What. A. Great. Trip. In early April, I cruised with Avalon Waterways on the Rhine and Moselle rivers. The itinerary, bookended by Amsterdam and Paris, served up some of the same stunning scenery that inspired Dutch landscape painters such as Jacob Isaackszoon van Ruisdael. Just look at the photo below, for example, unfiltered and untouched, […]
Beautiful morning as we leave Avalon Visionary after an 8-day cruise along the Rhine and Moselle rivers.
In Amsterdam, Avalon Waterways invited a group of us to try its newest offering, an Active Discovery experience where a skeptic learned to appreciate painting. Amsterdam, April 12, 2017 — The skeptic in me thought it would be boring. A painting workshop. I’m not a painter. Why would I want to waste my time putting a […]
Cruising The Moselle & More On Avalon Waterways On Monday, I fly to Amsterdam to board Avalon Waterways’ Visionary for 10-day trip through Holland, Germany, Luxembourg and France. I’m excited about my first experience on Avalon’s “Suite Ships®,” a concept that the company felt so good about that it trademarked the name. I’ll take a look […]
If there’s one rule in the world of river cruising, it’s that it is never too early to start planning. Avalon Waterways clearly thinks so, too: the line has just begun to preview its 2015 river cruise itineraries that range in length from five to 24 days and explore some of the most striking and […]