Viking Takes Delivery Of Fourth Ship Viking Sun

[Press Release] Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today announced it took delivery of Viking Sun®, the company’s fourth ocean ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning when the ship was presented at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. On October 4, Viking Sun will set sail from Venice, Read More …

Smithsonian’s Mighty Cruise Ships Debut This Week

The Smithsonian is back with a new season of Mighty Cruise Ships, this week featuring Star Clippers unique tall ship with sails, Royal Clipper. Previously, Mighty Cruise Ships programming has included a profile of R.M.S. Queen Mary and others.  Land 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 Read More …

Interesting Viking Tour Brings Global View In Very Simple Terms

I remember the first Earth Day many decades ago when I was in Junior High School.  An idealistic time in anyone’s life, I took the matter of saving the planet to heart, if only through the next few years.  Moving 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 …