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Sri Lanka’s Elephants

Sri Lanka’s Elephants

From my very first visit to a zoo, I have always loved elephants.  As my trip to Sri Lanka grew ...

Seeing the Taj Mahal for the first time

Seeing the Taj Mahal for the first time

I’ll never forget my first visit to the Taj Mahal.  It started by leaving our hotel in Agra, an oasis ...

Our Inaugural Holiday for Solo Travellers

Post written by tour manager, Caroline Rajani I felt very excited and privileged to lead Riviera Travel’s very first solo tour for them. Being familiar with solo traveller tours, I knew that this departure would play a big part in Riviera's history, because there has become a huge demand for it, as more and more people ...

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Hidden Heidelberg

Hidden Heidelberg

Post written by tour manager Frank. Heidelberg, the former capital of the Palatinate and the seat of Germany’s oldest university, is ...

Malaysia, Borneo and Singapore: A Terrific Trio…

Malaysia, Borneo and Singapore: A Terrific Trio…

One of the exciting new tours for 2017 which we recently revealed is ‘Malaysia, Borneo and Singapore’. It has been ...

All aboard the Jane Austen!

Recently, we were thrilled to be able to take a lively bunch of journalists and travel bloggers aboard the MS Jane Austen with us, to experience the first half of the Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg River Cruise. We were joined by Helen from Fuss Free Flavours and her partner, Ed, Christina from Mostly Food & ...

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Cricket with Elephants

Cricket with Elephants

Post written by Tour Manager Matt For a number of years now I have been fortunate enough to work for Riviera ...

5 photos that will make you want to visit Switzerland

5 photos that will make you want to visit Switzerland

At Riviera Travel, we send our staff on educational trips to the wonderful destinations where we take customers on our escorted ...

Helsinki, Tallinn & Riga – an architectural treat

We’re excited to have launched a brand new tour for 2017 spanning across three different countries with fascinating histories and heritage; Finland, Estonia and Latvia. We start with Helsinki, the largest city and capital of Finland, with a population of 629,000. It was founded in the 16th Century by a Swedish king. In 1747, the Swedish ...

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Behind the scenes of our TV ad

Behind the scenes of our TV ad

Our latest TV advert featuring our luxury river cruises was shot in captivating Cologne. Here's a look at the inspired thinking behind ...

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Behind the scenes of our TV ad

Friday, September 9, 2016

Our latest TV advert featuring our luxury river cruises was shot in captivating Cologne. Here's a look ...

Our Inaugural Holiday for Solo Travellers

Monday, February 13, 2017

Post written by tour manager, Caroline Rajani I felt very excited and privileged to lead Riviera ...

Solo Traveller Guide to Airports

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A lot of people love the whole airport experience, whereas others see it as a ...