What’s New for Emerald Waterways in 2015?

Emerald Star Photo © 2014 Aaron Saunders

Emerald Waterways entered the river cruise market in April of 2014. There wasn’t a grand entrance necessarily. As a matter of fact, the company only had two cruise ships and four itineraries for its launch. For 2015, however, Emerald Waterways has some plans for expansion. You could say the company has already made its mark […]

Mini River Cruises in Europe

CroisiEurope's Beethoven sails Europe's Rhine and Danube rivers. Photo courtesy of CroisiEurope.

Most river cruise itineraries are at least seven nights or eight days; however, there are a few packages that are less than seven nights. These are considered mini river cruises or short break cruises, and they are a great option for first-time river cruisers or even seasoned river cruisers who only want to spend a few […]

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Partners With Elisabeth Von Trapp in 2015

Uniworld's River Beatrice has won numerous awards and accolades from guests and media alike. Photo courtesy of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection will once again partner with Elisabeth von Trapp – granddaughter of Maria and Baron von Trapp, whose story inspired The Sound of Music – in 2015 for a variety of special music-themed river cruises. Designed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 movie, The Sound of Music, Uniworld guests […]

Cruises on the Danube River

Viking Idun in Budapest, Hungary

The Danube River is one of the most popular rivers to cruise in Europe. You’ll find itineraries that sail between Passau, Germany and the Black Sea and packages that range in length from 5 to 23 days. Cruises on the Danube River are often combined with other waterways, such as the Main-Danube Canal, the Main River, […]

12 Things To Like About The New AmaPrima

The New AmaPrima Arrives

After a much-welcomed thunderstorm last night, we stepped off AmaPrima this morning in Vilshofen, Germany, ending five days on board AmaWaterways‘ newest vessel and temperatures in Austria and Germany that were often above 90F. The storm started as we were enjoying a gala dinner in Erlebnis, AmaPrima’s gourmet restaurant, situated aft and featuring gourmet cuisine, […]