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 …

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 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 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 …

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 …