11 Reasons to Go on a European River Cruise

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River cruising is one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry, so recently, I decided it was time for me to put away my prejudices (ie: river cruising is only for older people) and check it out for myself. I went on two European river cruises in the past six months: the first was […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 30, 2013

Scottsdale pool

This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a dream trip to Dubai with Emirates (on Facebook) Win a trip to the original Cosi restaurant in Paris Win a wine-themed trip for two to Italy Win […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 23, 2013

Blogger Contest: Win a Scenic Cruise

This week’s travel contest include: Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a trip to Antarctica with Air New Zealand and National Geographic Win a 4-night trip for four to the Renaissance Aruba Resort Win one of seven amazing trips […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 16, 2013

Blogger Contest: Win a Scenic Cruise

This week’s travel contests include: Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a trip for two to Florence worth nearly $10,000 (on Facebook) Win a trip to Australia to compete in a Tough Mudder event or win registration to U.S. events from Dos Equis Win a 4-night trip for four […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 9, 2013

Scenic Cruises

This week’s travel contests include: Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a 6-day culinary trip for two to Venice (requires Facebook) Win a Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise to your choice of destinations plus $2,000 to spend Win a trip to Paris and $500 in spending money in Oscillo’s […]

Travel Contests of the Week: October 2, 2013

Scenic Cruises

This week’s travel contests include: Win an 8-day European River Cruise from Scenic Cruises in our blogger contest! Win over $6,000 worth of free travel (need a SPG account; it’s free to join) Win a 3-night trip for two to Barbados from Food and Wine Win a 6-day culinary trip for two to Venice from Cost […]

12 Reasons to Take a Scenic River Cruise in Europe

Scenic Pearl Bell

River cruising is one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry, so recently I decided it was time for me to put away my “only for old people” stereotype and check it out. I jumped at the first invite I received, which was to join Scenic Cruises on a seven-day trip up the Danube. Note: The […]

Bike Ride through the Wachau Valley in Lower Austria

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I’m presently on my first river cruise, which is taking me up the Danube on Scenic Cruises’ Scenic Pearl. I wasn’t sure what to expect going into the experience, but figured I might as well check it out since river cruising is one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry. So far it’s been a […]