Tips & Advice

Best European river cruises for 2024

European river cruises continue to rank among the most popular cruise options for travellers and cruise enthusiasts.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Dec 14 2023

Who’s to blame for the deaths on the Danube?

On May 29, Viking River Cruises’ Viking Sigyn collided with a local sightseeing boat during a stormy night time cruise along the most crowded stretch of the Danube. While seven people were rescued, 28 people, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 10 2019

The lessons of the Danube for the future of river cruising

It’s a blessing and a curse – the world is increasingly becoming smaller with tourists vying to see the jewels of the globe. The Danube is one of the most popular destinations for river cruises […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 4 2019

Six exclusive Danube experiences no river cruiser should miss

The Danube River is one of the best ways to see old Europe with 10 countries on one waterway, and every one unique.

WORDS BY Vanessa Wu . Mar 6 2019

Ships swapped as Europe’s water levels fall – but cruises safe for now

In 2013, water levels on the European rivers were at an all-time high, forcing many lines to cancel itineraries as ships were unable to pass under bridges. Lines like APT and Avalon warned their passengers, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 4 2018

APT to launch the largest river cruise ship on the Danube

APT and US partner AmaWaterways will launch its new river ship the AmaMagna in May next year which will be biggest vessel to cruise the Danube. At 22 meters, the AmaMagna will be twice as […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . May 29 2018

Crystal River Cruises launches brochure for its fleet of five new ships

Crystal River Cruises has revealed its 2018/19 offerings with the brochure showcasing every part of the Crystal River Experience. The ultra-luxury line is offering 35 itineraries along the Danube, Rhine, Maine and Moselle Rivers on […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 3 2018