June 17, 2024

Belgium’s River of Dreams

alg_travelIf you’re like me and the thought of sailing the high seas on board one of those mammoth new cruise ships makes you cringe, there’s an alternative. Those who still crave the convenience of having someone else handle all the particulars, as well as the savings that come from group travel, should try a river cruise, one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry.

Maybe that’s because a river cruise promises what the mega-ships cannot: individualized service, insightful local guides and, best of all, a limited number of passengers and space to stretch out.