rhine river cruise

Scenic view from atop Miltenberg Castle on the Main River.

How to Choose Which Europe River Cruise is the Best

When it comes time to decide which Europe river cruise is the best for you, it’s not so much about the river cruise line, but the actual river itself. Europe River Cruises on the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers Imagine towering cathedrals, castles perilously perched at the edge of cliffs and medieval monasteries.  Ancient cities […] Read more…

River Cruise Report: CroisiEurope Douce France Day 2

The first day of a river cruise doesn’t count.  At least not for me.  It’s a late day by the time everyone is onboard.  Your time is spent getting settled into your cabin, a welcome aboard gathering and meeting your assigned table mates at dinner.  Finally, you collapse. To me, a river cruise really begins on Day […] Read more…

River Cruise Report: CroisiEurope Douce France Day 2

The first day of a river cruise doesn’t count.  At least not for me.  It’s a late day by the time everyone is onboard.  Your time is spent getting settled into your cabin, a welcome aboard gathering and meeting your assigned table mates at dinner.  Finally, you collapse. To me, a river cruise really begins on Day […] Read more…

View of the Rhine river from Mildenburg Castle

How to Pack for a Spring Europe River Cruise

You’ve planned your first spring Europe river cruise, but you’re not sure of how and what to pack.  Maybe you’re curious about weather or formal nights or simply the best way to pack.  Here are some tips that will help to prepare you for the big event: BEGIN WITH THE RIGHT LUGGAGE If you’re still dragging a two-wheeled suitcase behind […] Read more…

Strasbourg on Rhine River Cruise

Join Me on an AmaWaterways Europe River Cruise 2017!

Join me on an AmaWaterways Europe River Cruise 2017! I’m excited to announce that in April 2017, I’ll be co-hosting a Europe river cruise!  After months in the planning, along with my two friends, Stuart and Kimberly Cohen, we’re cruising the Rhine River in April aboard AmaWaterways newest river ship, AmaKristina. Who are your hosts? Me. […] Read more…

AmaWaterways AmaLegro; The “Real” Love Boat

Sorry, Princess Cruises, you’re not the only Love Boat on the water.  One month aboard the AmaWaterways AmaLegro proved my point.  No, not for me!  I’m referring to the amount of lovebirds working aboard this European river ship. If you’ve taken only one ocean cruise, you are bound to have heard some crew member, usually […] Read more…