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Europe in the Slow Lane

Europe in the Slow Lane

IT’S TULIP TIME in the Netherlands and consequently, the rivers in this region are often bustling highways. We are fortunate though, as our Avalon Waterways river ship, the Imagery II, is the only one departing from the small town of...

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We Can Still Dream

We Can Still Dream

One of the best things about Avalon’s river ships is that they are small and usually hold an average of no more than 150 guests. They are built to slowly ply the world’s weaving and meandering rivers, sailing off the-beaten-path,...

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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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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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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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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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