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River Cruising

Cruising The Mississippi River On An American Queen

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

During the last four decades I have been able to travel on many of the great oceans and iconic rivers on six continents. The ships have been both large and small, some accommodating up to 2,000 passengers.

This Summer's Best, Last-Minute European Vacation

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

It's not too late to see Europe this summer, sailing with Viking River Cruises. And if you're lucky, you might get a bargain rate, maybe even airline tickets.

Why River Cruising Is All the Rage

U.S. News Travel | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Looking to steer away from a conventional ocean cruise? Whether you're yearning for cultural immersion or slow-paced exploration in hard-to-reach ports of call, river cruising offers an intimate and leisurely alternative to a traditional ocean cruise experience.

10 Ways to Determine if Small Ship Cruising Is For You

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.01.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Though they offer fewer onboard activities, small ships, defined as those that carry fifty to 300 passengers, are best for a certain kind of traveler. Here are ten ways to determine if small ship cruising is right for you.

Travel Is Sensual: Impressionism at Monet's Giverny

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 01.18.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

The Musee D'Orsay and Jeu de Paume in Paris have many masterpieces of impressionism on their walls. Claude Monet's gardens in Giverny, just outside Paris have his masterpieces growing and living year round. This is why I travel.

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...