AmaWaterways- Seven Days on the Mosel and Rhine Rivers

Day 1. We met our guide at 10 AM at the Paris Est train station to board a high-speed TGV train bound for Metz, founded 3,000 years ago by the Gallic tribe of Mediomatrici from which it derives its name. The Old Town is grouped around arcaded Place St-Louis with its characteristic stone-buttressed houses from the 14th to 16th century. It’s a quite charming city and is famous for its yellow limestone architecture, due to the extensive …

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Safari, anyone? Look to AmaWaterways in 2012.

In conjunction with its tenth anniversary in 2012, AmaWaterways will introduce a new destination to its cruise lineup- Africa.  The new safari cruise, “Afica Safaris and Wildlife Cruise” will include a four-night cruise aboard the elegant MS Zambezi Queen,  specifically designed for wildlife viewing on the Chobe River.  The ship will travel along its banks to view the plethora of wildlife on this beautiful continent, and professional guides will lead daily wildlife excursions, offering the opportunity to …

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AmaWaterways’s New Ship, The AmaVerde

AmaWaterways, a personal favorite of mine, has introduced their new ship, the MS AmaVerde. AmaVerde will be available for cruises beginning in October 2011, and 14-night “Magnificent Europe” itineraries from Amsterdam to Budapest are available for reservations now. This luxurious custom built ship (featuring large staterooms and suites ranging from 170 to 350 square feet) and amenities such as as flat-panel TVs, plush terry robes and slippers and marble-appointed bathrooms with multi-jet shower heads.  She is a …

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AmaWaterways “Triple Crown”

AmaWaterways, the premier river cruise operator in Europe, and one of my personal favorites, is always on the forefront when it comes to travel awards and distinctions.  Earlier this month, however, they truly outdid themselves, receiving three prestigious awards. First, they received the Award Of Excellence from Luxury Travel Advisor.  This “Best Luxury River Cruise Company” was the result of a nomination by a special Advisory Board, and the votes of the readers of Luxury Travel advisor.  …

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AmaWaterways “World’s Largest River Cruise Sale”!

The always wonderful AmaWaterways recently announced the “World’s Largest River Cruise Sale”.  Since they are one of my favorite lines, I absolutely must pass along the information on these spectacular offers: AmaWaterways  is offering a 2 for 1 promotion on select cruises, and has picked some of their very best itineraries: Romantic Danube  (3-nights Prague, 7-night cruise Vilshofen to Budapest); Paris to Amsterdam  (3-nights Paris, 7-night cruise from Trier to Amsterdam); Blue Danube Discovery  (2 nights Budapest …

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