How Do Prices Compare for River Cruises Between Amsterdam & Budapest?

Avalon Expression on the Danube River in Austria's Wachau Valley. Photo Courtesy of Avalon Waterways.

Most river cruise companies offer itineraries that include some combination of the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers. For this article, we’re going to compare prices for river cruises between Amsterdam and Budapest. Most suppliers offer cruises between these two cities. An itinerary between Amsterdam and Budapest lasts an average of 15 days and travels along four major […]

How Do Danube River Cruises Prices Compare?

Viking Lofn, surrounded by Budapest and the Chain Bridge. Photo ©  2015 Aaron Saunders

The Danube River is probably one of the most well-known and most traveled rivers in Europe. You’ll find itineraries on the Danube available from all major river cruise lines. Some depart from Budapest and some end in Budapest. Some travel east from Budapest to Bucharest, and some do not travel east of Budapest at all. Just […]

Tauck’s ms Savor: Danube Reflections, Vienna, Wrapping Up

© 2015 Ralph Grizzle

My last days of traveling with Tauck resembled the end of a regal procession. From my first night in Prague, Tauck had impressed me by exceeding my expectations. Late because of a flight delay, I missed the welcome dinner. Not to worry. Tauck had graciously provided me with a voucher, not just for a standard […]

Tauck’s ms Savor: Danube Reflections, Day Eight, Krems To Bratislava & A Look At Tauck’s ms Savor

© 2015 Ralph Grizzle

Please excuse the brief interruption in reporting from my cruise on Tauck’s ms Savor. I had trouble staying present in the experience and, at the same time, keeping the live voyage reports going. In fact, in Vienna, when our ships met, my colleague Aaron Saunders and I talked about how our live voyage reports were […]

Tauck’s ms Savor: Danube Reflections, Day Seven, Wachau Valley, A Guest Pedals Along With Me

Peter and I cycling 70 kilometers today. © 2015 Ralph Grizzle

“There are two kinds of people. One kind, you can just tell by looking at them at what point they congealed into their final selves. It might be a very nice self, but you know you can expect no more suprises from it. Whereas, the other kind keep moving, changing … They are fluid. They […]