A water feature is one which is a large element through which water moves. The broad array of choices available vary from a simple hanging wall fountain to an elaborate courtyard tiered fountain. Since they are so functional, these decorative elements can be placed either in your backyard or inside your home. Water features include ponds and pools … Read More


Spreading useful hydraulic knowledge and fountain design ideas throughout Europe was accomplished with the printed papers and illustrated publications of the time. An internationally celebrated leader in hydraulics in the later part of the 1500's was a French water fountain designer, whose name has been lost to history. His expertise in creating la… Read More


Discover the finest of Europe’s historical waterways by boat. Traveling by ship is a memorable way to experience the beauty of rivers such as the Elbe, Rhine, Loire, Danube, Duoro, Volga, and Dnieper. In addition to exciting local excursions, these smaller boats offer world-class dining and entertainment, deluxe rooms with state-of the-art t… Read More


When choosing the best cruise for you, it is good to note that while river cruises are similar in many ways to ocean cruises, there are also some big differences. The ships for ocean cruises are generally bigger than those made for river cruises, and offer more comforts in the individual rooms. Many more passengers can fit on them due to their more… Read More


When it comes time to choose your family vacation, bear in mind one thing: one size does not fit all. Families change and so do their tastes and interests. It does not matter if you are traveling with a large extended family or a smaller tight-knit unit, the ideal holiday is possible for all. Let’s face it, family good quality time is minima… Read More