I’ve just posted eight videos that highlight our recent voyage along Portugal’s Douro River with AmaWaterways. The journey, back in July, was one of the more interesting river cruises I have experienced. The region was beautiful, the Portuguese were extremely warm and welcoming (both those who worked on the ship and the people we encountered… [Read More]
Our journey along Portugal’s Douro River has come to an end. Watch the video above for our concluding thoughts, and click the links below for a recap of our voyage on a wine-themed river cruise aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaVida. Day 1 – Embarkation in Porto Day 2 – Touring Porto, Then Cruising To Entre-os-Rios Day 3 –… [Read More]
Transcript from Day One: Boarding AmaVida This morning we woke up early, made coffee, fed the cat, locked the door to the apartment, twice — we always do that, double-checking, forgetful as we are. We got in a taxi, went to the train station, traveled to Copenhagen airport and flew to Geneva. There, a surprise:… [Read More]
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]
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]
I want to tell you about two weeks of the most demanding travel that I’ve ever anticipated. Altogether, the trip spans 17 days, sees me on five ships, in five hotels and on 15 flights from North America to Europe to Asia — and back. The sheer number of cities I am visiting is breath-taking,… [Read More]
At the Cruise Europe AGM in Le Havre, cruise line execs spoke about 2014/15 deployment patterns and itinerary trends for cruising Europe.
Read all about our day touring Sintra & Cascais: In Pictures: Portugal, A Place Of Beginnings, Visiting Sintra & Cascais From Lisbon