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Arles, France

ARLES Ancient Roman City in France It is amazing how the cities along the Rhone and Saone can all be in the same country – sometimes the same region – and can be so different. Cruise along the rivers from Avignon to Chalon-sur-Saone, and you will never be at a loss for [...]

Arles, France 2017-11-16T15:37:21+00:00

Iceland – Amazing & Unique

ICELAND - AMAZING & UNIQUE Iceland conjures up icy weather, hot springs, and an incomprehensible (to North Americans) language and culture. While that picture may contain some truths, it can not negate the reasons to visit this small, unique island situated close to the Arctic Circle in the cold North Atlantic waters. Here [...]

Iceland – Amazing & Unique 2017-10-17T15:12:36+00:00

Tying the Knot at Sea

Tying the Knot at Sea Thinking about getting married on a cruise ship? It is certainly an option for those desiring a smaller guest list, less cost, and a wedding/honeymoon in one. You should be prepared well in advance just as with the more complicated, costly, and stressful big wedding on land. Thoroughly [...]

Tying the Knot at Sea 2017-09-25T21:10:43+00:00

Edinburgh

EDINBURGH Edinburgh – Ten Fun Things to Do Did you know that Edinburgh is the most popular city to visit in Britain after London? Located in eastern Scotland on the Firth of Forth, it is the Scottish capital, center of finance, education and law in the north, as well as a major [...]

Edinburgh 2017-08-18T14:53:04+00:00

Christmas Markets in Europe

Christmas Markets of Europe In North America, the time approaching Christmas is usually fraught with Christmas gift lists and the mad scramble to buy, buy, buy. Often this time is stressful and many complain it takes the joy and meaning from the season. If this is the scenario that will greet you [...]

Christmas Markets in Europe 2017-07-06T15:26:56+00:00

Pictorial Review of an Icelandic Journey

Cruise Holidays in Iceland Lola and Georges Vassiliadas, owners of My Luxury Travel, with Cruise Holidays offices in Oakville, Toronto and Halifax, recently returned from a fabulous trip to Iceland in May 2017. Here are a few of the photos they took of the dramatic landscape you will find when you too [...]

Pictorial Review of an Icelandic Journey 2017-06-19T17:50:02+00:00

Your Travel Agent is Your PC

Your Travel Agent is Your PC* When it comes to travel and especially cruises, use the services of a PC* With all that is out there on the web, why has research on your PC ( personal computer), your tablet, or your smart phone not replaced your travel agent professional? This [...]

Your Travel Agent is Your PC 2017-06-09T20:05:37+00:00

The Lofoten Islands of Norway

Lofoten Islands You might be forgiven if you have never heard of this archipelago of six larger islands, and many more smaller ones, in Norway. It’s not on the usual cruise lists of ports of call, or in the glossy brochures of proffered resorts. But that does not make it any less worthy [...]

The Lofoten Islands of Norway 2017-05-25T18:40:31+00:00

Treading the Murky Waters of Specials, Deals & Offers

What you envision for your special deal but ... Treading the Murky Waters of Specials, Deals & Offers The travel industry is highly competitive and nowhere more so than in cruising. Whether it is an ocean cruise or a river cruise, the market has exploded in the last few years with new vendors [...]

Treading the Murky Waters of Specials, Deals & Offers 2017-04-24T18:52:00+00:00

Advantages of Early Booking

Advantages of Early Booking If you have been cruising for a long time, you probably don’t need to read this article. You've been booking your cruises well in advance – most of the time – so chances are, you are not going to change. But come-lately cruisers or those new cruisers accustomed to all [...]

Advantages of Early Booking 2017-03-28T17:28:05+00:00