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River Cruise

A Change of Plans

Stanley Ely | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Stanley Ely

I had received luggage tags to wrap on to my suitcases for the river cruise in France. Of an organized nature, I'd worked up a long list of what to p...

In the Galley of the Viking Delling With Chef Jevgeni Passenko

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 05.26.2015 | Taste
Lois Alter Mark

My husband and I have gone on four ocean cruises, and we recently returned from our first river cruise. We sailed through the South of France on the Viking Delling, indulging in some of the area's best dishes without even leaving the ship.

Taking A River Cruise With Disney? You Can In 2016

Shermans Travel | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Disney is setting sail once again -- but not on the seas via its own beloved cruise line. Adventures by Disney, the company's family touring arm, is partnering with river cruise company AmaWaterways for four sailings on the Danube River in 2016.

Benefits of River Cruising

Travelzoo | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

River cruising has quickly become one of the fastest growing trends in the cruise industry. With smaller ships that are able to navigate through inland waterways, river cruises often dock in the heart of cities and villages, allowing for seamless exploration of places that large ocean carriers could never reach.

5 Amazing Experiences Every Traveler Must Try!

Budget Travel | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

The phrase "adventure travel" has a bit of an image problem. For many, it conjures only images of climbing mountains, diving into underwater caverns, and, well, aching muscles. But when we asked ourselves what kinds of adventures belong on everyone's travel list, we cast a much wider net.

Do Kids Belong on a River Cruise?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

I suppose it's easier to book a Disney cruise and be done with it, if a cruise is the thing you want to do. But hey, it's Europe and we'd give anything to see the Disney Magic try to make its way up the Seine.

Grand European River Cruise

Judith Fein | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

Sometimes we followed guides, and other times we let our feet and eyes lead us. We imbibed information and then basked in the inner glow of connection and feeling.

Smooth Sailing: Top Destinations for a European River Cruise

minube | Posted 08.11.2013 | Travel
minube

Trips along Europe's great waterways are in higher demand than ever; thanks to their relaxed pace, customizable activities, and itineraries which mix culture, history, cuisine, and nature.

Discovering The French Countryside On A River Cruise

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Naysayers of escorted trips question whether travelers can have authentic experiences as part of a group. Au contraire, river cruise is one of the most enjoyable and economical ways to discover the French countryside.

Cruising Down The Mekong River

Don Mankin | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
Don Mankin

It is difficult to separate the magic of the Mekong from the magic of Laos, the country through which it flows for much of its meandering route through Southeast Asia. Laos is beautiful, uncrowded and populated by some of the most gracious and gentle people I have ever met. Or maybe it's the river itself, surprisingly peaceful for one so large and significant.

Cruising The Romantic Rhine

AP | ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 08.27.2012 | Travel

AMSTERDAM -- I've been a land-based traveler for most of my life. Motor coaches and cars have helped me explore everything from Italy's Tuscany region...

PHOTOS: America's Newest River Cruise

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.14.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Twain once remarked that stepping aboard an authentic steamboat, you enter "a new and marvelous world." If you haven't had that experience, you might want to put the American Queen on your bucket list.