From a couple of hours, to a couple of weeks hiking and trekking vacations are more popular than ever. Especially for those who want to see and do something different from the average traveler. Dust off your hiking boots and check out our top 7 treks around the world.Continue reading
Nestled in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, 1 hour from Munich, the small town of Oberammergau, Germany is most well known for their Passion Play. Surrounded by majestic mountains and picturesque meadows, visitors from all corners of the world flock to witness Oberammergau’s unique history and to be a part of a rich tradition.
On the world’s rivers, travelers bend and wind through historic and dramatic landscapes reminiscent of impressionist paintings depicting vineyards, castles lining hilltops and medieval villages from the days of time past.
River cruisers enjoy access to thriving, popular cities like Paris, Vienna, Budapest, Amsterdam and Prague byway of the world’s rivers. But, only on river cruises do travelers have the opportunity to step back into history and experience lesser-known towns and hidden landmarks that most travelers have passed by. Here are the top 5 hidden places to experience along Europe’s rivers.
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There is a unique charm to the winters of Central Europe, made even more special during the Christmas season. I wanted to experience this special place and time so I opted to travel with my father on Christmas Time on the Danube with Avalon cruise that visited some of these romantic places. This was my first river cruise experience and I now think that it’s THE way to travel.
When travelers visit the capital cities in central Europe, they’ll experience a tumultuous history and have ample time to celebrate the tapestry of their differences. The distinct diversity of central Europe is subtlety revealed in its art, cafes and cultures that span over centuries. Read about the capital cities of Berlin, Prague, and Vienna and how to appreciate their famous landmarks.