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?
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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
In 2015, I spent six nights on Scenic Jasper, sailing from Budapest to Vienna. What I learned was that Scenic serves up a quality experience at a high level. The Australia-based company may already … [Read more...] about My Last Time On Scenic Was A Good Time: Will This Time Impress As Much?
Next week, I'll fly to Bordeaux to board Scenic Diamond for an eight-day voyage in France's renowned wine-producing region. The itinerary is impressive, which I've outlined below, but it's the ship … [Read more...] about A Bordeaux Affair: Cruising Scenic Diamond With Its New Cooking School
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