Boat’s Burgundy...

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Viking in the Caribbean

Viking in the Caribbean

The open-side minibus grinds its way up a twisty road on our scenic tour of St. Thomas but a sudden downpour blankets what should be panoramic views at the mountain top 2,100 feet above sea level. “Well, there goes that...

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Breathing ‘Ha’ in Hawaii

Breathing ‘Ha’ in Hawaii

If you learn one word while visiting Hawaii, make it “aloha” which translates to “al” – face-to-face and “ha” – the breath of life. Not just an all-purpose island greeting and farewell, aloha means love, friendship and responsibility – not...

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A River Less Travelled with Avalon Waterways

A River Less Travelled with Avalon Waterways

Vanessa has recently returned from an Avalon Waterways trip sailing along the Moselle River, which runs through the Mosel Valley and is considered to be the best place for Riesling in the world, and here are her impressions: The Moselle...

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Celebrity’s Sensational New Edge

Celebrity’s Sensational New Edge

The absolutely stunning new Celebrity Edge has finally arrived and she is a ground-breaking addition to the Celebrity Cruises fleet. Like no ship before her, she is truly innovative, offering a series of shipboard firsts and an array of features...

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Emerald Waterways – Contemporary River Cruising

Emerald Waterways – Contemporary River Cruising

Vanessa Lee is currently on board the Emerald Sky sailing a seven-night ‘Highlights of the Netherlands & the Beauty of Belgium’ itinerary. Spring is in full evidence in The Netherlands as our Emerald Waterways cruise on their river ship the...

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PONANT: Where Luxury Meets Adventure

PONANT: Where Luxury Meets Adventure

Earlier this month, PONANT, the only French-owned cruise line and the world leader in Arctic and Antarctica luxury explorations, took delivery of Le Bougainville, the third of their six new Explorer type yachts and the eighth vessel in their fleet....

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MSC Meraviglia Gets Ready to Deliver Some Magic

MSC Meraviglia Gets Ready to Deliver Some Magic

Uninterrupted ocean views, crystal clear waters, soft white sandy beaches with blue skies and sunshine – this dream of paradise will become a reality for MSC Cruises guests when they visit Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve when it opens on...

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