Our Flawless Viking River Cruise Story

Our Summer 2017 trip to Europe brought us back to Viking River Cruises for a 15-day Grand European Tour.  It had been a while since we sailed with Viking on the river, recently devoting a lot of time to Viking Ocean Cruises, a travel experience that was inspired by, asked Read More …

Fresh Back From Europe: Your Viking River Cruise Questions Answered

Just back from a 15-day Grand European Tour with Viking River Cruises, we went armed with reader questions.  As we sailed, other questions came up along the way too.  Today we have the answers, to take with one caveat.  Every sailing is different, influenced by a multitude of variables.  One Read More …

Viking Sky Christening Marks Summer Solstice In Norway

[PRESS RELEASE] Viking Cruises® (www.vikingruises.com) today announced that its third ocean ship, Viking Sky®, was officially christened during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway. Located above the Arctic Circle on Norway’s northwest coast, Tromsø is a popular destination for viewing the northern lights – and a key port of call Read More …

Enjoy Cruise Destinations Longer: Now You Can

Cruise travelers enjoy a visiting a number of interesting places on any given itinerary.  Cruising represents an outstanding value when compared to visiting the same places anyway we do it, minus the ship, backpacking a possible exception. It’s why travelers come back to cruising over and over again.  Fact: we Read More …

The Cause And Effect Of Viking River Cruises

How The ‘You’ll Probably Never See Them Again’ Thing Plays Out On Viking River Cruises When travelers are matched with the right cruise line, great things can happen. Life changes when a particular voyage resonates with us. Minds are expanded.  Personal thoughts about global issues are influenced as we experience 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 from home.  Sure, there are ‘bad parts’ of any town, 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 15-day sailing was simply wonderful in many ways.  Returning now Read More …