River cruising 101

A European river cruise is one of the most common top-of-list holidays for older Australians. And why not? Imagine seeing France from the inside out?

But what does a river cruise entail? Is it the same as a regular ocean cruise? Is everything included in the price? What will you get to see? Which type of traveller takes a river cruise?

Cruise expert Gary Bembridge has kindly done our work for us and listed 10 things you should know before you go.

Have you ever taken a river cruise? Do you have any advice for our members?

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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