Our post about Crystal’s woes sparked all sorts of responses, from tears among Crystal’s current and former employees to past guests and travel advisors expressing hope for Crystal’s … [Read more...] about Too Good To Fail? Crystal’s Fate
Crystal is suspending operations for its ocean and expedition ships through April 29, 2022, with river cruises suspended through the end of May 2022. The company announced in a letter to guests … [Read more...] about Crystal’s Woes: Parent Genting Hong Kong Files For Insolvency
Cruise With Me In 2022: Budapest To Amsterdam or Christmas Markets Seems that every time I host a cruise, I end up committing to hosting more. In 2022, I am now hosting a total of five trips. … [Read more...] about Cruise With Me In 2022: Budapest To Amsterdam or Christmas Markets
Two years ago, I posted The Moselle: Europe’s Most Beautiful River – At Least During The Fall. The Moselle was just as enchanting when I cruised on Crystal Debussy earlier this month. The wine harvest … [Read more...] about Postcards From The Magical Moselle
Before boarding Crystal Debussy in early October, I wondered if this would be the same Crystal River Cruises that I had experienced two years ago. In October of 2019, I cruised Crystal Bach on the … [Read more...] about I Cruised Crystal Debussy In October. Was This The Same Crystal That We Knew & Loved Before The Pandemic? What Changed & Why.
In the past two months, Britton and I have traveled to Europe for three river cruises. Britton cruised on both Avalon Waterways in France in early October and on AmaWaterways on the Rhine in August. I … [Read more...] about Testing, Masks & Vaccines: How Three Different River Cruise Companies Are Handling The Comeback