Enjoy Cruise Destinations Longer: Now You Can

Cruise travelers enjoy a visiting a number of interesting places on any given itinerary.  Cruising represents an outstanding value when compared to visiting the same places anyway we do it, minus the ship, backpacking a possible exception. It’s why travelers come back to cruising over and over again.  Fact: we Read More …

The Cause And Effect Of Viking River Cruises

How The ‘You’ll Probably Never See Them Again’ Thing Plays Out On Viking River Cruises When travelers are matched with the right cruise line, great things can happen. Life changes when a particular voyage resonates with us. Minds are expanded.  Personal thoughts about global issues are influenced as we experience Read More …

Ten Minutes From The Ship: Easing Into International Travel

One of the best parts of seeing the world by ship is the safe and secure environment that vessel provides.  By river or sea, we go off exploring on a tour or by ourselves then return to our home away from home.  Sure, there are ‘bad parts’ of any town, 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 …

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 ask that same question again a few days later, after Read More …

Accuracy Check: Viking Top Of Cologne Tour

It was billed as a privileged access tour and indeed it was. Our Top of Cologne tour was actually the second of the day. Steps from our Viking Longship, we explored the highlights on a walking tour earlier in the day.  In the afternoon, we went up the same elevator 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, during and after sailing Happening Now: My Viking Story Getting Read More …