Christmas Markets photos

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Christmas Markets in Europe River cruising is a great way to explore the Christmas Markets in Europe. Cruise companies like Uniworld and Viking River Cruises offer packages along the many rivers in Europe like the Rhine and Danube. River Cruising in Europe I have been on two river cruises to experience the Christmas Markets along the Rhine and Danube rivers. […]

Christmas Village Maria-Theresien Platz

Photo Celebration of Christmas Markets in Europe

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European Christmas Markets The Christmas markets in Europe’s big and small cities are great places to experience a sense of community while supporting local businesses. Christmas markets in Europe are the perfect place for family and friends to celebrate the holiday season. Often found in city centers and town squares, Christmas markets are a big draw for river cruise passengers. […]

Photo by Carrie Finley.Bajak

Food Buzz: Uniworld Cruises Super Bowl Game Day Appetizers

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Food Buzz: Uniworld Cruises Super Bowl Game Day Appetizers In preparation for this weekend’s Super Bowl, I am in search of the ultimate party food from the cruise ships. Below are three ideas from Uniworld Cruises.     Cheese Straws 1 sheet store bought puff pastry ¾ cup (100 g) strong cheddar cheese, finely grated ¼ cup (25 g) Parmesan […]

Photo Tour: Best Cruises of 2012

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Photo Tour: Best Cruises of 2012 Trip of a lifetime 2012 was a great year for me. I went on four amazing cruises that could actually take top-honors for “trip of a lifetime” status.  Besides sailing on some of the best cruise lines (Paul Gauguin, Silversea, Holland America Line, and Uniworld Cruises), I also visited countries and places that I […]

Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas Markets Recap

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Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas Markets Recap The 7-day Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas Markets cruise I had an opportunity to take in early December was fantastic. What made me the happiest was the ship and the fact that the cruise line lived up to the hype: luxurious boutique river cruising with the highest level of service anyone could want. Being in […]

Video: Bicycling into town via Uniworld Cruises

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River cruise spotlight: Uniworld Cruises Video flashback from Speyer, Germany while bicycling into town via Uniworld Cruises’ SS Antoinette When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.  ~H.G. Wells River cruising is a a hassle-free way to travel. Cruise guests sailing on Uniworld Cruises’ SS Antoinette will have tours […]

Photo tour from Christmas Markets Basel to Cologne

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Photo tour from Christmas Markets Basel to Cologne Learn more about Germany’s  Christmas markets, known in German as Weihnachtsmärkte Father Winter visit the Rhine Fresh snow in Cologne, Germany set the stage for a winter wonderland.   The four weeks before Christmas mark a festive time of year along the Rhine river. The towns we visited via Uniwolrd Cruises SS […]

Uniworld River Cruises Wouter Vercruysse Shares Tip for Rudesheim, Germany

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Uniworld River Cruises Wouter Vercruysse Shares Tip for Rudesheim, Germany   Not to miss in Rudesheim, Germany: Schloss Restaurant and Drosselgasse   A significant factor to making a good river cruise a trip of a lifetime falls on the shoulders of the cruise manager. While the captain is responsible for the ship and the hotel manager is charged with guest relations […]

Christmas Markets

River Cruise Buzz: Cruising the Rhine River, Koblenz via Uniworld Cruises

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River Cruise Buzz: Cruising the Rhine River, Koblenz via Uniworld Cruises Cruising the Rhine River, Koblenz Featured Excursion: Koblenz walking tour and Christmas Market       Snowy day in Koblenz could not keep me from exploring. Our ship cruised from Rudesheim and headed north through the Upper Middle Rhine Valley. When we arrived to Koblenz, it was obvious that […]