Author Claire Wilde

Claire Wilde

Claire has worked in the travel industry since leaving college in 1994. One of this blog's most regular contributors, Claire covers cruise news and industry trends.


Irrawaddy is Myanmar’s largest river and biggest source of export, and forms an important part of the nation’s economic backbone. It stretches some 1,373 miles, with a drainage basin of around 156,100 square miles, and traverses through three major Burmese cities – Mandalay, Bhamo and Myitkyina. The Irrawaddy goes by a few names of distinct
Destinations Mekong River Cruise Guide | Cruise1st UK

Covering 2,703 miles, the Mekong River is the 12th longest in the world, and a major trade route from China to Southeast Asia. This vast waterway is a vital link between six countries, running through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Its flow and current depend largely on seasonal flux, with rapids and waterfalls
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