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 that respect.  Go the other direction to smaller ships, and 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 who count: cruise travelers.  Done.  But not done really as now Read More …

Flexibility Enables Surprise Viking Exploration, Again

On the way to North America, Viking Star is currently sailing an interesting itinerary titled In The Wake Of Vikings.  It’s a 15 day sailing that visits 6 countries and includes 10 guided tours. When that journey ends in Montreal, it’s on to a one time Eastern Seaboard Explorer itinerary, ending in New York City. Read More …

Queen Mary Smithsonian Special: Still Fascinating At 80

R.M.S. Queen Mary defined transatlantic travel, transporting movie stars, politicians, and royalty luxuriously across the North Atlantic for over three decades. After nearly 4 million miles sailed in 31 years at sea,  the iconic ocean liner retired to Long Beach, where she’s drawn over 50 million visitors since 1970.  Now, the Smithsonian Channel will Read More …