This Week, A New Travel Video Series: Cruising The Douro River On AmaWaterways

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This week, we’re traveling from Copenhagen to Portugal to river cruise along the beautiful Douro River. We’ll be cruising through the heart of the Duoro Valley, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and known for its wine production. In fact, ours is a special wine-themed cruise on AmaVida, operated by AmaWaterways. Join us for… [Read More]

Emerald Waterways Live Voyage Report – Day 5

Durnstein, Melk and Austria’s Wachau Valley Our Danube Delights itinerary aboard Emerald Waterways’ Emerald Star went into Austrian overdrive today as we called on two very small but beautiful towns nestled within the country’s picturesque Wachau Valley. At 0800, we arrived in Durnstein, a picturesque little village located at Kilometre 2000 of the Danube that… [Read More]

Live Voyage Reports From the River Preview: Emerald Waterways and AmaWaterways

The next two weeks are going to be full of adventure here on River Cruise Advisor, as we launch two Live Voyage Reports on two very different vessels plying the waterways of two very different regions in Europe. Beginning July 12, Aaron Saunders will embark Emerald Waterways‘ brand-new Emerald Star in the Hungarian capital of… [Read More]

The Avid Cruiser’s Europa 2 Video Review


This weekend, Vancouver-based videographer Chris Stanley and I put the finishing touches on our Europa 2 cruise review. The video provides a quick look (5:41 minutes) at Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ newest luxury vessel. If you have trouble viewing the embedded video, click here to view on Youtube. Transcript of  The Avid Cruiser’s Europa 2 Video Review VOICEOVER: Embark… [Read More]

Cruising The Caribbean & Saving On Silversea With Special ‘Silver Select’ Offers


Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has expanded its Silver Select promotion beyond Alaska and the Mediterranean to include select voyages in the Caribbean. The Silver Select promotion enables guests to personalize their voyages with a choice of three enticing offers: a two-category suite upgrade, a $500 per person credit toward the purchase of the Silver Sky® air program, or a $500… [Read More]