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The sprawling canals of Venice
Mont Saint Michele off France's Northern Coast
The white-washed cliffs of Santorini
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An endless tulip field
Enjoy a beautiful river view at sunset.
Gondola riding through a canal in Venice.
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Top River Cruise Destinations
Now that you are convinced that your next trip MUST be a river cruise, the difficult decision of deciding "where to?" is upon you.  Adventure Life offers river cruising in some …
Greece Overview
Located in Southern Europe and situated on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula, mainland Greece and the Greek Isles encompass an area of 131,940 square kilometers, which is comparable to the …
European Cruise: When to Go?
Northern Europe Cruise As in North America, the optimal time for cruising northern Europe is the extended summer months of May through September. The weather is warm, becoming hot in July and …
Cruising Europe Christmas Markets
Nothing says Christmas in Europe quite like a Christmas markets cruise. Seemingly overnight, magical towns of wood, cloth and dazzling colors pop up in town squares across Europe. The air is filled …
European Rivers
Europe river cruises have the advantage of allowing easy travel through multiple countries, without the stress involved in road trips or the difficulties of catching trains. The best river cruises …
River Cruising Has Our Attention
A cruise does not have to be a 2,000 passenger ship that spends the majority of its journeys in the middle of the ocean.  It does not necessary mean cheesy shows, ice sculptures on the buffet, …
The Weather of Bulgaria
Bulgaria’s climate consists of four distinct seasons; each season has something different to offer travelers. Summer is long and pleasantly hot (around 25º - 30º C), while winter is …
Customs and Culture of Bulgaria Travel
Bulgaria has a strong culture and rich traditions. Many of the traditional customs are displayed in the holiday calendar, which is diverse and complex. The majority of the Bulgarian people practices …
Bulgaria’s Politics: A Brief Introduction
Until 1989 Bulgaria (The People's Republic of Bulgaria) was a member of the Soviet bloc. It has been a Democratic Republic, the Republic of Bulgaria, since 1990. The president is the head of …
A Taste of Bulgaria Travel
Bulgaria’s extensive 1300-year history along with the presence of migrating tribes has made the cuisine of Bulgaria extremely diverse. Many of the daily meals include traditional dishes and …
Bulgaria’s Rich Wildlife Environment
From the Danube in the north, the Black Sea to the east, and the mountains of the central Balkan and Rila national parks, Bulgaria ranks among the most biologically diverse countries in Europe. …
Introduction to Bulgaria Geography
The country of Bulgaria is situated on the west coast of the Black Sea, with Romania to the north, Greece and Turkey to the south, and Yugoslavia to the west. Visitors on a tour of Bulgaria will …
A Look at Bulgaria’s Modern History
Learning a little more about the country’s modern history can enhance your experiences while on a Bulgaria tour. Detailed, complicated, and ever-changing, Bulgaria’s future is just as …
Bulgaria’s Ancient History
Many ancient civilizations have molded the 1300 year-old history of the state of Bulgaria. Khan Asparouh founded the first Bulgarian Kingdom in 681. This Kingdom consisted of peoples from the ancient …
Bonjour la France!
France, whose official name is Republique Francaise (the French Republic), is the most visited country in the world, and during a cruise to France you will see why. Aside from its beautiful …
Beautiful Portugal
Situated at the crossroads of Europe, Africa and the Americas, Portugal benefits from fortunate diplomatic, economic and commercial relations worldwide. Portugal is located on the western side of the …
Cruise Serbia & Montenegro
Set in the southern Mediterranean, Montenegro has been called the “Hidden Pearl of the Mediterranean.” The reasons are simple and plentiful: From miles of clean white sand beaches on the coast to …
The Treasures of Ukraine Travel
Join Ukrainian families as they start dinner with a toast to good health and eat simple courses of food until they can’t physically take another bite. After the rainy season, venture with them …
Romance Around the World
Love is all around us.  Or perhaps it is more truthful to say that boxes of chocolate, heart-shaped balloons, sappy cards, and battles for restaurant reservations are all around us.  The …
Cruise the Splendor of the Azores Archipelago
In the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Europe, 900 miles west of Portugal, are nine garden-like islands that make up the Azores archipelago. These majestic islands span over 350 miles, and are on the …
Enjoy a Cruise to the Canary Islands!
Today the Canary Islands are a popular travel destination, but in the past the Canary Archipelago has served as an important provision stop for Spanish ships sailing between Spain, Africa and the New …
The Inviting Malta Islands
Malta, Europe’s fourth southernmost country, offers its visitors a spectacular setting, just south of Sicily in the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Malta is an archipelago of five …
Discover the Beauty of a Slovenia Cruise
Slovenia has only enjoyed independence since 1991, but in the intervening years this small central European country has made great strides towards developing a strong economy and stable government. …
Croatia Overview
Croatia travel stands out with its diverse mainland, extensive archipelago, and crystal clear, blue seas. Croatia extends from the furthest eastern edges of the Alps in the northwest to the Pannonian …

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