Romantic Journeys Near and Far

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Scotland’s iconic Eilean Donan Castle

Scotland’s iconic Eilean Donan Castle

Jul 14, 2015 | No Comments

On the main tourist route to the Isle of Skye, about 134 miles from Inveraray, you’ll find Eilean Donan Castle, one of Scotland’s most iconic images. Breathtakingly beautiful, it’s one of the most romantic castles I’ve ever seen.

7 tips for healthier trips

7 tips for healthier trips

Jul 7, 2015 | No Comments

Sticking to healthy habits while traveling can be difficult. Airports are controlled environments. You can’t do much about delayed flights, public safety regulations, or how other people behave, but with a little planning, you should be able to maintain your physical comfort and good health.

Top 10 romantic things to do in Branson, Missouri

Top 10 romantic things to do in Branson, Missouri

Jun 14, 2015 | No Comments

When you are thinking about a romantic vacation spot, does Branson, Missouri come to mind? It should! Set amid the lush beauty of the Ozark Mountains, Branson offers a wealth of activities and accommodations just right for a honeymoon or romantic getaway.

3 perfect honeymoon destinations

3 perfect honeymoon destinations

May 20, 2015 | No Comments

When you think of your “perfect” honeymoon destination, do you imagine palms swaying in a gentle breeze, moonlit strolls along the beach, and romantic candlelit diners? Many people do. No wonder beach destinations are so popular with honeymooners!

Tips for Western Caribbean travel

Tips for Western Caribbean travel

May 17, 2015 | No Comments

The Caribbean means different things to different people. To some, it’s a place to bask under sunny skies as you relax beneath a palm tree, sipping your favorite cocktail. To others, it’s a place to fulfill an endless fascination with water sports. Others still enjoy floating from island to island on a cruise liner, when all you have to do is show up.

Inveraray Castle – Downton Abbey’s real Duneagle

Inveraray Castle – Downton Abbey’s real Duneagle

May 13, 2015 | No Comments

Downton Abbey’s Duneagle Castle, setting for the season three finale of this wildly popular show, took place in Scotland at the real life Inveraray Castle, a place where I recently payed a visit. Inveraray Castle, the seat of the Duke of Argyll, head of the Campbell Clan, is located in an idyllic spot — on the north-west border of Loch Fyne amid some of the Highlands’ most impressive scenery.

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  • AmaBella in Durnstein courtesy of AmaWaterways
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    Solo Travelers:  AmaWaterways waives single supplements on all 2015 & 2016 river cruises in select categories!


    An AmaWaterways river cruise is an excellent option for people looking to explore on their own without paying any additional fees for being a solo traveler. Guests won’t have to deal with hauling their luggage from place to place, finding good company during meals or navigating an unfamiliar environment alone. And there are plenty of opportunities to meet new friends on Ama’s intimate ships.  Need we say more?

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