• Providing more scenery, culture, and intimacy than ocean liners, river cruises are growing in popularity, particularly in Europe where several new boats will be added to major waterways (like the Danube, above) in 2012. [USA Today]
  • Switzerland may be considered one of the most expensive countries in the world, but with a few of these money saving tips, you can enjoy its views for a lot less. [Bootsnall]
  • Wish you were taking part in the Amazing Race? American Express’s Nextpedition helps you to recreate your own version of the show. The program allows customers to book a “mystery” trip where their destinations and activities are revealed over the course of the journey. [Gadling]

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