Avalon Waterways

It’s that time again. We’re asking the readers of The Cruisington Times to nominate their favorite cruise ship restaurants. What's your favorite restaurant at sea? Help us celebrate the best cuisine on cruises. Nominate a restaurant and tell us why it’s worth the trip Name …

No cruise on the Danube River is complete without a visit to the monastery at Melk, but be sure to bring your sunglasses, both to protect against glare on a river cruise and for admiring the monastery’s visions of Heaven on earth. Photographs can never …

Fantastic temples – thousands of the most gorgeously ornate structures you’ll ever lay eyes on – dot the landscape in all directions. Scanning the otherworldly valley of Burma’s ancient capital of Bagan, you can’t  help but wonder whether with all the bricks they laid to build so many mystical shrines 1,000 years …

River cruises in Europe have certainly matured in the past few years, offering the kind of amenities, luxury and cuisine once only found on ocean-going ships. As their popularity increases, all the river fleets are expanding rapidly, to the point where is can be almost …

Life in Asia has always depended on rivers. Some of the world’s oldest civilizations developed along the Yangtze, the Mekong, the Irrawaddy and the Ganges. These rivers are still main sources of water, irrigation and trade, as well as places to do the laundry and cool …

River cruising is  the fastest growing segment of the cruise industry now, and that’s due in large part to rethinking the possibilities. Only a few years ago, river cruises didn’t appeal as much as land travel to North Americans. The ships that carried passengers on the …

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