Uniworld articles

8-day / 7-night river cruise in four countries. Highlights: Embark in Basel, SWITZERLAND / in Strasbourg, FRANCE, ride a canal boat through “Petit France” / in GERMANY, medieval Speyer / wine tasting at Castle Vollrads in Rüdesheim / Koblenz / Cologne / disembark in Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS.
I took a Rhine River cruise aboard Uniworld’s River Empress, April 3-10, 2011. Before the cruise, I stayed at the Golden Leaf Hotel (Launhardtstrasse 2-4, D-60314, Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY; phone +49 69 94 99 00).
I’ve cruised rivers in Europe, China and northern India with several companies, but my April 3-10, 2011, Rhine River cruise on Uniworld’s River Empress surpassed them all for style and elegance in an intimate and relaxed setting. Most of all, I loved being pampered!
My friend Sue and I, both in our eighties, are always looking for a destination to which neither of us has been.
We were certainly enjoying our June 2010 cruise up the Danube on Uniworld’s River Countess. The food was wonderful, the sites visited were interesting, and life aboard was relaxing. However, on our fifth day on the river, we were wondering why the captain had suddenly called a special meeting. We soon found out why: our cruise would be over the next day, midway through our itinerary.
by Walt Huse, Fort Myers, FL
My wife, JoAnn, and I have taken many cruises but never one on any of Europe’s rivers, so when we saw that Uniworld (Los Angeles, CA; 800/733-7820) had introduced the 160-passenger River Beatrice in March ’09, with 7-night cruises along the Danube, w
We had a wonderful new experience in cruising — quite different from the ocean cruises we have taken but every bit as enjoyable — with Uniworld River Cruises (17323 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA 91316; 800/733-7820).
My husband, Buddy, and I, and our two nieces took one of our best tours ever, the 16-night “China, Tibet and the Yangtze River,” with Uniworld (17323 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91316; 800/733-7820), Aug. 19-Sept. 5, 2006.