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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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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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5 Top Spring Flower Spectacles and Where to Find Them

5 Top Spring Flower Spectacles and Where to Find Them

If you're like me, Spring can never come too soon. And nothing says Spring like new flower blossoms. This year, treat yourself to an abundance of Spring in one of these famous floral travel destinations.By: Lynn Elmhirst, Host/Producer, BestTrip TV Tulips in...

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Where's the Best Place to be on National Cake Day?

Where's the Best Place to be on National Cake Day?

If it isn't on your calendar already, get out a red pen and mark November 26. That's National Cake Day, and although we don't need any excuses to enjoy the star of any birthday, wedding, or Tuesday afternoon, it got us...

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Video: Germany's Most Romantic Christmas Market

Video: Germany's Most Romantic Christmas Market

A night time market in the grounds of a castle.  Fires and torches and twinkling lights, the smell of evergreen boughs, the best German Christmas culinary treats and artisans selling authentic German arts and crafts, Christmas decorations and cozy winter...

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River Cruising As You Like It

River Cruising As You Like It

Sail, walk, bike, hike, explore… Enjoy your choice of active discoveries aboard the Avalon Felicity The late afternoon light must have looked the same to him, I thought, and irises, after all, are still irises, no matter what century they’re...

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River Cruising Comes of Age

River Cruising Comes of Age

River cruising is becoming ever more popular because the pace and way of life on a river ship is unhurried, yet provides an exceptional, close-up view of your surroundings. Whether you’re sailing in the heart of Europe along some of...

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Floating Feasts

Floating Feasts

Ask any cruise enthusiast what they loved most about their sailing and you’re sure to hear about all things culinary. Sailing all over the world on a cruise ship means an endless array of cuisine options. Long gone are the...

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