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Mike Faust

Mike Faust

Mike Faust is an avid world traveler, often found traversing city streets in Asia and Europe rather than his home city of Boca Raton. Mike has touched down in 39 countries, set sail on 35 cruises, and flown over 400,000 lifetime miles.

Reflecting On A Simple Photo From My Recent Viking River Sailing

I take a lot of pictures when traveling, so many in fact, that I forget about half of them. So, I find myself looking through my saved photos and Snaps from time to time,...

Viking’s New Program Inspires Us To Discover The World

I’m the type of traveler who loves to dive straight into the cultures and history of the places I visit. Whether it be Shanghai or Istanbul, I don’t want to be a tourist – I...

How One Song Can Define Your Travel

I can remember having a conversation with one of my friends recently, discussing the role of music in my travels. I can literally think of a trip I’ve taken and link it to one song...

The Future Of Cruising Is Here

Cruisers – brace yourselves – the future of cruising is here. This past week, Celebrity and Norwegian pulled back the curtain on their future fleet plans, perhaps heralding in a new era of cruise...

Viking Continues Expansion With Debut Of Viking Sky

Viking Ocean Cruises continues their ocean journey with the maiden voyage of their third ocean going cruise ship, Viking Sky. The third in their immensely popular ocean fleet, the Viking Sky set sail on...

Norwegian Cruise Line Reimagines Cirque Dreams Dining Experience

Norwegian Cruise Line has reimagned their hugely popular Cirque Dreams & Dinner, debuting new menus and expanding the unique dinner show to a number of additional ships. As the rollout of the reimagined shows begins,...

Carnival Expands “Carnival Journeys” With 13 More Extended Sailings

Carnival Cruise Line is building on the tremendous success of its Carnival Journeys program by adding 13 additional itineraries through 2019. The Carnival Journeys sailings are a curated collection of extended, unique itineraries with a focus...

Disney Cruise Line Announces New Ports & Destinations For 2018

Disney Cruise Line is adding a number of new ports and itineraries to their summer lineup for 2018, while also doubling up on their ever-popular Castaway Cay and returning to the Last Frontier. Barcelona, Rome,...

The Ultimate Abyss Aboard Harmony of The Seas: HOLD ON!

Up atop Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas sits a scary looking fish – a scary fish with a tall and even scarier slide. For those brave enough to make the trek forward, The Ultimate...

5 Reasons To Cruise Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Cruising tends to evoke images of sandy Caribbean beaches, catamarans, and ziplining through a lush rainforest. For many who haven’t cruised before, a Caribbean or Bahamas cruise may seem like the pinnacle of cruise vacations....

Itinerary Spotlight: Viking’s Cities Of Antiquity & The Holy Land

As a history geek, adventurer, and a Catholic – Viking’s new Cities Of Antiquity & The Holy Land itinerary is at the top of my cruise bucket list. And with Viking Cruises to boot? I’m...

5 Tips To Maintain Your Workout Schedule While Cruising

I’m a runner. I love a good running trail, an urban jungle to explore, or even a simple running. However, when I’m traveling, which is a good chunk of my time, I can easily fall...