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Introducing the AmaMagna, Debuting on the Danube May 2019

Introducing the AmaMagna, Debuting on the Danube May 2019

Here’s a great clip about AmaWaterways’ newest and grandest vessel, AmaMagna, set to debut on the Danube River next spring. At almost twice the width of traditional European river cruise ships, AmaMagna promises to offer unparalleled space and service. Your Stellar Travel advisor has all the details on the fantastic new itineraries.  Contact us today! […]

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Traditional Vietnamese Pho Bo Recipe, Courtesy of Amawaterways

Traditional Vietnamese Pho Bo Recipe, Courtesy of Amawaterways

A hearty noodle dish beloved around the world, pho bo is the epitome of Vietnamese comfort food. Its complex flavors can vary but its pleasant blend of herbs, spices, and unique textures never disappoints. Our partner Amawaterways offers this excellent recipe served on board their Mekong River cruises. Get inspired to travel and try a […]

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Tracing the Steps of Nelson Mandela in South Africa

Tracing the Steps of Nelson Mandela in South Africa

Activist, philanthropist, president: Nelson Mandela is an icon around the world. In his native South Africa, there are many rewarding sites to visit and pay homage to this great leader. Here are a few: Robben Island This island-prison off the coast of Cape Town was home to Mandela from 1964-1982. He was confined to a […]

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Explore Europe’s Christmas Markets with Amawaterways

Explore Europe’s Christmas Markets with Amawaterways

Holiday season in Europe is a magical time. Stroll through some of Europe’s grandest cities and see the festive illuminated decorations, market stands full of handmade treasures, perhaps while sipping on a cup of mulled wine…there’s nothing quite like it. The ideal way to tour Europe’s Christmas Markets is via river cruise, and our partner […]

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Explore a Sea Cave in Tonga with Paul Gaugin Cruises

Explore a Sea Cave in Tonga with Paul Gaugin Cruises

Palm trees, crystal blue waters, white sand beaches – Tonga is a remote and picturesque group of islands in the South Pacific, and you can sail there aboard the Paul Gaugin. Here’s our recipe for spending the perfect day. Board a speedboat and cruise through what many consider the most beautiful harbor in the Pacific. […]

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For a Better Breakfast, Try These Authentic Belgian Waffles

For a Better Breakfast, Try These Authentic Belgian Waffles

Known for its cheeses, chocolates, fries, and beer—Belgium is a food paradise, with a long tradition of epicurean delights. Though the origins of Belgian waffles are hard to pinpoint, researchers have located references to the waffle as early as the 12th century. But one thing is certain – waffles are synonymous with Belgium. Ideally, you […]

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Explore Europe’s Christmas Markets with Amawaterways

Explore Europe’s Christmas Markets with Amawaterways

Holiday season in Europe is a magical time. Stroll through some of Europe’s grandest cities and see the festive illuminated decorations, market stands full of handmade treasures, perhaps while sipping on a cup of mulled wine…there’s nothing quite like it. The ideal way to tour Europe’s Christmas Markets is via river cruise, and our partner […]

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Wild Koala Day: Celebrate Australia’s Beloved Marsupial on May 3

Wild Koala Day: Celebrate Australia’s Beloved Marsupial on May 3

If you’ve been to the land Down Under, join the Wild Koala Day celebration by tagging your trip photos with #wildkoaladay this May 3, 2018. If you haven’t been yet, now’s the time to consider crossing Australia off your bucket list! In honor of the upcoming Wild Koala Day, here are some fun facts about […]

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Tahitian Recipe from Paul Gauguin Cruises: Poisson Cru

Tahitian Recipe from Paul Gauguin Cruises: Poisson Cru

Guests on the Paul Gaugin can learn from live cooking demonstrations by their local Polynesian hosts. But until your voyage, you can make this at home to enjoy a taste of the islands of Tahiti. Poisson Cru (serves 4) Ingredients: 1 ¾ lbs sashimi-grade tuna, cut into small cubes or thin strips 4 fresh limes […]

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5 Iconic Hawaiian Dishes to Try Next Time You’re on the Islands

5 Iconic Hawaiian Dishes to Try Next Time You’re on the Islands

It can be hard to leave your comfort zone, especially when it comes to food. But these famous Hawaiian dishes are too good not to try! 1. Spam Musubi This luncheon meat gets a bad rep. But when it’s sliced, grilled, seasoned, and bundled with sushi rice and seaweed into musubi, skeptics might just be […]

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