BONUS RECIPE OF THE MONTH! From AMA Waterways Strudel - Peeling Back The Layers of a Danube Delicacy

A collaboration of different cultures originated this special pastry. In Germany, strudel translates to 'whirlpool', in reference to its swirly interior.AmaWaterways Beyond magazine has one of the best Strudel recipes. Although it looks complicated, it's surprisingly easy and tasty. The recipe suggests... Read more

Top Reasons to Make Seabourn Your First Cruise

You never forget your first love - or your first cruise.All the more reason to make sure your first cruise is the very best cruising experience and leaves only wonderful cruise memories. Here at BestTrip, we believe that everyone has... Read more

3 Hotels You Can't Miss in San Juan, Puerto Rico

about San Juan,

It’s a US territory with sun-kissed Caribbean charms. Where lush jungles, land and marine parks and world-class beaches meet Old World cobblestone architecture, New World comforts, and signature Latin hospitality, culture and sultry vibe.  Puerto Rico’s capital San Juan is... Read more

4 Places in Chile for Your Next Adventure Vacation

about Chile

Chile is easy to spot on a map of South America. It’s the very long, very narrow ribbon of country stretching over 4300 km (2700 miles) along from the middle to the very tip of the Pacific coast of South America. In... Read more

4 Tips for Pre- and Post-Cruise Extensions

Your next cruise vacation shouldn’t just start and stop at the ship’s gangway. Make the most of your holiday by extending your cruise before you board and even after you disembark.Here are some pre- and post-cruise extension moves for every smart... Read more

What is 'Wave' and How You Can Save Booking Your Next Cruise Now

It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and the bills of the gift-giving season are due.The cold weather, cabin fever, and the doldrums of winter are descending. They’ve even named the 3rd Monday... Read more

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Booking an Expedition Cruise This Year

Leave your evening gown at home and pack your hiking shoes instead. For more and more travelers, an expedition cruise is on the horizon.Expedition cruises speak to our inner adventurers. Smaller ships, more remote and tiny ports, untouched destinations, natural... Read more

New Ships Debut in 2020


AmaWaterways will launch AmaSiena, 156-passenger, which will sail 7, 10 and 11-night itineraries along the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers. Uniworld’s new ships will include S.S. Sphinx in Egypt, 42-Suites; Mekong Jewel in Vietnam and Cambodia, 34-Suites; S.S. Sao Gabriel... Read more

Welcoming 2020 with a fresh Prosecco!


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Recipe of the Season: Classic Italian Panettone Recipe


Thick slices of soft, warm Italian panettone slathered in salty butter are the kind of treats that Christmas is all about. It's a typical Christmas cake throughout Italy and in Italian communities around the world, but it comes from the... Read more