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Audjorunn's Coastal Concoctions
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Cocktail recipes from Norwegian Coastal Voyages' brightest star, the bartender on deck seven of the M.V. Finnmarken.
Bailey's Millennium Hotel - LondonThis South Kensington hotel is located in an ideal spot for tourists, if you like that sort of thing...
Baltic Cruising for First Timers on Oceania RegattaCruising through the Baltic region is exhiliarating and exhausting. So much to see, so much to do... and Oceania's Regatta's incredible itinerary includes three full days in St. Petersberg, Russia. Come along with us on our first Baltic cruise.
Hôtel de Buci, Paris, FranceThis little hotel sits in the heart of Paris's artists' quarter, and is one of our favorites.
Claridge's Hotel, London, EnglandI thought I'd be uncomfortable, I thought that this ritzy hotel with history and a guest list that includes kings and presidents would not be welcoming, but I was very, very wrong.
Five Free Activities for a Sunday in London
Choose from lively open markets at Petticoat Lane, cultural museum excursions, or rabid mouthing off at Hyde Park Corner. Or choose all five!
Gibraltar for Cruisers (and Anyone Else)Barbary Apes, the Great Siege, Moorish architecture, Spanish accents and British pounds sterling, not to mention the magnificent Rock itself, make Gibraltar a compelling port stop for cruisers.
Hotel dei Mellini, Rome, Italy
Would a coffin-like room look any brighter to you if you could buff your heinie with Frette linens? It didn't to me; I would have preferred a Holiday Inn Express.
Hotel Majestic Barrier, Cannes, FranceDwight Brown chronicles the delights of this gorgeous Bell Epoque hotel on the French Riviera.
London's Royal Opera HouseThe term "reading the Riot Act" actually came from three months of protests in this iconic building's history.
Losby Gods Manor, Near Oslo, NorwayGolf is hot in Norway, and so is this lovely little hotel with two courses in a beautiful setting.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, EnglandThree generations of British queens learned to dance in the ballrooms of this exquisite hotel; now it's a retreat for celebrities who value their privacy.
Martinez Master Suites, Cannes, FranceThis elegant hotel on the French Riviera offers two suites that are five times the size of the average U.S. home. Each!
Museums of Paris
From large to small, well-known to obscure, with addresses, phone and Métro information.
Paris PhotosNeed some appetite-whetting before your trip? Start here.
Hôtel le Regent, Paris, FranceSmall and quiet. We loved the location a lot more than we enjoyed the hotel.
Relais Hôtel du Vieux Paris
This quietly elegant Four-Star hotel near the Seine River has an extraordinary history.
Scott's Hotel, Mallorca, Spain
You could become a character in one of the owner's novels if you stay at this small luxury hotel in Mallorca, Spain.
Sewer Tours of Paris
Located near the Pont d'Alma, this unique museum and tour is a source of pride for Parisians. You got your Louvre, you got your Eiffel Tower, and you got your "égouts." It's cheap, too.
Scandinavian SplendorsSleeping Around got to Sleep Around the capital cities of Northern Europe aboard the beautiful Oceania Regatta. Join us for a day-by-day recap of this marvelous journey, which included three full days in St. Petersburg, Russia. (From the original report first published in Cruise Critic.)
Star System - UK and IrelandWhat do the star ratings mean? Here is a breakdown of what you can expect when booking a hotel in the UK or Ireland.
Hotel Victoria Palace, ParisA four star hotel that combines charm and elegance with location, first-rate amenities, and a wonderful staff.
Europe For Visitors
Trip planning, photo albums, obscure facts, all the information you need to visit Europe.
All Info About London
Visitor information, "tube" maps, history and more.
Scotland For Visitors
Travel tips, accommodation, history, castles, photos and attractions.
Spain For Visitors
Everything you'd want to know about Spain including sightseeing, transportation, politics, accommodation... you name it, it's there.
Going to London on vacation?
offers FREE entry to the top attractions and much more!
A 135 meter high attraction built over the Thames close to County Hall. The world's highest observation wheel (Ferris Wheel), it provides a 30 minute slow moving flight over the capital. The London Eye, sponsored by British Airways is the ultimate way to view the magnificent and majestic city of London.