Portugal

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 …

So let me get this straight:  two skinny guys are going to steer us safely down that steep hill on this makeshift toboggan? They look a lot like gondoliers in Venice with their jaunty straw hats trimmed in ribbons and their slim muscular builds, but …