AmaLea Connections

Let the beauty of Bratislava come alive as you visit one of the most exciting cities in Europe, rich in history and architecture.Read more
Not all German legends have been turned into hit animated movies… at least not yet.Read more
What better city to visit on a river cruise than stunning Amsterdam?Read more
Imagine what could’ve been, what was, and what must never happen again when you visit Anne Frank’s House in Amsterdam.Read more
Welcome to the grand cosmopolitan city of Budapest – long a center of great beauty, elegance and sophistication.Read more
Nestled along the majestic banks of the mighty Danube, Dürnstein is one of the most visited regions in the iconic Wachau Valley.Read more
Why just travel when you can travel back in time?Read more
Painter, printmaker, theorist: Nuremberg’s most famous artist-in-residence was Renaissance master Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528).Read more
“I know you, I walked with you once upon a dream.”Read more
Seemingly straight from the pages of an old German fairytale….Read more
“Drinking a Kölsch beer is more than just drinking a beer: it’s like drinking an entire culture.”Read more
“If I had never come here, I would have regretted it.” So said Empress Maria Theresa, in describing Melk Abbey.Read more
Gilded, glittering glamor whose opulent beauty only rivals Versailles – and Schönbrunn Palace was originally just supposed to be a summer residence.Read more
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss II – with native sons like these, it’s no wonder that classical music continues to reverberate through the streets of Austria – particularly Vienna.Read more
If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then Antwerp is the friendliest city there is – seeing how it is the world’s most important diamond cutting center.Read more
Travel back in time to explore the beautifully preserved medieval town of Český KrumlovRead more
Prague -- the Czech Republic’s dazzling capital city, home to over a million people and with over 1,100 years of fascinating history to explore – is one of the most exciting European cities to visit.Read more
Franz Kafka, known for his 20th century writings on anxiety, alienation and impersonal bureaucracy, is also celebrated as one of the most important writers of modern times.Read more
Deck the halls for a festive winter wonderland this year as you sip hot chocolate, double down on gingerbread of all yummy shapes and sizes, sing delightful new and classic yuletide holiday staplesRead more
Santa can’t have all the traveling fun during the holiday season. And part of the joy of traveling to the European Christmas Markets is learning about unique traditions along the way.Read more
Imagine getting into the yuletide spirit in romantic Vienna, singing your favorite Christmas melodies in one of the musical capitals of the world.Read more
Why just settle for a regular cup of joe? Or even a specially whipped up espresso or caffé macchiato when you can indulge in a classic Rüdesheimer kaffee (aka Rüdesheimer coffee).Read more
Austria’s iconic Wachau Valley, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, is not only home to some of the most charming towns and villages but also stunning scenic views and lush vineyards.Read more
Imagine toasting with the perfect glass of sparkling Brut Reserve or a dry, late harvest Riesling or a peppery, fruity Grüner Veltliner right in the Kremstal valley?Read more
Party like an all star when visiting Austria.Read more
There are few days as idyllic as cycling through the charming streets of Antwerp, perhaps even stopping for a taste of delicious Belgian chocolates or waffles (really, who could blame you?)Read more
There are probably few Bavarian cities as gorgeous as Passau.Read more
The hills are alive with the sound of music in the stunningly historic town of Salzburg, Austria.Read more