Avalon’s Top European Excursions

European Excursions

River cruising is perfect for inquisitive travelers who want authentic experiences that bring the culture and history of the destination to life. One of the best parts of river cruising is exploring the stops along the way during shore excursions. Avalon Waterways offers many cultural and historical shore excursions, where travelers can go behind the scenes with an expert to see the best of each destination. Here are Avalon’s top European excursions that you have to experience!

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How Much You Should Tip In 11 Countries Around The World

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Here in the US, tipping is not optional in most circumstances, but every country in the world has different guidelines.

Because tipping rules vary by country, region, and place of business, it’s important to research your destination’s customs prior to any trip. And since there are no real ‘rules’, the etiquette of what countries you should tip in can get confusing. We put together a list of 11 top travel destinations and who you should tip and how much.

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The Best Outdoor Spots In Europe With Intrepid

Best Outdoor Spots In Europe

When you think “European Vacation”, the first images that probably spring to mind are art galleries, museums, churches and great restaurants. There’s no doubt that a trip to Europe is heaven for culture buffs and foodies, but there’s one aspect that is often overlooked – Europe is also a great place to get active! From biking to hiking, kayaking to sailing, here are the top five best outdoor spots in Europe.

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Review: European Whirl With Trafalgar

European Whirl With Trafalgar

By: Vivian Vo, Travel Consultant

This was my first trip to Europe, and I was super excited. I’ve been eagerly awaiting an itinerary that covers many countries and cities in the shortest time possible, and European Whirl with Trafalgar delivered! Everything was great, and surpassed all of my expectations. We had a very knowledgeable Tour Director, nice accommodations, well planned optional excursions, and a very experienced driver which all made this tour amazing. Continue reading