Christmas Markets on the Romantic Danube with Viking River Cruises

Christmas Markets on the Romantic Danube with Viking River Cruises

The original version of this article called “What’s a European river cruise really like?” was first published on Cruiseline. As a savvy explorer with years of first-hand ocean experience, Lisa Niver has some great insights to share when it comes to cruises. Her sailing on the Danube River for the Christmas markets with Viking Cruises left a particularly … Continued

Budapest in Spring

I’ve had the chance to visit Budapest during summer, winter and spring. I have yet to make it there during autumn (so that’s something I want to do in the following years). The shoulder season – spring and autumn – is the best choice to visit any European city. Here are some reasons for that: … Continued

Love at first sight in Hungary

LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT I had the opportunity to travel across different parts of Europe last year and savoured the experience. And like travellers before me, I also found something to love about every city that I visited. But when it came to Budapest, it was love at first sight and it was the river … Continued

Capitals Along the Danube River

The Danube River flows through four national capital cities and ten countries. Choosing one of the river Danube cruises to enjoy the beauty of this body of water is a very good idea, especially if you are looking for a romantic vacation. However, making sure you stop in the capital cities along the way to … Continued

The Magic of Christmas Markets in Europe

December is one of the most colorful months in Europe. And we have Christmas Markets to “blame” for this. A Christmas Market is basically a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas. They most often open around the start of Advent (which in 2013 starts on December 1) and close sometimes between Christmas and … Continued

Budapest: This Buda’s For You

The minivan motored over an elegant stone suspension bridge, up a hill and arrived in Buda at what had to be a former Habsburg hub. I looked out the closest window and saw an especially stately palace adorned with marble statues, wrought iron gates, towers and spires. The tour guide began to speak, and I … Continued

The Day I Got Soaked in the Tent…in Budapest

It was the best of times. July 2011 and our first trip to Budapest as a couple. On a lowish budget, we figured we’d have more money to spend in the city if we stayed in a tent. We found Haller Camping close to metro station, easy to get to from Keleti pu and close … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel