The best part of river cruising is getting off the ship. Here are some of the best things you experience on shore excursions in Europe.
Travelling with a famous person adds an extra element of excitement and fun to your holiday.
A temperamental river has kept this golden ancient town hidden from cruise guests - until now.
Myanmar's landscapes and temples are fabulous but its infrastructure is minimal, making river cruising the easy choice, as Brian Johnston discovers.
There are signs that Cambodia is recovering well from the horrors of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge.
If you're wondering whether river cruising really is for you, here are 10 reasons why we think it might float your boat.
From the heritage-listed old town to the golden temples of the exotic East, here are the world's prettiest ports.
In Linz, Keith Austin finds a city that's more Grimm, than grim.
From the elegant temples of Angkor Wat to the incredible expanse of China's Great Wall - Asia is a continent filled with wonders.
In Austria, it seems that beyond every bend is a castle or some other stunning edifice.
What better accompaniment to a cruise than delicious food and great wine.
Few cruises offer a slow meander along the canals and rivers of Belgium and the Netherlands. Scenic Pearl sails into a beautiful water world.