Emerald Waterways Danube Delights Day Five – Vienna

Emerald Waterways Danube Delights Day Five Vienna! Capital city of Austria, city of music, city of dreams, one of the world’s most liveable cities, and also one of the most prosperous. Tours Emerald Waterways Danube Delights day five began with a bus tour around the Ringstrasse, the road circling Vienna’s core lined with monuments, parks, and grand buildings. After the …

Emerald Waterways Danube Delights Day Two – Regensburg, Germany

Emerald Waterways Danube Delights Day Two Our first morning on board was spent cruising the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal towards Regensburg. The scenery was peaceful, green, and lush and we passed another river cruise ship waiting to get into the lock we had just passed through. We enjoyed a special Bavarian lunch onboard as we continued cruising. The lunch included sauerkraut, Weisswurst …

Planning Your Next Trip in a Few Easy Steps

There’s actually not a lot of steps involved to trip planning but if you’re a “fly by the seat of your pants” kind of person it can be quite overwhelming. From a weekend away to a long haul trip there are a surprising amount of things that stay the same no matter the length of your vacation. If you’re not …

Explore Vancouver Like a Local

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Vancouverites know things like Stanley Park and the Grouse Mountain Gondola will be there in the off-season. Local people actively avoid Granville Island and Gastown in the summer. Many locals do hit the beaches, but that’s because in the off-season the beaches are cold. This is not to say not to do all the fantastic things Vancouver has to offer! …

Worst Travel Experiences

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I asked some travel bloggers, “What’s the worst thing that’s happened to you on a trip?” I received some awful (in a good way for this piece) answers. I’m pretty lucky; I think the worst thing that’s happened to me was coming down with the most terrible cold of my life. I was sneezing, blowing my nose, and coughing the …