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 …

Streaming Travel Television Satisfies Desire, Prepares For The Real Thing

Killing time before, after or between travel is increasingly done with a streaming television binge.  As I write this, we are in the middle of streaming 72 episodes of the CBS television series </scorpion>.  As we watched, the thought occurred Read More …

Getting There To Begin My Viking Story Was A Breeze

One of the current promotions being run by travel companies is reduced price or free airfare to Europe from North America. The idea addresses several objections of first-time river cruise buyers in a very effective way.  Still, while travelers like 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 …

Beyond The Caribbean: Viking Ocean Itineraries Expand

Verified: Viking Ocean Cruises provides a unique Caribbean cruise travel option not available anywhere else.  Validated in the familiar Caribbean, we now know the Viking Ocean Cruise experience can adapt to being under the microscope, examined thoroughly by the people Read More …

Follow Viking Star In Real Time Satellite View

Viking Ocean Cruises new 930-passenger Viking Star is headed for the Caribbean, set to arrive in October.  We’re counting down the days in a series of posts that take a second look at unique features of the Viking ocean cruise experience. Read More …