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Valencia, the Inside Scoop

by The Curious Traveller I’ve always had a burning desire to visit Valencia and its region. Often ignored by people attracted by the bigger, brighter city lights of Madrid and Barcelona, the Moorish gems of Andalusia, or the foodie hotspot that is San Sebastian, Valencia is often left to its own devices. But for those in ...


What to expect on-board a European river cruise

If you’re new to river cruising – or new to Riviera Travel – you might be feeling unsure about making your first booking. Hopefully you’ll find this guide of what to expect on-board one of our cruises a reassuring read – and helpful in preparing for what might be your first, but is unlikely to ...


Photo gallery: Western USA

Explore some of the world’s finest National Parks, with North America’s most truly spectacular and extraordinary scenery, coupled with the endlessly fascinating history of the ‘Old West’. Here's a taste of what you'll see on our Western Wonders of the USA tour, all photos taken on our recent trip (April 2017).   Dead Horse Point, Utah Arches ...


All aboard the Jane Austen!

Recently, we were thrilled to be able to take a lively bunch of journalists and travel bloggers aboard the MS Jane Austen with us, to experience the first half of the Rhine, Strasbourg & Heidelberg River Cruise. We were joined by Helen from Fuss Free Flavours and her partner, Ed, Christina from Mostly Food & ...


Behind the scenes of our TV ad

Our latest TV advert featuring our luxury river cruises was shot in captivating Cologne. Here's a look at the inspired thinking behind the scenes, starring real-life travel experts and local specialities. The piercing alarm went off at 5am on a Monday morning – we had to be on film location at 6am sharp. Who said that making TV ...