CroisiEurope MS Miguel Torga Cruise Ship Review

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Discover CroisiEurope Abstract: Discover what cruising on CroisiEurope is about. A cruise line and ship review of MS Miguel Torga that offers 6-to-8-day cruises through the Douro Valley. About the cruise line CroisiEurope is a family-owned company that has been in operation since 1976.  International travelers will like the laid-back vibe, which I found refreshing as a North American cruiser. […]

CroisiEurope MS Miguel Torga Inaugural

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New Luxury Ship Cruising the Douro River The official inauguration of the MS Miguel Torga in Porto, Portugal. CroisiEurope MS Miguel Torga inaugural recap. Event coverage of cruise news from Porto, Portugal. My immediate reaction to the invitation to attend the inaugural cruise for CroisiEurope’s new MS Miguel Torga was an immediate yes. I was excited about attending the event for […]

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 […]

River Cruise Buzz: Mainz and Rüdesheim via Uniworld Cruises

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River Cruise Buzz: Mainz and Rüdesheim via Uniworld Cruises Day 5:  Mainz and Rüdesheim Featured Excursion: Siegfried’s Mechanical Music Museum,  Rüdesheim Day 5 on my Uniworld Cruises Rhine Christmas markets cruise included stops at  Mainz and Rüdesheim; a cooking demonstration about Black Forest Cake; a lecture about German Christmas traditions; and a music concert.  Cruise passengers sailing on S.S. Antoinette […]

River Cruise Buzz: Heidelberg and Speyer via Uniworld Cruises

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River Cruise Buzz: Heidelberg and Speyer via Uniworld Cruises Rhine Holiday Markets Cruise Day 4:  Speyer and tour to Heidelberg Featured Excursion: Full-day exploration in Heidelberg and Christmas markets or option to return back to Speyer to enjoy their Christmas market close to the ship.     Uniworld Cruises’ S.S. Antoinette docked in Speyer, Germany today. This was a pleasant […]

River Cruise Buzz: Basel Christmas Markets via Uniworld Cruises

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Basel Christmas Markets Uniworld S.S. Antoinette featured port excursion Basel – The Christmas City at the heart of Europe Basel, Switzerland’s second-largest city is located in the three countries corner of Switzerland, France and Germany.  Our guide told us that the area of the river where Basel occupies is referred to as “the knee of the Rhine” due to its […]

Recap of Twitter party featuring river cruises: #cruisechat

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Recap of the Twitter party featuring river cruises: #cruisechat – September, 28 2010 The Twitter party featuring river cruise topics and discussions was great. We generated over  330 tweets, 1,194,790 impressions, reaching an audience of 58,570 followers within the past 24 hours. Top 10 by number of impressions cruisebuzz: 516,425 cruiselinefans: 336,840 traveldesigned: 146,176 shipsandtrips: 46,546 avidcruiser: 25,139 melissawitbeck: 18,240 ama_waterways: […]

River cruising on the Rhine

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The many castles and old fortifications on the slopes along Europe’s Rhine river provide evidence that this has been an important waterway for many centuries. A modern-day cruise on this mighty river is like a living history lesson, combined with the wonderful scenery and cultures of Europe. The Rhine originates high in the Swiss Alps, flowing through or along the […]