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Viking’s Passage to Eastern Europe – The Iron Gates

Monday, July 11, 2016

The Danube’s Iron Gates Sunday, July 10, 2016 A field of high-voltage power cables are crackling above my head. It sounds like a cross between a bad Frankenstein movie (“It’s Alive!”) and a bowl of — [ more ... ]

Viking’s Passage to Eastern Europe – Vidin, Bulgaria

Sunday, July 10, 2016

The Broken Dreams of Vidin Aaron Saunders, River Cruise Advisor Saturday, July 9, 2016 It’s the middle of the afternoon on a Saturday. The temperature hovers near 32°C, and I can literally hear the — [ more ... ]

Viking’s Passage to Eastern Europe – Russe, Bulgaria

Saturday, July 9, 2016

A Day in Bulgaria, and a Big Win for Viking Aaron Saunders, River Cruise Advisor Friday, July 8, 2016 After a good night’s sleep, I was up early at six this morning, where I stepped onto the heated — [ more ... ]

Viking’s Passage To Eastern Europe – Embarkation in Bucharest

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Romania And Our Viking Journey to Eastern Europe Aaron Saunders, River Cruise Advisor Wednesday, July 6, 2016 “Do you take American? American dollars?” A self-assured tourist is standing at the bar — [ more ... ]

Viking Embla Voyage Report: My Viking Journey

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Documents, Airfare and My Viking Journey Today, I’m flying to Bucharest, Romania to embark Viking River Cruises’ Viking Embla as part of the line’s 10-day Passage to Eastern Europe cruisetour itine — [ more ... ]

Crystal River Cruises Announces New Details For 2017 River Yachts

Friday, July 1, 2016

On the heels of launching its first-ever river cruise product, Crystal River Cruises has announced new design details for its first four purpose-built river cruise ships, all of which will debut al — [ more ... ]

Voyage Preview: Viking’s Passage to Eastern Europe

Friday, June 24, 2016

Aaron Saunders, Live Voyage Reports It’s time to go river cruising again as we travel to Bucharest, Romania in early July to join Viking River Cruises’ Passage to Eastern Europe cruisetour itinerar — [ more ... ]

AmaWaterways Welcomes Family-Friendly AmaViola Into The Fleet

Thursday, June 16, 2016

AmaWaterways welcomed its newest ship, the into the fleet yesterday in a ceremony in the town of Vilshofen, Germany. The 170-guest AmaViola, like sister AmaStella, has been purpose-built to cater t — [ more ... ]

How Crystal River Cruises Intends To Stand Out From The Crowd

Saturday, May 28, 2016

In Linz, Austria, crews are working around the clock to ready Crystal’s first river cruise vessel for sailing in July. Meeting the deadline won’t be easy. The “Queen of the Rivers — [ more ... ]

Video: Crystal Cuts Steel & Orders Two Additional River ‘Yachts’

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Genting Hong Kong not only bought Crystal in the spring of 2015 but also the German shipyards to build Crystal’s expansive fleet of river, ocean and expedition vessels. I traveled with Crysta — [ more ... ]

Why Crystal Cruises Chose To Launch With Crystal Mozart

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Crystal Mozart is not a new ship, not by a long stretch. Nonetheless, Crystal Cruises chose to launch its river cruise division with Mozart, a ship that Crystal President & CEO Edie Rodriguez e — [ more ... ]

Explorer of the Seas Begins Her First Alaska Season

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The launch of Royal Caribbean’s brand-new Harmony of the Seas overshadowed another important event this week: the arrival of Explorer of the Seas in Alaska. The largest ship to ever regularly call — [ more ... ]

Adventures By Disney Adds New Rhine Voyages In 2017

Monday, May 16, 2016

Great news for families looking to take a river cruise together: AmaWaterways is expanding its family-friendly Adventures by Disney partnership in 2017 due to strong demand from guests. What makes — [ more ... ]

Five Reasons You Should Sail Aboard Harmony of the Seas

Monday, May 16, 2016

World’s Largest Cruise Ship Isn’t Merely A Clone Of Her Sisters It’s official: Royal Caribbean’s brand-new Harmony of the Seas is the world’s largest cruise ship. The third Oasis Class cruise ship — [ more ... ]

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