We are taking our first river cruise on the Viking European Grand Tour in August this year and I booked one of the standard rooms on the lower deck due to cost, preferring to spend extra money on shore excursions. In those cases, having a great outlet adapter is essential so you can still charge up all your electronics! Visiting Fengdu Ghost City. Lose yourself in the sensuality of a couples-only ambience, full of respect and intimacy, vibrating in pleasure without limits, where clothing is optional. We are going on a Danube River cruise on March 19th.
What to pack for a river cruise in Europe
Above the waist, baggy is best. For something a little different, a cotton sarong is very versatile. They are cooler than trousers and you can use a safety pin to adjust the length to suit where you are or what you are doing.
You can wear it short for the hotel or cruise boat, mid-calf when in Luxor itself and to your ankles for mosques and temples. It is useful to carry a pashmina, chiffon scarf or shawl to help with covering up when you go to sensitive places, such as temples or mosques; to protect yourself from the sun, or if you find yourself amongst a group of 'admiring' men. You will need 'practical' shoes. The roads and pavements are not tremendous but improving in places and to get to many of the sights you have to trample over unmade ground.
Comfortable shoes or trainers with sturdy soles are best. Sandals are OK in the hotels and on cruises, but there is lots of sandy dust so they will become uncomfortable in town. When the coarse sand gets into sandals it can very quickly create blisters. It is always necessary to dress modestly to enter a mosque.
Some mosques have their own dress code that require more covering-up than the norm. This is where the pashmina or shawl comes in handy. Remove your shoes before you go in. The dress code is much more relaxed on a cruise boat than it is in town. Dress as though you were in a tourist hotel.
Shorts, swimming costumes, bikinis are all fine, but have something handy to cover up for when the ship gets to a town. On four and five-star ships it is normal to dress up slightly for the evening meal. Few people would go as far as a tie for men or a long dress for women, and some people may go in shorts, but smart casual is expected.
Shirt and full length trousers for men, and a dress or trousers or skirt with blouse for women. Whereas Luxor is an ancient city with tourists, the Red Sea resorts like Sharm El Sheik and Hurghada are primarily tourist places and the dress code is much more relaxed.
Shorts and T-shirts are fine for both genders but any form of nudity is illegal. In the villages around Luxor or further afield, dress is much more conservative. There is no need to cover your face or head, but women will be respected more if they do wear a head scarf of some kind.
Women should cover arms below the elbow, legs at least to mid-calf and chest at least to just below the neck. When travelling from Luxor to other resorts you will go through traditional towns and villages, so on the bus or in the car, be ready to cover up.
Cairo is a city where dress is modest and business-like. It would not be thought acceptable for men or women to wear shorts or vest-type T-shirts. Of course, exactly what you wear will depend on the weather. For more on the weather look at the weather page. What you wear will be influenced by the local culture. There is more on the culture page. For reducing health risks on the flights there and back, Sock Shop have a selection of flight socks for men and women.
Click here to search this site. What to wear Generally Three things will influence what you wear. Men in Luxor For men, what to wear is less of an issue than it is for women. Women in Luxor You will get away with wearing almost anything in Luxor, because the local people are getting used to seeing all sorts of things that are not really appropriate.
Since then, her company has arranged more than 65 full-ship charters, ranging from people to 3, Tiemann herself became a clothing-optional convert by accident decades ago after stumbling onto a nude beach in the Caribbean with her husband while in her 30s.
Her first instinct was to leave, but the couple opted to try it out. The number of nude cruises increased from one passenger ship in to 45 cruises and 30, people in , the American Association for Nude Recreation says.
Thirty percent of those people are first-time nudist cruisers. The trips, for the most part, are like any other cruise, except for the attire. Tiemann said 70 percent of her customers return for another cruise, higher than the industry average of about 62 percent.
The cruise, departing Nov. But there are rules: Nudity is allowed on four decks, but clothes are required in bars and restaurants, and you must wear a robe or cover-up in hallways and elevators. Organizers expect the ship to be sold out by May.
Another Bliss Cruise is planned for Nov.
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