Viking Top Ten: Travel Inspiration On Demand

Just when you think Viking Cruises has done it all… Right about the time we come to the realization that no other travel company prepares us better than Viking River Cruises… Amazed by the unique experience aboard Viking Ocean Cruises… 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 …

First Time River Cruise Questions Answered, Verbally

European river cruising remains a hot topic with experienced cruise travelers, especially those who have not done one yet.  Rightfully so, the rivers of Europe connect a shared history and culture that goes back hundreds of years. Cities along those waterways have Read More …

Reviewing Relevant River Cruise Travel Apps

Before any major trip, it is a good idea to consider the travel apps we might bring along for the ride.  If it has been a while since your last dance, new apps might be available.  Specific destinations, travel mode, safekeeping Read More …

River Cruise Drydock: Not Like Big Ships

Like any other sailing ships, river cruise ships to perform maintenance when no passengers are on board.  European river cruise companies commonly do this between the end of one year’s season and the beginning of the next.  Decks are resurfaced, carpets Read More …

Deep Travel Planning Enables Personal Narrative

Investing time in planning nearly always brings a better travel experience. Still, how individual travelers go about that planning varies, largely depending on personal preferences and priorities. Some travelers like the planning process nearly as much as travel itself.  They dive Read More …

Viking Longships Illustrated

To take a fresh look at the ships of Viking River Cruises we recently traveled to Germany to create Viking Longships Illustrated: A Resource For Your Cruise Planning Pleasure. The occasion: the christening of two new Viking Longships at a riverside ceremony in Koblenz, a Read More …