river cruises

AmaCerto in Basel.

Top 10 Reasons Why I Like AmaWaterways

Because there are river cruises…and then there are river cruises. Just like Caribbean cruises, Europe river cruises visit almost the same ports and cities. With so much repetitiveness along the major rivers of Europe, what makes AmaWaterways river cruises stand out from the crowd?  Every river cruise line has their high points that distinguishes them from the pack. So… […] Read more…

Viking River Cruise Viking Lif docked in Budapest.

Viking River Cruise Grand European from Budapest to Amsterdam

Viking Lif Grand European river cruise begins in Budapest Most people fly into Budapest.  Not me. One transatlantic crossing, four hotels, four countries and nine trains and I finally arrived at this gorgeous metropolis on the Danube. I was definitely ready for two lazy weeks on a Viking River cruise.  It was the last train ride, an eight hour […] Read more…

Six Easy Tips for a Europe River Cruise

River cruises, especially Europe river cruises, continue to build in popularity.  Every Europe river cruise line wants to attract younger clientele while still catering to their tried and true seniors.  But not everyone, even experienced travelers, know what to expect and how to prepare for a Europe river cruise. Most river cruise passengers have already […] Read more…

When a Hotel in Paris Just Won’t Do, a CroisiEurope Seine River Cruise is Perfect

Three days and nights in Paris on a floating hotel. If you think it’s too expensive to visit Paris, stay near the Eiffel Tower with meals, wine and entertainment included, think again. CroisiEurope River Cruises, a family-owned river cruise line, offers a unique experience, aptly named the “Paris Short Break.” More like a floating hotel than […] Read more…

5 of the Best River Cruises in the USA and Europe

Here is my first round pick of five of the best river cruises. If a cruise sounds appealing but the idea of spending your vacation with 4,500 other guests isn’t your cup of tea, it might be time to rethink that ocean cruise. You may be ready for a slower-paced river cruise. With so many riverboats and […] Read more…

If you choose a Rhine River cruise, be sure that it includes the UNESCO World Heritage stretch of the river with more fairy tale castles and fortress ruins than you can imagine.

5 Not-to-Be-Missed Best River Cruises in USA and Europe

It’s not easy to choose 5 best river cruises but here are my first-round picks. If a cruise sounds appealing but the idea of spending your vacation with 4,500 other guests isn’t your cup of tea, it might be time to rethink that ocean cruise. You may be ready for a slower-paced river cruise. With so many riverboats and […] Read more…

Who Goes on River Cruises?

This is probably one of the most commonly asked questions about river cruising.   Figuring out if a river cruise is right for you just takes a few minutes, once you have a handle on who will be your fellow passengers. Passenger demographic River cruise passengers tend to be well-traveled, enjoy history, art, culture and cuisine. […] Read more…

CroisiEurope Michelangelo

Vacation in Venice Aboard CroisiEurope Michelangelo River Cruise

It’s like staying on a private yacht in the heart of Venice. I was excited to return to Venice. This time though, I wasn’t going to stay in a hotel. CroisiEurope, a family-owned river cruise company based in Strasbourg, offers a very reasonably priced four-night stay in the heart of Venice, aboard the Michelangelo river ship.  From where the […] Read more…

Vacation in Venice Aboard CroisiEurope Michelangelo

It’s like staying on a private yacht in the heart of Venice. I was excited to return to Venice. This time though, I wasn’t going to stay in a hotel. CroisiEurope, a family-owned river cruise company based in Strasbourg, offers a very reasonably priced four-night stay in the heart of Venice, aboard the Michelangelo river ship.  From where the […] Read more…

CroisiEurope Seine Princess River Cruise for a Short Paris Break

If you think it’s too expensive to visit Paris, stay near the Eiffel Tower with meals, wine and entertainment included, think again. CroisiEurope River Cruises, a family-owned river cruise line, offers a unique experience, aptly named the “Paris Short Break.” More like a floating hotel than a cruise, the Seine Princess docks an easy 10-minute walk […] Read more…

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