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 …

River Cruise Radio Brings Unique Perspective, Familiar Voice

When Doug Parker started CruiseRadio 400+ episodes ago, the weekly podcast caught on quick.  Offering a unique way to receive information about cruise travel, CruiseRadio.net brings ship reviews by actual cruise travelers as well as cruise news and interviews with 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 …

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 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 …

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 Read More …

Interesting Viking Cruise Itineraries Bring New Travel Choices

Destination-focused cruise lines continue to differentiate themselves from one another a number of ways.  Royal Caribbean International’s diverse fleet of ships is split into seven different classes, each with a unique personality of its own. Carnival Cruise Line continues delivering Read More …