Uniworld River Cruise: Day Two

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It’s a dark photo, but last time we had the privilege of dining with the captain of the ship. We had a beautiful dinner of butterfish and veal and a lot of fun chatting about the beautiful designs onboard Uniworld’s ships.

Uniworld River Cruise Day One

We are onboard the River Princess and the ship is gorgeous. We were supposed to be sailing on Uniworld’s River Queen but, due to technical problems, she was unable to sail. However, we don’t mind. Our beautiful suite is enormous and full of amenities. I’m in love with our espresso machine, in particular.

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Christmas Markets River Cruise

My husband and I are waiting to take off on our Christmas markets river cruise with Uniworld. Can’t wait to get to Frankfurt, Germany, for our first taste of what the holidays are all about.
At least we got a couple of our own lights up at the house!

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Sleigh Rides in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Nothing says winter like a snowy adventure in a horse-drawn sleigh and now you can take authentic rides in the National Elk Refuge nearby Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Imagine taking a horse-drawn sleigh ride among an elk herd numbering in the thousands. At the National Elk Refuge, such an adventure is available to winter visitors from mid-December through late March through, Double H Bar, Inc. Read More

My Top Five Trips of 2011

Minnie Mouse on the Disney Wonder (c) 2011 Janeen Christoff
Minnie Mouse on the Disney Wonder (c) 2011 Janeen Christoff

This year I was lucky enough to travel around the world. From girlfriend getaways in Peru to family-friendly cruising in Alaska, this year was by far a travel dream come true.

As one would imagine, working for a travel magazine, I have a lot of “dream” vacations on my bucket list. This year, I was able to cross off several. A trip to Bavaria fulfilled my childhood dream of seeing a ski world championship, I was able to spend a week cruising on the Danube River, I visited Australia for the first time and I sailed Alaska’s Inside Passage with my daughter. Last, but not least, I got to cross one of the most amazing archaeological sites off of my list — Machu Picchu, Peru. Read more…