Tag Archives: europe

Active discovery on the Rhine with Avalon Waterways

Avalon waterways cruise World Travellers Riccarton

Avalon Waterways River cruises are very popular with the World Travellers Riccarton team. We’ve been testing some out so we can let you know what it’s really like to go on one. Here’s Russell Mein’s rundown of the seven night/eight day Active Discovery on the Rhine cruise aboard the Avalon Panorama.  Active Discovery on the Rhine […]

There’s more to Belgium than just biscuits

After canal boating and touring in a motorhome around the UK, Jim and Karen have arrived on the continent! Their adventures continue in Belgium … You guessed it – we are now on the continent and we’ve stopped in Brugge for a couple of days. The last 4-5 days in the UK had us attending […]

On the Danube with Avalon Waterways

Cycling Avalon Danube World Travellers Riccarton

River cruising on the Danube is an experience like no other, getting you up close to Europe’s most fascinating historical and cultural sights, and offering an array of experiences along the way. Tiffany McCrea-Lennon joined a group of travellers for an Avalon Waterways cruise along the Danube and this is how she found it! Exploring […]

Ever thought about a UK canal boat holiday?

Canal boat in the UK

Have you ever thought about a UK canal boat holiday? Jim and Karen are currently off doing a canal boating adventure and have lots of inside tips to share. Here’s what you need to know. Canal boating: A must-do when visiting the UK Right, let me say from the start that if you’re going over to […]

What’s this canal boating lark really like?

Life on the canals in the UK

After spending several days canal boating, Jim and Karen are beginning to get the hang of things. In their latest blog post, Jim shares their experiences navigating strangely curved tunnels, parallel parking (not so easy on the water, it appears) and rugby-loving locals.  We have now had a few days on the canals and are […]

40 Years on … Take 2

Jim and Karen canal boating around the UK and Europe

Forty years after their first OE, couple Jim and Karen have decided it’s time for round two. This one will involve canal boating in the UK and navigating European roads in a motorhome. Before you sink your teeth into all their adventures, find out how it all began.  How the heck did we get talked into […]

Highlights of Europe: Travel tips for London, Paris, the south of France, Venice, Cinque Terre and Rome

Europe travel tips World Travellers Riccarton

Tiffany McCrea-Lennon gives us some top Europe travel tips. From great places to stay to the best things to see and do, you might get a few ideas for your own Europe trip.  London I stayed for one night near St Pancras station.  The Tavistock Hotel impressed for a cheaper hotel – it was bbout $214/night […]

Avalon River Cruise – Amsterdam to Budapest

Ever wondered what going on a European river cruise is really like? Our Christchurch cruising travel specialist Sue Beechey tells us all about her bucket list experience with Avalon. Sailing from Amsterdam to Budapest, she encountered many sights along the way.  Is there a more relaxing way to get a taste of Central Europe than […]

Coach touring: A good way to travel Europe?

Our Christchurch travel agents are passionate travel experts who are committed to telling you how it is, helping you stay informed of the latest travel trends, trips and tips. In this blog article, Sue Beechey gives her rundown of her trip to Europe with Cosmos. Flying Emirates from Auckland to Europe Our 17-hour flight on Emirates’ […]