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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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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 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 river,...

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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

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

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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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The Timeless Mekong… River of History

The Timeless Mekong… River of History

We had always longed to explore Southeast Asia and knew that a cruise on the mighty Mekong would take us deep into the heart of the country. Already experienced travellers, my husband and I had just spent three days touring...

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