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    What’s it like on a CroisiEurope river cruise?

    Croisieurope river cruise

    Sailing through the waterways of Europe, letting scenic views and pretty waterside towns come to you – river cruising is on the rise. And after becoming an unexpected ocean cruise convert a few years back, I was keen to try it out for myself. Continue Reading

  • Travel plans for 2019
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    Travel plans for 2019

    A new year, an empty diary and a whole lot of travel ideas, it must be time for my annual travel plans post! As ever, last year’s travel ambitions were a…

  • On the Luce 2018 travel review
    Travel tales

    On the Luce in 2018

    I always love looking back on the last 12 months of travels as we get close to the end of the year – remembering the places, people and experiences along the…

  • A Christmas market river cruise on the Rhine
    Travel tales

    A Christmas market river cruise on the Rhine

    Wooden chalets full of Christmas ornaments, towering Christmas trees, sparkling lights and the smell of log fires burning, roasting chestnuts and bubbling pans of Glühwein. Christmas markets have taken over Europe,…

  • Christmas gifts for travel lovers 2018

    Christmas gifts for travel lovers

    Christmas is creeping up on us, so it’s time I got over my aversion to shopping and started getting organised. I’ve read a lot of Christmas gift guides for travellers, but…

  • 30 wanderlust-inspiring books for travellers

    30 wanderlust-inspiring books for travellers

    I’ve always thought that reading a good book is the nearest you can get to travelling without leaving home. Books can bring a place to life, whether it’s somewhere close to…

  • 48 hours in Toronto: A weekender’s guide

    48 hours in Toronto: A weekender’s guide

    Modern and multicultural, Toronto is eastern Canada’s powerhouse city. It’s a huge, sprawling place, made up of lots of smaller, individual neighbourhoods. But a weekend is just enough to get a…

  • Views from a Rhine dinner cruise in Mainz
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    Germany for wine-lovers: A weekend in Mainz

    Jaillan Yehia from Savoirthere leaves the Liebfraumilch behind and gets to grips with world-class grapes in Mainz, Germany’s wine-producing capital, on assignment for On the Luce – it’s a tricky job…

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    Visiting Munich on a budget

    From lavish palaces and world-class art museums to lederhosen and oompah bands, Munich’s mix of history, culture and plenty of beer makes it unique. Germany’s southern capital is the heartland of…