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New Video & New eBook Featuring AmaWaterways Amsterdam To Budapest


Sunday, October 23, 2016

Later this week, we’re releasing a five-minute video featuring our AmaWaterways Magnificent Europe voyage this past September. Our 30-second teaser gives you a taste of what’s to come. — [ more ... ]

Crystal River Cruises: 2018 Itineraries For New Ships


Friday, October 14, 2016

In the spring of 2018, Crystal Debussy and Crystal Ravel embark on their maiden voyages on April 9 and May 10, 2018, respectively. Just published are the European itineraries for the inaugural year — [ more ... ]

What Can You Expect On An AmaWaterways Magnificent Europe River Cruise? Part II


Monday, October 3, 2016

It could just be AmaWaterways’ most aspirational itinerary: a cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest, covering three rivers, five countries and spanning 15 days. Welcome to AmaWaterways’ — [ more ... ]

Just For Fun: 360 Video On AmaSonata


Friday, September 23, 2016

Last week while on our AmaWaterways’ Magnificent Europe river cruise, we experimented with 360 video. To keep things simple, we set up the camera in the middle of the oversized chess board on — [ more ... ]

What Can You Expect On An AmaWaterways Magnificent Europe River Cruise? Part I


Sunday, September 18, 2016

I am currently midway on a voyage from Amsterdam to Budapest on AmaWaterways’ 164-guest AmaSonata. The duration of the cruise, spanning 14 nights/15 days, is perfect for those who have the ti — [ more ... ]

Which Lines Offer River Cruises in Russia?


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

It’s one of the most historic waterways in the world, but river cruises on Russia’s Volga River are becoming a rare commodity. Geopolitical issues have seen the reduction of these voyages in recent — [ more ... ]

Christmas Markets Roundup 2016


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

If we could only pick one more river cruise to take, it wouldn’t be a difficult decision. Both River Cruise Advisor’s Ralph Grizzle and myself would, without hesitation, hop aboard one of the festi — [ more ... ]

Crystal River Cruises Lays Keel for Crystal Bach, Crystal Mahler


Monday, August 29, 2016

Crystal River Cruises’ first two purpose-built river cruise ships are one step closer to reality. On August 19, the keels were laid for Crystal Bach and Crystal Mahler, which will be the lead ships — [ more ... ]

Backroads Bike Trips & River Boating: A Winning Combination For Active Travelers


Monday, August 29, 2016

Backroads Bike Trips & AmaWaterways river cruising makes for a perfect combination for active travelers. Check out our experience of cycling the Danube. 7:45 a.m. Vienna, Austria. We had a big — [ more ... ]

Uniworld Introduces New Itineraries, Amenities, Ship in 2017


Thursday, August 25, 2016

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection recently announced two brand-new itineraries to its lineup of European river cruises for 2017, along with new enhacenements and features. Next year will al — [ more ... ]

Bicycling The Wachau (Wow!chau) Valley With Backroads & AmaWaterways


Friday, August 12, 2016

Yesterday proved to be the most exhilarating day of our trip so far. There’s still a chance, however, that yesterday will be topped. We are only a little more than midway through an 8-day, 7- — [ more ... ]

En Route To AmaSonata, By Bicycle With Backroads Along The Danube


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

After a great day of exploring Prague yesterday, our morning started at 8 o’clock with a 3.5-hour bus transfer from Prague’s Hilton Old Town to Tittling, Germany. Once there, we enjoyed a Bav — [ more ... ]

This Week: Bicycling Along The Danube With AmaWaterways, But First A Few Days In Prague


Sunday, August 7, 2016

This week, I am fortunate to be mixing several of my passions: travel in Europe, river cruising, bicycling and spending quality time with one of my favorite people. Tomorrow morning, my 19-year-old — [ more ... ]

Uniworld Appoints Ellen Bettridge as President, CEO


Thursday, August 4, 2016

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection has appointed cruise industry veteran Ellen Bettridge as the line’s President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Guy Young who has been promoted to tw — [ more ... ]

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