In our last post, we learned how steam engines were adapted to propel riverboats in Europe and the United States (if you missed that post, see Where River Cruising Began: A ‘Fire Boat’ On The Saône). … [Read more...] about Paddle-Wheelers On The Mississippi, Steamboats On The Rhine & The Rise Of KD River Line
On Wednesday, November 18 at 5 pm EST, Alicia Kjeldgaard joined us to discuss how Backroads is emerging from the global pandemic. Alicia filled us in on new segments that the company launched - Dolce … [Read more...] about REPLAY: River Cruise Advisor Meetup | Backroads
Thinking of switching from ocean cruising to river cruising, or the other way around, can be daunting. Those who have ocean cruised often feel like their options will be limited if they try a river … [Read more...] about How Are River Cruises Different From Ocean Cruises?
Riviera River Cruises announced it will offer new cruises on Europe’s Danube and Rhine rivers over Christmas and New Year’s during the 2020-21 holiday season. On Christmas cruises, explore … [Read more...] about Riviera Highlights 2020-21 Holiday Itineraries
Enjoy our webinar recap. Backroads active cruises combine the best of both worlds: expertly planned and exceptionally supported biking, hiking and multi-adventure experiences with the serenity and … [Read more...] about Webinar Recap: Active, Small Ship Ocean & River Cruises with Backroads
River cruises give you the chance to see the beautiful European countryside as well as vibrant urban cities. When you’re not cruising through fields of windmills and tulips, vineyards and … [Read more...] about Off The Boat: Our Readers’ Favorite River Cruise Excursions