Cruises & Boating

The boats taking river cruising to a new level

From rock climbing on the Rhine to reviving Gabriel García Márquez’s Colombian-jungle journeys, the river cruise paradigm is being turned on its head. Maria Shollenbarger reports on the boats, itineraries and fixers taking it to the next level

A gem of an Indian safari lodge deep in tiger territory

Dudhwa, a prime tiger reserve tucked in India’s extreme north, has long been a hidden gem in the rough. Now one of the subcontinent’s top luxury‑adventure outfits has set up here, opening its haunting landscapes to exploration — in considerable comfort. Stanley Stewart gets a first look