Normally, when you purchase an item, pricing is pretty straightforward. That's not always the case with river cruising. For example, you may see a river cruise for $2,999 per person. Sounds great. But … [Read more...] about Calculating The Real Cost Of Your River Cruise
Knowing what's included in your river cruise (and what's not) can sometimes be a deciding factor as to which river cruise company to book. While our comparisons identify much of what's included, … [Read more...] about Cheatsheet: Is This Included In My River Cruise?
Looks can deceive. Rarely, for example, will Scenic appear as the lowest-priced operator when comparing river cruises on similar itineraries. In my story, What Scenic Does Differently In Bordeaux, … [Read more...] about In Bordeaux, The Exceptional All-Inclusiveness Of Scenic River Cruises
Just when you think you've surely seen all the Buddhas in Myanmar, you visit a temple on your last day of touring that contains 500,000+ statues. The Mohnyin Thambuddhei Phya was originally … [Read more...] about Viking Mandalay: 500,000 Buddhas in Monywa, Myanmar
One of my favorite sights in Myanmar was the pots of "traveler water" scattered throughout every village and along every roadway. Historically it was intended for monks making their way to and fro, … [Read more...] about Viking Mandalay: Pottery of Yandabo, Myanmar
"They make one of the finest sights in the world, exquisitely finished, splendid, and costly. When illuminated by the sun they are especially brilliants and can be seen from a great distance." - … [Read more...] about Viking Mandalay: Stupa Strewn Bagan, Myanmar