TRANSPORT/ Aboard a River Cruise Ship

River cruises are a fast-growing segment of the cruise industry. They offer a very different cruise experience than ocean cruising. Discover some of the best river cruises around Europe, in Africa and the U.S.


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Most Popular River Cruises Take Travelers around the World

Pat Hyland

Comfortable and affordable – river cruises have been growing in popularity as a perfect way to explore destinations often hard to access from land. Simply check in, unpack, and explore what your ship has on offer. And the offer is usually quite diverse. What are the most popular river cruises among travelers? A survey by “USA Today 10 Best Readers” revealed the cruise lines that are the most favorite ones for their readers: 1.         Viking River Cruises 2.         Grand Circle Cruise Line...
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African Safari Aboard a Cruise Ship

Tomas Haupt

There is one word that comes to mind when planning a trip to Africa – safari. This continent is home to incredible species and vast national reserves and is the ideal destination for many animal lovers. There are many lodges providing daily trips in jeeps, but a river safari offers a whole new perspective. The Zambezi Queen has been taking passengers on a water safari in the heart of Africa since 2011 and she is still seen as one of the top vessels. This AmaWaterways cruise offers a blend of...
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French Wine Cruise – An Exhilarating Tour through the Best Wine Regions

Sara Thopson

France is one of the largest wine producers in the world, and it has a long and rich history of producing wine, which dates back to the Roman times in the 6th century BC. The sophisticated wine produced in the country, the natural beauty of the famous French vineyards, and the numerous tourist attractions make France one of the beset travel destinations for wine lovers. It is thus no wonder that there are numerous French wine tours as well as wine cruises, which offer travelers a chance to e...
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Disney Launches New River Cruises

Cecilia Garland

Disney introduces new river cruises this year on the Danube – and the next year on the Rhine. Adventures by Disney will make the first river cruise trips this summer.   According to Ken Potrock, senior vice president of Adventures by Disney, the region around the Rhine is a beautiful area which is perfect for the new river cruises. The trip on a new cruise ship will take the cruisers to four different countries: Germany, Netherlands, France and Switzerland. In 2016, Disney offers five river cr...