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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

Princess Cruises opens 2024 European cruise sales

Princess has opened sales for their 2024 European season. Particularly exciting is the chance to sail on Princess’s newest and biggest ship, Sun Princess. After her February 2024 debut, she’ll take guests throughout the Mediterranean right […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Apr 6 2023

Full steam ahead – 9 of the world’s most opulent train journeys

The glamour of high-end train travel has never faded, with a constant queue of travellers eager to be transported back to the 1920s on board an Orient-Express train. And now with the ever-increasing environmental concerns […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 9 2022

18 cruises worthy of your 2022 bucket list

After waiting two years to cruise, Australians can at last fly around the globe to join cruise ships in some of the world’s most desirable ports. It’s time to dive back into cruising and embark […]

WORDS BY Louise Goldsbury . Jul 7 2022

Italy finally bans cruise ships from the Venice Canal

The Italian government has banned cruise ships for entering the Venice lagoon in what seems to finally be a definitive end to a long road of twists and turns. Protesters have been fighting against cruise […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 14 2021

European ports open giving hope for some sailings later this year

As countries in Europe tentatively ease the toughest of lockdowns and thoughts turn to salvaging at least the back end of the summer season, cruise fans are all asking the same question. When can we […]

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . May 1 2020

2020 season – the latest predictions on who will be sailing Europe’s rivers

There were 1.79 million European river cruise passengers last year – 134,250 of whom were fly-cruisers from Australia and New Zealand, new figures reveal. The numbers demonstrate the continuing popularity of Europe’s rivers among Australians […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Apr 7 2020

CroisiEurope expands its fleet with new ships and technology

European river cruise line CroisiEurope announced it’s adding three vessels to its growing fleet. Its ships the Van Gogh and Renoir are two completely rebuilt versions of older ships and CroisiEurope has redesigned and redecorated […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 1 2018

Inside the new Regent Seven Seas Splendor

Upmarket line Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled details of its six-star new build, Seven Seas Splendour which has all the bells and whistles of a super-luxurious liner. Scheduled to debut in early 2020, SS […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Apr 5 2018