Slovakia’s capital, Bratislava was a “capital in exile” for Hungary’s kings and archbishops during Turkey’s occupation of Hungary and most of the middle Danube basin from 1526 to 1784. River … [Read more...] about Bratislava, Slovakia
In the Netherlands, it is said, there are more bicycles than people. The statistics, thanks to the web site Amsterdamize: Population: 16.5 million Bikes: 18 million New bikes sold a year: … [Read more...] about The Dutch Way
Immortalized by Johann Strauss in Blue Danube Waltz, the Danube winds from Germany’s Black Forest through Austria into the Balkans before dumping into the Black Sea. … [Read more...] about Choose To Cruise The Danube
My river cruise has turned into a cycling tour. Each day during this journey up the Danube on Uniworld's River Empress, I have had the opportunity to straddle a saddle and pedal along the river — or … [Read more...] about Pedaling Along The Danube
If the lousy exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and the Euro has you thinking twice about traveling to Europe, you may want to think again. And this time, think river cruising. On a river … [Read more...] about Putting Off Europe?
Rudesheim, Germany (October 14, 2006) : We are walking along Drosselgasse, the lively narrow pedestrian street in the best known wine village along the Rhine River. Saturday night, and the street is … [Read more...] about Floating Deluxe Boutique Hotel