Where Do River Cruise Ships Dock in Paris?

Seine River from Pont Mirabeau in Paris. Photo by Wikipedia.

Where do river cruise ships dock in Paris? There are two ports on the Seine River in Paris at which they can dock. If you have already taken a river cruise to or from Paris, then you are probably somewhat familiar with the location of the two ports. And if you have not, you may be wondering where […]

A Look at Egypt’s Nile River

Another shot of the Nile River in Egypt. Despite difficulties in getting around, the journey here is well worth the effort. Photo © 2015 Aaron Saunders

The Nile River was once one of the hottest and most exotic river cruise destinations around. However, just as river cruising was beginning to hit its apex, the Arab Spring threw a wrench into Egypt’s tourism industry. River cruises slowed, then tapered off almost completely. Now, both Viking River Cruises and Uniworld Boutique River Cruise […]

Room Service: Which River Cruise Companies Offer It?

Balcony dining aboard Avalon Artistry II. Photo courtesy of Avalon Waterways

Room service is an amenity that is not always available on river cruise ships. Some companies do offer it, but it’s usually available only during dining hours for breakfast, lunch and dinner – not 24 hours a day.  For most guests, this probably won’t be an issue or even be something that would cross their […]