Caroline explores the MV Esmeralda

Caroline has just returned from a whistle stop tour to explore the MV Esmeralda in Europe. Find out a little bit more about River Cruising on the continent. Arriving in Zandam from the moment I stepped on board the Esmeralda I could see why people returned year after year, before I stepped aboard I was welcomed by a steward and my bags were taken to my cabin as I checked in. The reception was welcoming and airy with seating area, a little gift shop, toilets and the lift.  There was also access to the sundeck. After being directed to cabin […]

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Cochem

River Cruise

The popularity of a river cruise has been on a constant rise since the last few years. The European cruises are innovating to a whole new level and offering diverse experiences. The vessels which are used for river cruises are very different in shape, size and capacity than the ones used for ocean cruising trips. They are much more compact in size and have capacity to take a number of small people on board. Therefore, they are much more intimate and there is a better opportunity to socialize within the cruise. Usually, the number of people is around 100-150 people […]

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Budapest

River Cruises: Our Top Picks

As its River Cruise Wednesday we thought we would take a look at some of more unusual River Cruises available to explain a little more about the great sights you can see whilst away. Not all River Cruises simply tour up and down the Rhine and the Moselle, there is plenty more alternative itineraries which stop at some of the best cities in Europe. Romantic Danube Cruise – Passau, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest This 12 day cruise down the Danube is a great way to see some of the best cities in Europe including Vienna. On route to the Austrian […]

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