Scenic Cruises

Expanding choice is the story of river cruising in 2017. The pace of ship building may be down a bit, but there will still be a dozen new arrivals. And they’re not all destined to join the crowds on the Rhine and Danube. Many new …

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 …

It will have nearly as many crew as guests, food and amenities that rival five-star hotels and it’ll be tough enough to chew its way through pack ice at the poles. It’s Scenic Eclipse, and it will go above and beyond any other exploration ship, said Glen Moroney, …

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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