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New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Destination News Europe) Oct 20, 2013

Driving Beyond Dubrovnik in Croatia Clients looking for a visually stunning and affordable destination in Eastern Europe should consider Croatia. With its historic architecture and delightful Mediterranean cuisine, this once-hidden Adriatic gem has become one of EuropeOs hot spots. Croatia is easily navigable by car, providing clients plenty of scenic pit stops between larger cities. Most visitors to Croatia only see Dubrovnik, but a road trip affords many opportunities to experience more of the country, from the mountain trails on the idyllic Peljesac Peninsula to the unique art and culture of Zagreb and other major cities. Oct 17, 2013

Cruise in style From Moscow to St Petersburg River cruising can be one of the most relaxing ways to travel, cruising through serene countryside with numerous towns, cities and sights to explore, but also time to yourself on the boat to simply watch the world go by and enjoy the onboard services. It is one of the best ways of incorporating culture, history, spectacular views and relaxation into one holiday. River cruising in Russia in particular is becoming more and more popular, with many tourists opting to visit both of the spectacular Russian OcapitalsO, St Petersburg and Moscow, by sailing between the two down the majestic Volga River. Top-of-the-line ships such as MS Peter the First offer a traditional Russian experience, with delicious meals prepared every day and night by trained chefs showing off the best local ingredients. Spacious suite cabins are available, as well as smaller bunk cabins for those on more of a budget. All cabins have large windows, TV, wi-fi and select cabins on the boat deck even have a private balcony from which to enjoy the scenery as you travel. Volga cruises typically start in Moscow, RussiaOs incredible capital famous for its intricate architecture and, of course, world-famous sights such as The Kremlin, Red Square and St BasilOs Cathedral. From there, you will cruise on to the likes of Uglich, Yaroslavl, Goritsy, Kizhi, Mandrogi. A slew of impressive sights along the way include the amazing Cathedral of Transfiguration at Kizhi, a vast orthodox church built entirely of wood, without a single nail! This cruise of a lifetime concludes in St Petersburg, the Osecond capitalO of Russia [ETH] a much more cosmopolitan city than Moscow featuring stunning canals and ornate art-nouveau architecture. One of the largest museums in the world, The Hermitage Art Gallery and Museum, is also found here. In between destinations there are a variety of distractions to keep you busy aboard the ship including 2 bars, a restaurant and organised entertainment every night. Ranging from traditional folk music to themed evenings, or you can take to the upper deck to relax with a delcious cocktail and just take in the gorgeous surroundings. There is guaranteed to be something for everyone on board these ships, blogs Kristi Rorison. Oct 14, 2013

Copenhagen, Denmark, touts a bike-friendly culture Touring Copenhangen, Denmark, can be easier and much more enjoyable when done by bicycle. On a bike, visitors can blend in with crowds of locals pedaling to their destinations and take a hassle-free journey to the city's many attractions. Oct 14, 2013 AirGuideOnline ISSN 1544-3760 Copyright [c] 2013 AirGuide / Pyramid Media Group. All rights reserved.


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Date:Oct 21, 2013
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