A lower Danube river cruise is like stepping back in time to the Cold War era, when the entire region was under Communist rule. Beginning in Bucharest, Romania and cruising upriver to Vienna, the transformation from Eastern to Western culture is clearly noticeable. River cruiser Rusty Pickett describes his first Danube river cruise experience, what he enjoyed most along the route and why it's such a unique and interesting river cruise.
This week we hear from Annie Rudolph who just returned from her first Tauck luxury river cruise. From Prague to Budapest, Annie talks about her first impressions of Tauck's MS Savor, life aboard and all of the special, exclusive Tauck events in cities on their river cruise.
Ever wonder what it's really like to cruise aboard a truly all-inclusive river ship? Annie tells all plus what you can expect for shore excursions, night-time events and dining aboard MS Savor.
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Did you know there's a new river cruise line only for Millennials? This and more river cruise news about new ships for next year...who's building what and where they'll cruise.
Embarkation day doesn't have to be stressful. Here's some advice and suggestions about embarking on your river ship as well as what to expect when you get there.
When it's time to make the decision to choose your river cruise itinerary, sometimes it helps to know what you might expect depending upon the season that you choose to go.
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This week we answer more of your listener question. Sherry Kennedy from GuidetoRiverCruising.com answers them.
Sherry Kennedy from GuideToRiverCruising.com stops by to answer more of your listener questions.
1. Are all river cruise ships alike?
This week we answer some of your questions about river cruising. Sherry Kennedy from GuideToRiverCruising.com takes the hot seat.
1. Categories of river cruises?
2. When to river cruise?
3. What is life like onboard?
4. Is all inclusive really all inclusive?
5. How does the gratuity program play out?
6. Do people get seasick?
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Sherry just returned from a river cruise on the Columbia and Snake rivers in the northwest part of the United States. Sherry shares her adventure and gives us a full trip report. It was a very interesting time to travel because of the wildfires impacting the area and the Hurricanes back on the east coast.
After a recent trip to Venice, Italy, we talk tips on navigating the city and how to get around.
On this episode, we answer some of your questions about European Christmas market river cruises. We talk about the general vibe at the actual Christmas markets, what to expect, excursions and activities themed around the sailing itself, and a good entry-level Christmas market cruise to take. Special thanks to Simon Duvall, Community Manager at Cruiseline.com for taking the time to answer some of these questions.
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We are taking a break from European river cruises and heading to our own backyard this week! Chris Gray Faust from CruiseCritic.com joins us to talk about her recent adventures cruising North American waters.
Every once in a while I come across a guest who can give us a lot of information on river cruises and offer some raw data. On this episode, the ceo of CruiseDirect.com stops by and we discuss river cruise trends, new European river ship launches, and upcoming itineraries that people are booking.
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We talk with a river cruise skeptic, Tommy Casabona from the Always Be Booked Podcast, who isn't the least bit interested in taking a river cruise. When he told me this, it fascinated me, so I turned the mic on and we chatted about the reasons why.
This week we answer a listener request comparing an Azamara Club Cruise to a Viking River Cruise in Europe. Is there a difference? Simon from Cruiseline.com stops by to compare and contrast the two.
Ever wonder what European river cruise might be for you? Or maybe it's not Europe - maybe it's one somewhere else. Editor and river cruise guru, Chris Gray Faust from Cruise Critic joins us to match the right cruise with your interest. We discuss wine/food cruises, art sailings, river cruises with active excursions, scenic and history based river cruises, and others if you're looking for something different.
This week we answer two more of your listener questions.
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Today we have Sherry Kennedy on to help field your river cruise questions.
This week we break down the difference between European river cruises and river cruises that are sailed on American waters. We talk about the types of cruises, excursions, onboard atmosphere, and key distinctions.
Howard and Alex just returned from an 11-night European river cruise on Scenic River Cruises, roundtrip from Paris. The couple normally sails Viking River Cruises but Normandy and Paris have been on their radar for a while and they decided to check it out. Hear a Scenic River Cruises review, what it was like visiting the beaches of Normandy, and what they thought of the voyage.
A river cruise is all about the destination so today we are going to talk about shore excursions offered on river cruises and how to pick them.
We will tackle:
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Paul wrote in and told us that he's taking a Christmas market cruise with Viking River Cruises. He told us we should talk more about dining on European river cruises. On this episode, we attempt just that!
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Chris and his wife are on a 14-night cruise from Budapest to Amsterdam. We last talked to Chris as he was getting ready for his journey. On this episode, Chris talks about his journey to Europe and the airline part of the European river cruise. He also talks to us about his mindset of traveling in Europe after the latest terrorist events overseas.
Chris and his wife are about to fly to Budapest for a 15-day, 14-night river cruise to Amsterdam. This voyage is coined the Grand European Tour and travels throughout the heart of Europe, often docking in small towns along the way. Chris talks about the Viking River Cruise pre-cruise experience, getting there, and what to expect along the voyage.
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Chris drops by this episode to chat with us about the where the river cruise industry is at and where it's going.
Sherry Kennedy links up with us this week from Europe where she just stepped off Avalon Waterways' Artistry II. She was sailing on a seven-night Northern Holland and Tulips cruise. This is a seasonal sailing that Avalon offers.