If you’re like most cruisers, you spend time talking cruising with others who love taking to the rivers and the oceans. Here’s something you might be able to stump them with, as a “Did you know?”
Pack no booze. Cruises are not BYO, and trying to smuggle on booze is frowned upon.
by Chris Owen Viking Oceans Cruise travelers who are turned off by thebig ship ocean cruising experience or just want to try something different, increasingly turn to a river cruise. On tiny ships, they ply the waters of European rivers, sailing directly to iconic destinations. Viking River Cruises is a major player in that arena and is quite successful at what they … Read more
Viking River Cruises breaks record with new ships | www.palmbeachpost.com.
River cruising offers an intimate, educational experience | The Spectrum | thespectrum.com.
Cruising on the romantic Rhine.
by Perrin Post River cruises and ocean cruises differ more than you might think. Many of the people I’ve met on the former are refugees from the latter: They chose a river cruise to avoid the crowds, lines, and hassles they’ve encountered on giant ships at sea. But they compare 120- to 160-passenger river boats with mammoth 2,500- to 3,000-passenger … Read more
AmaWaterways Celebrates 10th Year of River Cruising.
By Wendy Perrin A riverboat gliding along the Seine in Vernon, France. See more photos of Europe’s scenic waterways. Remember how I took to three European rivers—the Rhine, the Danube, and the Seine—on three different ships last spring? You can now read the article I was on assignment to report: “The River Cruise Revolution,” just published in Condé Nast Traveler’s … Read more
CruiseExpertBob is in Basel, Switzerland. Today will be the start of my first river cruise in Europe. We will be traveling on the Rhine River up to Amsterdam. This will be cruise number 76 for me. I will try to post photos along the way.