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River Cruise Radio

River Cruise Radio is a weekly podcast that dives deep into the world of river cruises in Europe, North America and Asia. Hear river cruise reviews, destination tips, and valuable cruise advice from industry experts. Learn more at https://cruiseradio.net/river
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Dec 29, 2016

Kay Lynn just returned from a 12 day China tour last month which included a four-night Yangtze river cruise on the Century Diamond. She gives us a review of the river cruise, the tours they did in China, and her first time impressions of the river boat. 

Chris returns with our Ask the Expert segment and talks about us about internet service and being connected on a river cruise. 

Dec 22, 2016

This week we get a river cruise review of American Queen Steamboat Company's American Queen. We recently took a three-night voyage from New Orleans on this 19th-century steamboat and will give you a comprehensive review. 

While onboard, Ted Sykes, President of American Queen Steamboat Company sat down and chatted with us about the American Queen, the history, and what makes a Mississippi River cruise so appealing. 

Dec 15, 2016

Today we get 5 things we need to know about AMAWaterways from Sherry. Plus, on our Ask the Expert segment, Chris stops by to compare and contrasts ocean cruise sea days vs river scenic cruising. 

Dec 8, 2016

Nancy gives us a detailed review of her Viking River Cruises sailing. She leaves no stone unturned when she gives all the low down on the Viking longship, the destinations, and what the expect when sailing with Viking River Cruises. 

Dec 1, 2016

On this episode, we get a review of Europe-based river cruise line CroisiEurope from Sherry. Sherry took a five-night sailing on this river cruise line. What makes this cruise line unique when it does sailings out of Venice, Italy is it returns to the same pier every night - and only ventures out during the day time. 

Nov 23, 2016

Howard and his family returned from a seven-night European Viking River Cruise along the Danube River. Hear his review of this Viking longship, the destinations the experienced, and his post-cruise tour. He also shares why he keeps returning to Viking River Cruises.


Chris Owen tackles a listener question about the warmest time to take a European river cruise. 

Nov 17, 2016

On this episode we talk with Brian of BrandG vacations. Chris Owen returns to answer some of your listener qusetions. 

Nov 10, 2016

Today we are joined by a couple who just returned from a European river cruise with Uniworld River Cruises. Uniworld operates a fleet of 21 river cruising cruise ships along the rivers of Europe, Russia, Egypt, and China. You'll want to hear this detailed review of Uniworld's River Queen along the Rhine River from Lynn and Cele Seldon.

Nov 3, 2016

Chris Owen recently wrote an article called "6 Things I Forgot to Tell My Friends Before Their River Cruise." We learn about things that we often take for granted or that people assume we already know before taking our river cruise. 

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Oct 27, 2016

Marcia joins us after returning from from a seven-night European river cruise aboard Viking River Cruises' Viking Eir.

This was a seven night trip from Amsterdam to Basel, Switzerland. We get a detailed review of this Viking long ship and the destinations she went to on her Rhine Getaway river cruise. 

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Oct 20, 2016
We continue with our European Christmas Market cruise theme. We answer your listener questions this week about European Christmas Market river cruises. Sherry joins us again to answer your European Christmas Market questions and share her tips. 
  1. What is a Christmas Market cruise? 
  2. What can you expect on this sailing? 
  3. How should you dress on a Christmas market sailing? 
  4. How accessible are the markets to the docks? 
  5. Any must food and drinks to try and experience? 
  6. What should we do for currency? 
  7. What types of Christmas market excursions would you suggest? 
  8. Is there a certain route that offers a better Christmas market experience? 
  9. What are the typical things people buy at the Christmas markets? 
  10. How does the Christmas part on land transition to the on board experience? 

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Oct 13, 2016

On this episode we get a review of AMACerto, a river cruise ship from AMA Waterways. Sherry discusses her sailing on AMACerto, the dining options, the stateroom, itinerary, and some first time tips. Next week she'll be back to discuss and answer questions on the European Christmas Markets. 

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Oct 6, 2016

We bring things to our own back yard this week and talk to Barry, who just returned from a 10-night river cruise sailing aboard Victory Cruise Lines' Victory 1. This was a St. Lawerence and Great Lakes river cruise that started in Montreal, Canada and ended in Chicago, IL - by way of a series of locks and Niagara Falls Falls. Barry gives us a comprehensive review of the ship and voyage. 

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Sep 29, 2016

This week kicks off a series that we'll be hearing a lot about over the coming weeks - the European Christmas Markets. Jeff recently took a Christmas market sailing with Viking River Cruises and chats with us about the experience, the destinations, and what to expect on this itinerary. 

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Sep 22, 2016

Travel expert Chris Owen returns to share his experience with Viking River Cruises on the Elbe River through Germany. However, the sailing was disrupted by low water levels and European river cruise was actually experienced between two different river ships and motor coaches. Chris shares this one of a kind river cruise experience. 

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Sep 22, 2016

Avalon Poetry II is a suite ship with 2 full decks of panorama suites 30% larger than standard ships, and each featuring an open air balcony. Today's guest just returned from a cruise with Avalon Waterways. Eric sailed Provence to Burgundy in France aboard the Poetry II and gives a detailed review. 

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Sep 22, 2016

Today's show is an introduction to River Cruise Radio by Doug Parker. Also, travel expert Chris Owen takes us into the world of river cruises. Chris does a deep dive into the world of river cruising and shares the differences between river cruising and ocean cruising. 

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