River Cruising in France with Viva Cruises

Hello Again Everyone, As the Holiday Season rapidly approached, I was excited to know that I was about to experience my first ever river cruise and sure enough, my wife and I recently returned home having experienced a wonderful few days on the river Rhone in France with the up-and-coming new player in the river […]

Six Reasons to Visit Innsbruck, Austria

Lying in the midst of two mountain chains, Innsbruck is a charming city with impeccable views. This lively and colorful destination has a little something for everyone, from historic art and architecture to high-end and boutique shopping opportunities. Here are six reasons why this Austrian hideaway deserves to be put on your must-visit list: Christmas […]

Street View – Lisbon’s Alfama District

The ancient Alfama District of Lisbon is a sprawling network of quaint cobblestone alleyways, streets, and paths that starts at the São Jorge Castle and extends down the hill until it hits the banks of the Tejo River. There are boutiques, shops, cafes, and Fado restaurants tucked around every corner. The Alfama District was the […]

Live for Lisbon with Collette

Lisbon might have once been the best kept secret in Europe, but the secret is out. Lisbon has all the history, architecture, art, scenic beauty, and nightlife of other major European cities, and travelers are realizing that Portugal’s stunning capital city can’t be overlooked. Lisbon was built on seven hills, giving it a uniquely rolling […]

Do’s and Don’ts When Renting a Condo in Europe

Here’s what you should know before renting a condo on your next vacation across the pond. Renting a condo for your European getaway can be a smart and practical decision. After all, instead of packing your family into a single hotel room or renting several rooms, you can book a condo with separate living and […]

Experience the beauty of the Canary Islands with Cunard

The Canaries are a place of stark and beautiful contrasts. In Madeira, whether you choose to visit the Botanical Gardens or simply walk through the town, the exotic flora is rich, vibrant and vivid. La Palma has a varied landscape of black sand volcanic beaches and diverse plant life to intrigue and fascinate discerning visitors. […]

Enjoy Cartoonists at Sea with Cunard

Cunard and The New Yorker Promotions are pleased to present the new Cartoonists at Sea series aboard select 2018 Transatlantic Crossings from New York to London. This is a unique opportunity to join cartoonists Ben Schwartz, Matt Diffee, Emily Flake and David Sipress as they host exclusive onboard drawing sessions and workshops. Between New York […]

Southern Italy and Sicily: Three Places You Need to Visit

Italy has drawn the adventurous traveler since ancient times, but there’s always something new and exciting to explore. We’ve gathered up three can’t-miss experiences in Southern Italy and Sicily. The historic city of Palermo might be the capital of Sicily, but scattered among the narrow streets are true wonders to behold. The unique blend of […]

Discover the Baltic and Scandinavia with Cunard

Reserve your stateroom on a Baltic or Scandinavia sailing during Cunard’s Three for All sale. Europe’s northernmost nations create a wonderful region to explore, filled with fascinating contrasts. Sail along the shores of the Baltic Sea to find medieval towns dotted with grand imperial buildings or discover Norway’s peaceful villages surrounded by majestic waterfalls and […]

What You Didn’t Know About Eating and Drinking in Ireland

Ireland’s food scene has undergone an exciting revival, making it one of Europe’s most talked-about food destinations. Here are a few fantastic culinary attractions that you and your palate should not miss when visiting Ireland. Irish Cuisine Irish food is deeply comforting cuisine that’s known for freshness, simplicity and heartiness, but the food scene in […]