River Cruise Radio

River Cruise Radio is a weekly podcast about river cruises in Europe, North America and Asia. We delve deep into river cruises including destination tips, advice from industry experts and guest interviews. From cities and towns, culture and cuisine to outdoor adventures and activities, it's all here. Sherry Kennedy is an authority on river cruising in Europe, USA and beyond and brings her years of river cruise experiences to inspire and help listeners plan and enjoy their river cruise. Learn more at
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Mar 29, 2017

This week we're heading over to Portugal for the christening of CroisiEurope River Cruises' newest river ship. But before I left, I asked Chris Owen some last minute hour before I needed to be at the airport. 

Chris answers my questions on: 

  • How to adjust to jet lag and the best ways to cope with it 
  • What to do on the first day of the river cruise 
  • How early can we board the river cruise
  • Apps for language and currency conversions 
Mar 23, 2017

Chris just returned from a cruise on Windstar Cruises. There aren't that many difference between a Windstar Cruise and a river cruise. Today we break that down, talking about experiences onboard, dining, off board experiences, and who this cruise is for. 

We also answer a listener question if Viking River Cruises will ever make a Mississippi River debut.
Mar 16, 2017

Chris has our detailed planning guide to river cruising from booking it a year out to the day you leave. You'll want to follow along with this planning guide. A big lesson we learn in this episode is paying attention to air details is REALLY important. 

Mar 9, 2017

We talk to one of the co-owners of AMA Waterways about their Adventures by Disney program and find out what it's all about.

Chris Owen returns to answer some of your listener questions on pre and post cruise packages and what amenities we find on river cruise ships.

Mar 2, 2017

Sherry Kennedy is with us this week to share her review of American Cruise Line's replica paddle wheeler Queen of the West. Her seven-night voyage took her to the Pacific Northwest along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Here about her week on a paddle wheeler, the destinations, and her take the river cruise.