Solo Travel Options Expand, Focus On What Matters

Travel by cruise ship is an efficient way to meet interesting people. In that closed environment, it’s hard not to meet others.  When passengers assemble for safety drills, shows and queues, meeting will happen. The bigger the ship, the more opportunity in Read More …

Our Flawless Viking River Cruise Story

Our Summer 2017 trip to Europe brought us back to Viking River Cruises for a 15-day Grand European Tour.  It had been a while since we sailed with Viking on the river, recently devoting a lot of time to Viking Read More …

Our Viking River Cruise: One From Each Place [PHOTOS]

When the trip is over and we’re on our way home from the airport, the question always comes up:  “What was your favorite part?”. An answer is commonly a particular place visited or someone we met along the way. We’ll Read More …

My Viking Story: Just The Links

As we sailed along with Viking River Cruises on the classic 15-day Grand European Tour, we engaged readers a number of ways to share the experience.  Here, we have just the links to what resolved as My Viking Story. ChrisCruises- Posted before, Read More …

Viking Grand European Tour Planning Guide

In June, we return to Viking River Cruises for a 15-day Grand European Tour itinerary,  sailing from Budapest to Amsterdam.  As with any travel, being prepared often makes the difference between a good experience and a great one.  That rule is Read More …

Deals

  Several times a week, we receive advance notice of upcoming promotions from a variety of travel companies.  Some spark thoughts that eventually turn into a post here about destinations, ocean cruising, river cruises, land tours, hotels, planning and more. Read More …

As CrosiEurope Prepares For 2018 Africa Debut, 2017 Europe Still Has Availablility

CroisiEurope is an international river cruise company that operates a fleet of 50 river cruising vessels along the rivers of Europe, Russia, Mekong, Birmania, Africa, South America and United States.  Now, CroisiEurope is gearing up for their African debut with the planned Read More …