Happening Now: My Viking Story

Traveling with Viking River Cruises, we’re on a 15-day Grand European Tour from Budapest to Amsterdam and hope you’ll follow along live as we share the experience a number of ways.  It’s a multi-dimensional travel adventure as we experience centuries of history and culture aboard Viking Longship Ve, via motorcoach, 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 especially applicable to Viking River Cruises as we have seen Read More …

Unusual Reasons To Visit Amsterdam Before Or After Your Fabulous Cruise Vacation

After Rotterdam, the port of Amsterdam is the second largest port in the Netherlands and host to over 700,000 cruise travelers who pass through every year, embarking on any one of over 140 ocean and 1500 river cruise itineraries.  A personal favorite European city and point of embarkation, a number Read More …

Amsterdam Increases River Cruise Security

Often an area of concern for first time river cruise travelers, security seems rather relaxed compared to big ship ocean-sailing options.  Passengers walk on and off river cruise ships without the  layer of security designed to keep them safe when ocean cruise ships are completely surrounded by water in all Read More …