Viking Spirit Of Exploration Floats Fifth Ship

Viking Ocean Cruises announced this week that American chemist, emergency room physician and recently retired NASA astronaut Dr. Anna Fisher will be honored as godmother to its fifth ocean ship, which will debut in July 2018.  New Viking Orion is Read More …

Viking Takes Delivery Of Fourth Ship Viking Sun

[Press Release] Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it took delivery of Viking Sun®, the company’s fourth ocean ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning when the ship was presented at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. On October 4, Viking Sun will set sail from Venice, Read More …

Smithsonian’s Mighty Cruise Ships Debut This Week

The Smithsonian is back with a new season of Mighty Cruise Ships, this week featuring Star Clippers unique tall ship with sails, Royal Clipper. Previously, Mighty Cruise Ships programming has included a profile of R.M.S. Queen Mary and others.  Land Read More …

2019 Viking World Cruise Detailed

With the 2017-18 version of Viking Ocean Cruises 141 day World Cruise sailing from Miami to London totally sold out, the revolutionary ocean cruise line is looking to 2019 for the next one. “We offer itineraries that are designed for explorers, Read More …

Viking Summer Of Culture Continues Destination Focus

On rivers or in oceans, Viking Cruises offers a travel option laser-focused on the places their ships visit.  That focus resolves in real life as what Viking refers to as “extraordinarily well-designed” cruises that enable engagement with like-minded fellow travelers and Read More …

We Were There Moments: A Distinct Advantage Of Cruise Travel

Everyone has an impression of the world around them.  To each individual,  that perception is their preferred reality.  Personal experiences, thoughts, and feelings throughout life define that view. A teacher sparks a lifelong interest in a topic.  We learn from success, failure Read More …

Once Nearing Extinction, Cruise Ship Libraries Are Back

On a long sailing with a number of days at sea, cruise travelers go about occupying their time a number of ways.  Onboard programming is designed to fill that time with seminars, activities, and demonstrations. Some passengers get into those Read More …