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Find the Best Souvenirs to Remember These 7 River Cruises

by Sue Bryant  We all like to bring the occasional souvenir back from holiday and there’s no doubt that the world’s rivers are lined with retail opportunities. But how do you sift between the good stuff, things that will provide a lasting memory of your river cruise, and the tourist tat? Here’s our guide to authentic ...

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10 of the Best Castles on the Danube

From Aggstein Castle in the Wachau Valley to Smederevo Fortress in Serbia, the castles on the Danube have deep ties to the river’s past, and each has a distinctive aesthetic and unique history.

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A Musical Tour of the Danube

History of musicians from Hungary, Austria, and Germany Music from the Danube region Scenic landscapes and awe-inspiring vistas have provided composers with musical muses throughout the years, leading to many compositions that can evoke images of sunny skies over rolling hills or bitter winter nights. Certain cities along the Danube have acted as hubs for ...

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A Map of the Danube: From Black Forest to Black Sea

The Danube river flows with a rich cultural history that’s second to none in Europe. We’ve compiled a Danube river map which covers some of the main points around the illustrious river for anyone curious about one of our most popular routes, as well as some of the cities you can see on the Danube. The ...

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A Guide to River Cruising for Art Lovers

Find the best galleries and museums along European and Russian rivers Art from France, Hungary, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Russia and Spain Add a little extra culture to your river cruise 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 ...

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4 Amazing Cities in Germany You Can Visit on a River Cruise

Take a river cruise through the heart of Germany Medieval history of German cities See the iconic cities along the Main and the Rhine rivers A river cruise through the heart of Germany can offer many varied delights but most of all it gives you the chance to take a trip back in time, with ...

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10 Famous Foods From Around the World, and Where to Find Them

Traditional cuisine of Europe Finding local food on a river cruise Sample local specialities from Portugal, Austria, Germany, Hungary, and France The famous foods of China, Vietnam and Russia by Sue Bryant One of the joys of travel is sampling local culinary specialities – and perhaps making them yourself back home. Here are some absolute classics ...

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