From its rolling hills and deep valleys to its assortment of vineyards and classically-styled towns and villages, Portugal’s Douro River is a favorite cruising region. In my Douro River Cruise Handbook, you’ll discover the many options available to you on the Douro and much more.
Featuring 2019 pricing charts for all European rivers. 50% Off Until June 1 Finally, it’s done. After more than a year of researching, compiling, editing and designing, the Ultimate River Cruising Handbook is ready for consumption. To celebrate, I am popping open a bottle of champagne. And to extend the celebration to you, until June… [Read More]
In October of next year, I’ll be offering two trips in Alsace. On October 11 and October 25, CroisiEurope’s 22-passenger Madeleine will take us between Strasbourg and Lagarde. These all-inclusive voyages span seven days each.
At 72 feet across, AmaMagna is roughly twice as wide as the company’s existing river cruise vessels. Measuring 443 feet long and managed by a crew of 70, AmaMagna will be able to transport 196 guests along the Danube in a kind of comfort not previously known.
Ever so quietly, Viking River Cruises introduced what many river cruisers have not-so-secretly been hoping for since the line announced back in 2013 that it would construct a fleet of oceangoing cruise ships: combination river and ocean voyages. This year, Viking is testing the first two river and ocean cruise combination itineraries out, and although they are still months away from departing, it looks like the experiment has worked.
River cruising is hands-down the best way to see interior Europe. For many travelers, me included, the slow chug along the river is just the right pace for getting the lay of the land. Sitting on the top deck of a ship under brilliant blue skies, you gaze on fabled landscapes dotted with castles, villages and… [Read More]
Mark your calendar for February 10, 2017, to attend a live online event featuring How To Choose A River Cruise & My Favorite River Cruises. The goal of the webinar is to provide you with a few tips that will help you (or your clients if you’re a travel seller) choose the perfect river cruise. And… [Read More]
One of my favorite trips ever was a barge cruise that I hosted in the south of France in July of 2015. Well, in case you missed that trip, you may have another chance. I’m considering another trip on the same barge on the same itinerary from Sete to Arles, September 1 – 7, 2017 (yes,… [Read More]