AmaPura embarks on maiden voyage across Myanmar

AmaPura embarks on maiden voyage across Myanmar

AmaWaterways latest river cruise ship has embarked on its maiden voyage across Myanmar, sailing on a 15 night Hidden Wonders of Myanmar adventure to explore some of the most beautiful and enchanting ports along the Irrawaddy from the city of Yangon. This incredible river voyage will offer guests the opportunity to immersive themselves in local […]

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Avalon Waterways

First Avalon Waterways Suite Ship to launch next spring

Just as it did last spring, river cruise line Avalon Waterways is set to introduce more new vessels to the rivers of Europe in 2015, one of which will be the Avalon Tapestry II. The line will continue its tradition of naming godmothers for each of its new vessels and has recently announced that author […]

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Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Take your own Mekong journey

This weekend sees the start of Sue Perkins’ journey along the Mekong. Well, the TV version of it at least. The Great British Bake Off star is taking her own river voyage along the epic waterway, through Vietnam, Cambodia and beyond, in a new four-part BBC series which begins on Sunday. Before you tune in, […]

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Halloween

A Halloween cruise to Dracula’s Castle

You’ve no doubt been inundated with Halloween-themed advertisements and the like in the run-up to the Eve of All Saints. In the same way as the Christmas preparations seem to start earlier and earlier each year, so do the Halloween ones. But what does all this have to do with river cruising? You may be […]

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Culinary delights on a river cruise

Culinary delights on a river cruise

Gourmet dining is an important part of the river cruise experience and most river cruise lines are well-known for providing guests not only with a selection of delicious international dishes, but also a range of traditional cuisine inspired by the destinations on their itinerary. This blog will take a look at some of the tempting […]

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Amazon river cruises

See the wonders of the Amazon on a river cruise

The Amazon is the second longest river in the world at an incredible 4,000 miles in length, reaching widths of up to six miles and stretching across South America through Brazil, Columbia and Peru. This mighty waterway is brimming with majestic scenery and fascinating wildlife, cutting through the vast Amazon Rainforest, as well as many […]

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MS Shakespeare

Riviera Travel to launch second new ship for 2015

Adding to its fleet of luxurious river cruise ships, big-brand travel company Riviera is set to welcome even more adventurous holidaymakers to the fold with not one but two new river cruise ships for next year – having previously announced MS Jane Austen and now adding the new 5-star MS Charles Dickens to its fleet. […]

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Far East river cruises

Escape to the Far East for winter with RiverVoyages.com

Winter is on its way and the weather is starting to turn here in Britain, so why not simply escape the cold on an enchanting river cruise across the Far East? Whether you’re hoping to get away as soon as possible with a 2014 voyage, or you’re looking ahead to winter 2015, at RiverVoyages.com we […]

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Cruise Week - capital cities on a river cruise

Cruise Week – capital cities on a river cruise

Capital cities sit at the heart of a nation and generally offer more of insight into local culture and heritage than anywhere else in a given country. As many illustrious capitals sit on the banks of the world’s mightiest rivers, a river cruise is a perfect way to visit one or more of these iconic […]

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budapest-hungary

Cruise Week – why river cruising’s the perfect week away

The fact that it’s Cruise Week got me thinking just how perfect a river cruise is when it comes to spending a week away. Not least because there is a good choice of itineraries available which are around a week long. You’ll arrive directly into each port of call so you’ll be able to explore […]

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