Best River Cruise: Russian Volga with Viking

Viking River Volga Cruise

Despite some political and social instability surrounding Russia, the region remains a popular and exciting river cruise destination. Tensions have led to a reduction in the number of cruise companies operating in the area, but some, most notably the world-leading Viking River Cruise line, still maintain a significant presence in the market. Their established Waterways of the Tsars is a […]

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Best River Cruise: Mekong River with Scenic

Scenic Spirit Pool deck

The Nine Dragons River flows 2,700 miles from the snowy Tibetan Plateau through China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam where it disappears into the South China Sea. As one of Asia’s least developed waterways, the Mekong is abundant in wildlife, history and culture. With a biodiversity second only to the Amazon, this precious river is […]

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New cruise ships for 2017 – Silver Muse

  Silver Muse, the newest and largest addition to the prestigious Silversea fleet, launched in April 2017. Built at the renowned Fincantieri shipyard, the Silver Muse is authentically true to the  line’s Italian heritage. At 40,700 tons this stunning vessel maintains the small-ship intimacy that is so characteristic of Silversea Cruises – carrying only 596 passengers in […]

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