Fun, fitness & fantastic places

From AMA Waterways Blog | Kristin’s Blog Last June I introduced you to Selina, AmaWaterways certified Sports Scientist who was on the AmaLyra developing our Wellness Program. March finds her busier than ever as she prepares to launch our Wellness Program on six ships – AmaCerto, AmaPrima, AmaSonata, AmaLyra, AmaDante and AmaDolce. Selina and our Operations team in Basel have adapted the timing and nature of the fitness classes to best fit each itinerary but I do have to share my personal favorites –…

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Iceland House by the Ocean: Airbnb Review

Iceland house by the Ocean through Airbnb, a review Even before we arrived in Kjósarhreppur, the base for our Iceland House by the Ocean, Jóna was helpful providing the coordinates to her home located North east of Reykjavik. If you’re using Google maps to find your way, I recommend skipping locating the village landmarks along the route and use the GPS coordinates to her house off Road 47, the Miðbuð 1-7 turnoff. Jóna greeted us with…

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My renewed faith in the French

Paris is undeniably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, a destination that is on almost everyone’s list of must-sees.  I am fortunate to have visited the City of Lights on three different occasions, an enviable status, I suppose. Despite my love of the city’s architecture, rich culture and historical/fashion intrigue, I often wonder why I ever returned, considering some very unpleasant encounters I had with Parisians along the way. My first visit…

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LHR Terminal 5: glass skyways, cappuccino & movie stars

I can hardly contain my excitement about my experience in British Airway’s new terminal at London Heathrow. Flying in at 6 am, I feel on the verge of a new adventure, a new chapter ahead with the promise of international intrigue and glamour. A clear, crisp morning reveals the sprawling metropolis along the Thames. I clearly make out the city center with its modern skyscrapers, and look in vain for Big Ben and the London…

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