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 …

Continuing Curiosity After Travel

Embracing Your New-Found Interest Cruising enables inquisitive travelers to sample a number of destinations as they travel, some of which they may want to visit again one day.   By ocean or river, a one day stop at any given 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 …

Journey To The Top Of Cologne (Photo Storybook)

On a 15-day Grand European Tour with Viking River Cruises, we visited a number of interesting places while traveling from Budapest to Amsterdam. Weighted heavily on German destinations, one of the most interesting was a long stay in Cologne.  The 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 …