Recently I have written very long blog posts. But today’s is simple and to the point. It is a short worded but pictorially rich review of the brand new ships, MS Emily Bronte and MS Thomas Hardy. The forthcoming MS Oscar Wilde (2017) and MS Robbie Burns (2018) are also of a similar design and configuration.
The Douro river has been the new kid on the block for a couple of years now. Every year new ships are being built to try and meet the demand for cruises during April to November. Riviera Travel have been using the Douro Spirit in 2015 and 2016, a ship which was originally built for Uniworld. So successful have they been that for 2017 they are having their own ship built too – the all new MS Douro Elegance.
Cruising the Rhône & Saône on the MS Swiss Corona
Riviera Travel operate their Rhône and Saône river cruises through Burgundy and Provence on the lovely MS Swiss Corona. It really is a cruise of two very different rivers with the calm, peaceful, picturesque La Saône meeting the strong and powerful Le Rhône at their confluence in Lyon. Continue reading
A look at the New MS William Shakespeare from Riviera Travel
Riviera Travel have commissioned another new river cruise vessel for the 2014 season, the MS William Shakespeare. We take look at how she will stack up against the competition from their own fleet and across the other river cruise operators.
So you’ve found a fabulous river cruise aboard the absolutely amazing MS Lord Byron – but is the ship “truly one of the finest ships of this type afloat anywhere in the world” as described in Riviera Travel’s brochure?