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France Bars Unvaccinated Americans from Visiting
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France Bars Unvaccinated Americans from Visiting

Evan Gove - September 10, 2021

A major tourist destination for Americans is now closed to those unvaccinated against COVID-19. Yesterday, France became the latest European country, and by far the most significant,…

Crystal Cruises Returns to European River Cruising
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Crystal Cruises Returns to European River Cruising

Evan Gove - August 30, 2021

One of the top names in river cruising made their return to the waterways of European yesterday with another ship scheduled to sail today. Crystal Cruises set…

England Opens Doors to Vaccinated US and EU Travelers
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England Opens Doors to Vaccinated US and EU Travelers

Evan Gove - July 29, 2021

As part of their overall plan to relax travel restrictions, the United Kingdom is allowing fully vaccinated visitors from the United States and the European Union to…

AmaWaterways Partners with Ancestry on Family History Cruises
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AmaWaterways Partners with Ancestry on Family History Cruises

Evan Gove - June 25, 2021

One of the most popular river cruise lines has a new partnership which could help guests learn more about Europe, but also their family history as well!…

Sint Maarten Ready to Welcome Back Cruisers
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Sint Maarten Ready to Welcome Back Cruisers

Evan Gove - June 2, 2021

Every island in the Caribbean has a story, but few are as unique as Sint Maarten.  The island is so unique, in fact, that it has two…

Lovely Le Lavandou in the French Riviera
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Lovely Le Lavandou in the French Riviera

Diane Bair Pamela Wright - May 20, 2021

Renowned American author Willa Cather was 28 years old in 1902 when she left her Midwest prairie home to travel to England and France. On this trip,…

Check out this Epic 46-Day Cruise from Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
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Check out this Epic 46-Day Cruise from Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Evan Gove - May 18, 2021

How would you like to spend 46 days cruising the world? Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is giving cruisers the chance to do just that with their new Rivers…

MSC Cruises Welcomes <i>Virtuosa</i> to their Fleet
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MSC Cruises Welcomes Virtuosa to their Fleet

Evan Gove - February 1, 2021

MSC Cruises' prolific run of new ships continued today as the cruise line welcomed an 18th ship to their fleet. MSC Virtuosa is billed as one of the most environmentally-conscious…

AmaWaterways Announces New Wine Hosts for 2021
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AmaWaterways Announces New Wine Hosts for 2021

Evan Gove - January 5, 2021

It won't be long now until we're sipping wine on board a luxurious river cruise and to help with the anticipation, AmaWaterways has released a new list…

Europe’s Best Christmas Markets
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Europe’s Best Christmas Markets

Evan Gove - December 23, 2020

Is there anything better than wandering through the warm glow of a European Christmas market while the smell of candied nuts and chimney cakes waft under your…

France, Germany Announce New COVID Lockdowns
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France, Germany Announce New COVID Lockdowns

Evan Gove - October 29, 2020

Earlier this summer, the cruise industry saw a return to cruising in Europe as an overwhelming positive. Now, four months later, both France and Germany have announced…

Choose Your Cruise – April 10, 2020
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Cruise Deal of the Week
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Choose Your Cruise – April 10, 2020

Evan Gove - April 10, 2020

It's choose your cruise time! Last week we posted some of our favorite expedition cruises from companies who are really pushing the boundaries between luxury and adventure.…

‘Valiant Lady’ Announced by Virgin Voyages
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‘Valiant Lady’ Announced by Virgin Voyages

Evan Gove - November 19, 2019

Soon Scarlet Lady will have a twin sister cruising the Mediterreanean. Virgin Voyages announced in a press release this morning that their second ship will be named…

Getting Around Europe on a Budget
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Cruise Tips
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Getting Around Europe on a Budget

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 28, 2019

Taking a European river cruise is a great way to see a lot of beautiful foreign cities in a short time, while enjoying the comfort of a…

Bonjour <I>Luciole</i>, the Bistro Barge!
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Bonjour Luciole, the Bistro Barge!

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 11, 2019

Driving through the rolling fields of the French countryside, I was already getting hungry. We were headed south of Paris in the direction of Auxerre, where, beneath…

French Country Waterways Celebrates 35 Years of Cruising
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French Country Waterways Celebrates 35 Years of Cruising

Evan Gove - January 31, 2019

Congratulations to French Country Waterways! What did you do for your 35th birthday? Imagine sipping a lovely glass of Bordeaux while actually in the famed wine region…

A Smooth Delivery for Celebrity Edge
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A Smooth Delivery for Celebrity Edge

Evan Gove - November 6, 2018

After more than four years of planning and an additional two years of construction, Celebrity Edge was finally delivered to the team at Celebrity Cruises to begin…

Packing is Such Sweet Sorrow
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Packing is Such Sweet Sorrow

