Is this river cruising’s world cruise equivalent? In June 2023, AmaWaterways will offer a 46-night exploration of Europe that sails through 14 countries on seven rivers. While full details will be … [Read more...] about The 47-Day River Cruise Through Europe
In 1783, in the city of Lyon, a 32-year-old engineer and inventor did something remarkable: He unwittingly gave birth to river cruising as we know it today. On what was presumably a warm day in … [Read more...] about Where River Cruising Began: A ‘Fire Boat’ On The Saône
Belgian maritime photographer and writer Mike Louagie is on board Ponant's first cruise since coronavirus sidelined ships this past spring. Today, Mike reports to us from Le Dumont d’Urville from the … [Read more...] about Live From Ponant & The River Seine: Is This What Future Cruising Looks Like?
On May 6, our panelists included representatives from the French Atlantic Ports. We can't promise champagne delivered to your doorstep, but we can promise an informative discussion with official reps … [Read more...] about What’s Happening With Ports of Call In France?
Yep, we missed the boat alright. But we did so on purpose. That's because on a barge you can cycle or walk along the old tow paths that line the canals in France, chasing the barge, but chasing at a … [Read more...] about We Missed The Boat, But You Don’t Have To
A challenge: How do we pack for two river cruises spanning three weeks? And how do we pack as we prefer - all carry-on? We did it for the Galapagos last week. Can we do it for our cruises in … [Read more...] about Strategic Packing For Two River Cruises – All In Carry On