France

Saint Tropez, we’re told, was an early Christian martyr whose headless body–along with a rooster and a dog–washed ashore in a leaky rowboat on the beach near what would become his namesake town. Those who arrive in St. Tropez by boat today do it in …

Watch out, because railings and glass balconies haven’t all been installed. Wires dangle from ceilings and scaffolds and tarps are everywhere. Just three months away from her launch,  Harmony of the Seas still looks like a puzzling construction zone inside. Hundreds of specialists are working …

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 …

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 …