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Posted in Theme Vacations, Europe, Groups, Music, River Cruising, on 6 December 2019, by , 0 Comments

Did you know that Beethoven’s 250th birthday is in 2020? The classical artist spent most of his life in Vienna, and as a result, the capital of Austria has many plans underway to celebrate him. While his birthday is actually in December, and the largest of celebrations will happen then, you can enjoy concerts and festivals in his honor all year long. One of the best ways to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday in Vienna is with a river cruise. 

A River Cruise in 2020 is a Classical Music Lovers Dream

Some of the river cruise lines that sail the Danube and Rhine rivers have created itineraries to commemorate and enjoy the music of Ludwig van Beethoven. One such cruise is the Amadeus cruise line which will host a special Rhine River cruise October 27 through November 3, 2020. Their itinerary features private concerts at stunning landmarks, as well as an exclusive concert onboard the ship.

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Posted in Cruises, General Travel Information, Gift Ideas, Golf, Music, River Cruising, Theme Vacations, Uncategorized, on 4 December 2015, by , 0 Comments

Theme River Cruises | Ingenious TravelWhether you have been on a themed river cruise before or are contemplating on heading out on your very first one, you should know that there are plenty of great options out there to choose from. If you are debating what types are available or which one would best suite your preferences, consider the following…

Christmas Theme

Make this Christmas the most special one yet by heading out on a Christmas themed river cruise through some of the best parts of Europe. Imagine cruising through France, Germany or Austria and stopping off at each inviting town to explore the many Christmas markets. This seems to be a favorite amongst those who want to spend the holidays in a unique and unforgettable way.

Food & Wine Theme

For lovers of both food and wine, this would be the absolute best choice and guaranteed to have you enjoying some of the best of both worlds for up to two weeks on board a fantastic vessel. Some of the most popular regions to explore are France and Italy although there are some options throughout the US as well that take you through wine countries of the Lower Mississippi River.

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Posted in Football, General Travel Information, Girlfriend Getaways, Music, Sports, Travel, Travel Tips, Uncategorized, on 25 April 2014, by , 0 Comments

Even though we’re in t the first round of NHL playoffs, and baseball season just got underway, it’s time to start planning your trips for the 2014 NFL season! Yes, that’s right, football. The National Football League (NFL) released its 2014 schedule this week.

Over the next few months, we’ll be highlighting fun facts about the various NFL cities, starting with the National Football Conference (NFC) teams.

Here are seven fun places to see when in Detroit, home of the NFC North’s Detroit Lions:

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA)
Rodin'S Thinker BwThe DIA is known to have one of the top six art collections in the United States. While there, you can explore more than 100 galleries with works by Degas and Cezanne. They are home to a diversity of art: American, European, Modern and Contemporary and Graphic Art, so there is something for everyone.

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Posted in Gift Ideas, Music, Theme Vacations, Travel, Uncategorized, Unique Getaways, on 21 March 2014, by , 0 Comments

The Beatles StampThis year marks the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles U.S. Invasion! What could be better than a trip to their old stomping ground and experience the magic that is London and Liverpool? Here’s a great itinerary for the ultimate fan!

Day 1 – Welcome to London

Arrive London Heathrow where your driver will meet and take you to Changing of the guards at Windsor castle, Englandyour centrally located London hotel.  In order to avoid the rush hour traffic, you will visit nearby Windsor Castle where you might catch the Changing of the Guard.

Day 2 – Classic Rock & Beatles site tour

bigstock-Abbey-Road-Sign-46118437Morning is at leisure for your own independent sightseeing before taking the afternoon London Rock and Roll Tour. You’ll take a nostalgic trip down music’s time tunnel; discover what made the 60s ‘swing’ along Chelsea’s Kings Road, explore the hippy ‘counter-culture’ in historic Notting Hill, and follow the Beatles across rock’s famous Abbey Road pedestrian crossing. There will be an opportunity for souvenir shopping at the Beatle store. The tour ends at London’s Hard Rock Cafe in time for an early dinner (optional) and visit to the memorabilia vault.

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