Viking River Cruises is spending $250 million to build eight new ships and do two refurbishments over the next three years.The eight new vessels will bring the total number of ships operated … [Read more...] about Viking to build eight new ships
In a letter to River Cruise Advisor, Terra Travel's Paul Seiferth writes that when Iceland's ash cloud crippled travel to Europe — and the ability for 57 of his clients to get to the starting point … [Read more...] about Ash Fallout: Did Viking Do Wrong? Letter To The Editor
Uniworld River Cruises’ new River Antoinette, to launch in March 2011 on the Rhine River, will feature a heated swimming pool and glass-enclosed balconies.The newbuild River Antoinette, sister … [Read more...] about Uniworld’s new ship to feature heated pool, enclosed balconies
Noodle Station, originally uploaded by Ralph Grizzle.During breakfast and lunch on La Marguerite, there was a "Fresh Noodle Station," which prepared delicious noodle soups. Also available: a … [Read more...] about Mekong Memory: Soup’s On!
On the Mekong: Sa Dec, originally uploaded by Ralph Grizzle.One of our readers asked about tours and whether they were crowded. They were not. La Marguerite carries 92 passengers. For tours, we … [Read more...] about Mekong Memory: Tours & River Traffic, Sights You Won’t Believe
All Eyes Izzy, originally uploaded by Ralph Grizzle.There's been a great deal of interest from readers about whether the Mekong is a good cruise for kids. The short answer is yes. Take them and … [Read more...] about On The Mekong: Appropriate For Kids? These Parents Think So