Viking Resident Historians Sustain Quest To Reinvent Cruise Travel

Last summer, Viking Cruises sailed to the Caribbean for the first time and we were there.  Viking Star and twin-sister Viking Sea had been reinventing ocean cruising around the world, sailing the Mediterranean and the Baltics since their launch.  Reports coming back from the 962-passenger ships were fabulous.  Still, the biggest test lie ahead Read More …

Viking Ocean Ten Ship Dream Takes Shape

Viking continues to define the world of ocean cruising, offering a unique choice to culturally curious travelers. It’s a travel experience unlike no other that is proving popular everywhere they sail.  With three ships in service and three under construction, Viking just can’t build them fast enough. Cruise travelers have spoken and Viking is Read More …

The Viking River Cruise Experience

Sailing with Viking River Cruises after the 2017 Viking Longships Christening, we’re taking another look at what the unique river cruising travel experience is all about.  Through a variety of social sharing platforms (see below) and right here, some images and thoughts reflecting what Viking is doing right now.  If Read More …

Viking Longships Christening One Part Of A Great Big Wonderful Story

Lately, a lot of attention has been devoted to fast-growing Viking Ocean Cruises.  Rightfully so, Viking’s ocean experience is a perfect fit for many of us.  It’s a topic we’ll come back to here shortly and revisit often as more travelers join the Viking ocean family.  Today though, the topic Read More …

Awards Confirm Viking Popularity, We Know Why

We read the results of surveys, polls and award rankings with mixed emotions.  Get it right, rate our favorite high; it’s a good day. Get it wrong, grant unearned high placement; that’s a problem. Such is the case with nearly every cruise industry award program.  Behind the scenes, industry watchers know better.  We talk Read More …

Viking Sea Photos: Built For Comfort

Sailing on the maiden voyage of Viking Ocean Cruises new Viking Sea, we were impressed with the new ship and a familiar crew, many of which we had come to know on sister ship Viking Star. Collected along the way, some favorite Viking Sea photos, ports of call visited on Read More …