This is the first in a new series about local and foreign summer travel trends, music festivals and cultural shenanigans that are super hot right now. Pun. Fully. Intended.
River Cruises (more affordable and flexible than you think)
U by Uniworld
This is my kinda trip. Seeing Europe by boat, pulling into tiny ports without the hassle of lines brought about by the throngs of passengers on the megaships, U by Uniworld makes their sailings even better with some cool gastronomic enhancements, including on-shore meals with locals through their eatwith.com program, winery, brewery and farm tours and an entry-level price point that makes the river cruise concept much more attainable for the regular traveler.
Plus, with a target audience of the more active traveler, off-ship excursions in this brand include multi-mile bike tours, hiking and other bulge-busting trips to combat the, um, indulgences of vacation. Take them or leave them, but know that when the guilt of indulging in a myriad of European culinary delights brings on that nasty Catholic guilt, you've got options.
Now, don't get me wrong. The Uniworld brand and it's boutique ships are still bomb.com, but with my eyes on multiple trips per year, U makes adding a river cruise AND a culinary adventure a very real probability this summer.
|With trips starting at $1,499, there's never been a better time to book your dream vacation. Hurry, this limited-time sale ends tomorrow! shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or give the agency a call at 978-282-8216 and ask for me to get on board.|