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River Cruising for Art Lovers

by Sue Bryant River cruising is made for art lovers. Just about any voyage you choose will take you through cities where world-famous museums house legendary works, not to mention artists’ houses and studios, and landscapes that inspired great painters such as Monet, Cézanne and Van Gogh. You might even want to pack a sketch pad ...

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What to Expect Along the Nile

by Sue Bryant Egypt is going through something of a tourism boom at the moment so if you’ve always dreamed of cruising the Nile, now is the time to go, before it gets too busy. This is a wonderful time to travel; investment in tourism is paying off, with ancient temples being spruced up and new ...

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Taking in the Marvels of India’s Golden Triangle with Riviera Travel

From forts to palaces and mosques to markets, Abra Dunsby from TTG marvels at the sights and sounds of India’s Golden Triangle on a Riviera Travel fam trip. I’ve never been so happy to be stuck in traffic. I crane my neck to catch a final glimpse of the elephant marching triumphantly past my window, draped in a ...

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5 Reasons to Travel Solo on Our New Budapest, Bratislava & Vienna Tour

1. Devin Castle As soon as you see the castle you are immediately transported into a fairy-tale.  Clinging precariously to a cliff edge on the border of Austria and Slovakia at the confluence of two rivers, it really is a fantastic place to take a photograph to send to your friends!   2. Traditional spas The classic spas in Hungary, notably ...

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Adventure in the Alps: Escorted Touring vs. Independent Travel

James, a member of the Riviera Travel team, takes us on his journey of discovery during his very first escorted tour experience, comparing it to his usual self-planned holidays. We think we've converted him! Back in time The year is 2015, the month is October and the cold Autumn mornings are starting to become a familiar acquaintance. ...

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Eurostar – Enjoy the Trip!

by The Wayfarer One mistake that is all too easy to make is to not treat your journey as part of your holiday experience. Once I have downed tools, packed and embarked on a journey away I like to get into the holiday spirit as soon as possible.  Granted this can be difficult when dealing with ...

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