Whether you are a wine connoisseur or simply enjoy a glass to complement your meal, specially designed wine-themed cruises offered by luxury AmaWaterways will provide a fascinating, fun and palate-pleasing vacation experience. These specialty voyages, on gorgeous ships, will transport you along some of Europe’s most storied rivers in luxurious comfort to iconic and beautiful destinations. Continue reading
Enjoy a voyage in sumptuous comfort as you glide past rainbow-hued fields of spectacular flowers on a delightful Luxury Tulip River Cruise. Celebrate the arrival of spring in all its glory as you journey along the storied rivers of Holland and Belgium. Typically offered between late March and early May, they are a magical vacation experience. Breathtaking blooms and so much more await your discovery. Make your reservations early, as these specific sailings are available for just a brief time every year – typically between March and May. Continue reading
Looking for something different to do this holiday season? Believe it or not, it is already that time of year to make your plans. Consider a luxury Christmas River Cruise in Europe for a truly festive experience, even for the most seasoned travelers, who are sure to revel in this unique vacation choice. No need to stay home when you can journey to culture-rich and historic destinations on a beautiful river ship – and get pampered along the way.
Immerse yourself in a magical world of twinkling lights in towns and cities aglow with twinkling and colorful decorations. The captivating scents of gingerbread and other delightful goodies will greet you as your voyage takes you along such storied waterways as the Danube, Rhine and Seine rivers. Meander along in serene comfort to small villages and large towns of Austria, Germany and France, depending on which ship you are on. Some itineraries may also include The Netherlands and Hungary. Typically offered from November through December, they offer a festivity-filled holiday travel experience like no other.
Welcome to a Christmas Market river cruise! Twinkling lights wherever you look, towns and cities aglow, the delightful scent of gingerbread in the air and a festive ambiance at every turn. Before you know it, the holidays will be here and you could be spending them in Europe on a special vacation as you journey in luxury to historic and culture-rich destinations.
James Beard award-winning and recognized chefs will host three separate culinary-themed sailings in 2016 as part of Windstar Cruises partnership with the James Beard Foundation. Acclaimed chefs will be Michel Nischan, Maria Hines as well as Matt and Kate Jennings. These James Beard Foundation Culinary Collection sailings will provide a wondrous time for the gourmand through cooking demonstrations, additional nightly dishes orchestrated by the headlining chef and one-on-one interaction.
Cunard Line offered a series of lively Jazz themed Cruises on the elegant flagship Queen Mary 2. These exciting Transatlantic Crossings offered guests an incredible “best of jazz” experience as well as many other impressive entertainment options on the world’s greatest ocean liner. Guests had the memorable opportunity to enjoy the world-famous talents of legendary artists on two Cunard Blue Note “Jazz at Sea” Transatlantic cruises.
There was an era when cruise ship dining consisted of buffets and a formal dinner at two set times. Today, choices are endless and with epicurean-oriented Oceania Cruises, guests will be treated to some of the finest cuisine afloat. With menus designed by world-famous Master Chef Jacques Pépin, the luxury line’s Executive Culinary Director, every meal is sure to be an ambrosial and memorable delight.
Dreams can come true for foodies on a culinary cruise where fine dining and special events are waiting to be enjoyed. Not only do these sailings offer the opportunity to journey in luxury from one magnificent port to another but also feature unique epicurean experiences and delicious cuisine.