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Viking Mani

Viking Mani OverviewThe Viking Mani is one of Viking River Cruises’ newest longships, debuting with space for 190 guests. She features two of the buzzworthy Explorer Suites with private wraparound verandas, along with several veranda suites, verandas, French balcony rooms...

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Uniworld’s Antoinette

S.S. Antoinette, river cruise line Uniworld's first-ever new-build, launched in March 2011. The 164-passenger vessel, built at Holland's Shipyard De Hoop, is one of the most innovative ships sailing on Europe's rivers today.Uniworld's penchant for whimsical and daring interior design...

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Scenic Jewel

Scenic Jewel debuted in 2013 as the seventh in Scenic's "Space Ship" class -- so called because the ships offer plentiful public and in-cabin space; Scenic's owners liked the tweaks to the original design so much, they went back and...

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Scenic’s Jasper Reviews

Scenic Jasper is Scenic's 11th 'Space Ship' -- so called because of the higher-than-average amount of space dedicated to public areas. The 169-passenger ship carries fewer guests than many river vessels. As a result, public areas such as the lounge...

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Emerald Waterways vs. Viking River Cruises

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The Viking name needs little introduction and, as the world's largest river cruise line, it's probably the one that most springs to mind when people think about river cruising. Emerald Waterways, on the other hand, is a relative newcomer --...

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Emerald Luna

Emerald Waterways is expanding its fleet with the addition of Emerald Luna. The 180-passenger vessel will be the line's ninth "Star-Ship" and the eighth based in Europe.Emerald Waterways is the value-focused brand of Australian-owned Scenic. Launching in spring 2021, Emerald...

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Springtime Penne

With ham, asparagus, onion and pasta in a creamy sauce, this stovetop supper is tasty enough for even your pickiest guests. It's great with penne, but you can also try it with mostaccioli or another type of pasta. TOTAL TIME:...

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First, Fully Digital Hotel to Open in Northern Europe

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It’s in the heart of one of the most historic neighborhoods in London. But this hotel has become a symbol of the future of travel.ibis Styles London Gloucester Road is in Kensington, within easy strolling distance of some of the...

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Meet the Stingray Whisperer of the Bahamas

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They are the laid back cousin of sharks, majestically pre-historic looking, and spellbinding in footage ‘flying’ through the ocean on ‘wings’. Stingrays are not as dangerous as their name implies, and for one eco-tour operator on Grand Bahama Island, they...

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Cruise Ships: New, Improved, and Coming Soon

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The latest designs, innovations, and features, in a sparkling white cruise ship gliding over the waves. If that’s not enough to get you excited about taking a cruise on a new ship, there’s always ‘new ship smell’. A new cruise ship...

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'Astro' Travel Will Have You 'Seeing Stars'

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International Dark Sky Week, held during the week of the new moon each April, calls for people worldwide to turn out their lights and take in the beauty of the night sky without light pollution dimming its brilliance. It’s also an...

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About Victoria

With the mildest climate in Canada, gardens bloom year-round in Victoria. The city is tied closely to both land and sea and the rugged natural beauty of the Pacific coast encourages all-season adventures in the great outdoors.Easily explorable by foot...

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