Review: Blue Danube Discovery With Avalon Waterways

Danube With Avalon Waterways

By: Derek Miller, Travel Consultant

Arriving early in Budapest served me and my cousin well.  We got a chance to see the city before starting our Avalon Waterways river cruise the next day.

Once we began our adventure with Avalon Waterways, we started with a short tour on the Pest side. There are two sides of Budapest. The Buda side and the Pest side. The Buda side with started back in the 1200’s and the Pest side in the 1850’s.  The Buda side is made up of large hillsides and is primarily residential. The Pest side is more commercial and the landscape is flat. Many of the city’s best hotels are on the Pest side.

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Top European Destinations with Cosmos

Keukenhof - European Destinations Cosmos

For value-minded travelers looking to explore Europe, Cosmos is ready to be your guide. For more than 50 years, Cosmos, the budget-centric sister brand to Globus, has helped people travel internationally at domestic prices. When Cosmos plans travel itineraries, they always offer travelers plenty of independent exploring time and daily optional excursions. Here are some of our favorite Cosmos European destinations.

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