Viking Sky Christening Marks Summer Solstice In Norway

[PRESS RELEASE] Viking Cruises® (www.vikingruises.com) today announced that its third ocean ship, Viking Sky®, was officially christened during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway. Located above the Arctic Circle on Norway’s northwest coast, Tromsø is a popular destination for viewing the northern lights – and a key port of call Read More …

Holland America + Oprah Alaska Cruise Details

Holland America Line and O, The Oprah Magazine‘s are about to begin an exclusive partnership unites the soul-stirring power of travel with O‘s deep commitment to connection and personal growth.  Set to launch on the July 15 sailing of ms Eurodam to Alaska, details of the special onboard programming have been Read More …

Cruise Lines Deliver Value, Stay In Their Lane

A recent announcement by Carnival Cruise Line to offer a pay-over-time program makes sense.  As an affordable vacation option, Carnival has enabled many North Americans to experience international travel beyond their borders who might not have done so otherwise.  Some travelers have gone on to try a variety of cruise Read More …

The Value Of Repeating Your Viking River Cruise

I had sailed with Viking River Cruises on their Grand European Tour once before.  It was the summer of 2013, after higher than normal river levels had caused modifications of all river cruise itineraries, regardless of the cruise line.  That 15-day sailing was simply wonderful in many ways.  Returning now Read More …

The Interesting Success Of Viking Cruises At Twenty Years

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Viking Cruises, parent to Viking River Cruises and Viking Ocean Cruises.  Beginning in 1997, the carefully-planned growth of Viking River Cruises has made the fleet of Viking Longships the largest in the world.  Rightfully so, the product is unique, an outstanding value and totally Read More …

FUNstruction Begins At Long Beach Cruise Terminal

Carnival Cruise Line is the only major cruise brand with three ships sailing from the west coast’s Long Beach Cruise Terminal, the only privately operated cruise terminal in the United States.  Now, the world’s most popular cruise line will begin a $multi-million aimed to accommodate larger ships and enhance terminal operations. Read More …

Royal Suite Class Detailed

Lately, we have devoted a lot of time and attention to luxury cruise lines; smaller ships that make a living pampering those willing to spend a bit more to go to amazing places with a few thousand less of their friends.  We like those.  We also like big ship cruising Read More …