Life is a like dream when you're sailing down a stream
Drifting past hidden river banks and tiny fishing jetties, a river cruise is one of the best ways to discover - or rediscover - a different and more authentic side of the country you're visiting.
The next time you travel, consider embarking on a day cruise and you may just find new reasons to love the destination. Check out these five sailings that has gotten us day dreaming about our next holiday:
2. Cherry blossom river cruise, Japan
No jostling with crowds for a prime view of the coveted sakura here – this Matsukawa River Cruise in Toyama, Japan, will bring you down a path right in the middle of two cherry blossom-lined avenues. Imagine being flanked by these pastel beauties.
The Matsukawa River, also known as the Jinzu River, historically protected the Toyama Castle and was an major shipping pathway in the Toyama region. Today, hundreds of cherry trees that line the river, making it one of Toyama’s best hanami (cherry-blossom viewing) spots.
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