This old fart’s top travel news story of the day is about river cruises. Now, traditionally sea cruises have been luxury experiences, while river travel comforts were more ‘utilitarian’. Where large ocean liners offered multiple entertainment venues, a whole host of drinking establishments, and world class food, travel accommodations on fresh water were much less than comfortable, that is unless one was a descendant of sardines.
Scenic Calm Water Cruises Gain Popularity
But, much has changed over the years. While river cruises are still unable to provide all of the entertainment afforded on ocean large liners, they have nonetheless become class acts all in their own. They now feature world class chefs, luxuriously appointed suites, far more ports of call, and ever changing spectacular scenery.
River Cruises Are Available Around The World
For those who experience sea sickness, calm river surfaces may be much more comfortable. There are awesome river cruises through North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America. Whether it’s for yourself or for the whole family, there’s scenic river cruises available to meet all needs and for all budgets.
Marijuana Cruise Packages Now Available
Why, there’s even ‘marijuana friendly’ cruises now. So, if you’re looking for a destination vacation, consider all of the destinations that a river cruise provides. Sip fine wine, experience culinary excellence, then literally lay back and watch the world pass you by. To be honest, this old fart ain’t never been on one of them there enjoyable kinds of river cruises, but by golly if I ever had the chance to, I sure enough would.
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