Judi Cuervo - September 12, 2018

The Monthly Mantra Packin’ it in … Packin’ it in … Packin’ it in … It’s late afternoon the day before disembarkation and I’m on my balcony…

This Cruise Line is Offering Deals for Solo Cruisers
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Cruise News
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This Cruise Line is Offering Deals for Solo Cruisers

Evan Gove - August 7, 2018

You may need two to tango, but you only need one to cruise when you take advantage of Riviera River Cruises new focus on solo cruisers. The…

Celebrity Apex Underway with Steel-Cutting Ceremony
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Celebrity Apex Underway with Steel-Cutting Ceremony

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 27, 2018

Newer, more lavish, better amenities. It’s clear where the future of cruising is headed and one cruise line is keeping up with the trend in fine fashion.…

Grape Destinations: Rosé Wine by the Pool
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Grape Destinations: Rosé Wine by the Pool

Porthole Cruise Magazine - July 5, 2018

The perfect weekend came just in time for a break. Sounds familiar? Of course it does, specially when you have a place near the sea in mind.…

Ooo La La, On The Move To France
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Ooo La La, On The Move To France

Steve Leland - June 23, 2018

I’m onto the France vacation segment of this summer’s epic cruise and travel adventure, so it’s Arrivederci, Roma and after a two hour flight, it’s Bienvenue, France.…

48 Hours: French Fix
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48 Hours: French Fix

Elizabeth Martinez - May 11, 2018

Ah, the French. They know how to live. So, when I had the opportunity to experience the Parisian life for two days after my recent river cruise,…

Grape Destinations: Working the Mosel Vines
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Grape Destinations: Working the Mosel Vines

Porthole Cruise - April 4, 2018

Have you ever gone to a small vineyard? Did you like their wines? I did. Over 20 years ago, I visited a small winemakers’ wine-tasting in Kröv,…

My Head’s in the (Sea) Clouds
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My Head’s in the (Sea) Clouds

Judi Cuervo - April 2, 2018

The Monthly Mantra My Head’s in a Sea Cloud…My Head’s in a Sea Cloud…My Head’s in a Sea Cloud… A pair of Christian Louboutin red-soled stilettos A…

Teen Scene | How 14-year-old twin boys fared on a river cruise with the ’rents
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Teen Scene | How 14-year-old twin boys fared on a river cruise with the ’rents

Porthole Cruise - February 27, 2018

By Heidi Sarna Let’s face it. Most teenagers aren’t dying to go on a river cruise. But this mom of teen sons likes small-ship cruising and I’m…

How to Get the Most Out of Your European Wine Cruise
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Food & Drink
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How to Get the Most Out of Your European Wine Cruise

Porthole Cruise - February 1, 2018

For wine lovers, there’s nothing as exciting as a European river cruise combined with wine tasting, wine education, and of course, gourmet food. Tasting wine in the…

For Shore: The Grape Escape
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For Shore: The Grape Escape

Steve Leland - December 29, 2017

Exploring France’s wine country with Uniworld By Steve Leland The memory of the first time never fades away: first date, car, job, or virtually first anything. My…

Design Time:  S.S. Joie de Vivre
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Design Time: S.S. Joie de Vivre

Porthole Cruise Magazine - August 21, 2017

Bonjour S.S. Joie de Vivre Uniworld’s newest river ship design reflects the French joy of living. By Fran Golden When Toni Tollman set out to design the…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 17, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 17, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - February 17, 2017

Cruise Deals of the Week – Feb. 17, 2017 DEAL 1: Expedition line Hurtigruten is offering deals on their coastal itineraries, including $250 off per person plus…

Cruise Deals of the Week – Jan. 13, 2017
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Cruise Deals of the Week – Jan. 13, 2017

Porthole Cruise Magazine - January 13, 2017

DEAL 1: Asian river operator Pandaw Expeditions is offering discounts from 10 to 25 percent – as well as no single-cabin supplements – on voyages exploring Burma,…

Five Faves: Passage to Paradise
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Five Faves: Passage to Paradise

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 1, 2016

Porthole's Five Faves Passage to Paradise The ever-popular 7-night Western Mediterranean cruise itinerary typically includes ports in Spain, France, and Italy, treating visitors to ancient cities, diverse…

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Stop and Smell the Flowers and Fromage of France

Fran Golden - April 11, 2014

Sometimes the best travel experiences are those that are improvised. Four of us off the river ship Viking Forseti proved that on a sunny day in the city of…

The Waters and Wines of France
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The Waters and Wines of France

Porthole Cruise Magazine - June 15, 2013

With Tauck River Cruises, travelers can explore from Paris to Provence while enjoying the spoils of both land and sea. Menus can change for each meal, depending…