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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,...

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...

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....

3 Gadgets Every Cruise Traveler Should Have

Portable Battery Charger There’s no worse feeling than seeing your phone’s battery hit “low”. This admittedly first world tragedy is made even worse when you’re in the middle of a nine hour excursion. Thankfully,...

5 Things To Know About Fathom, The World’s Newest Cruise Line

1) Fathom is not your traditional cruise – and it’s not supposed to be. Fathom isn’t just a cruise, it’s so much more. Yes, there’s a ship, a beautiful port, icy drinks, a pool,...

#MikeAtSea Preview: Making A Difference With Fathom

Since Fathom was officially unveiled last year, I’ve been curious to discover what will set this cruise experience apart from all the others. After 22 cruises, to some extent, the experience has become a little...

22 Songs For Your Travel Playlist

I Lived by OneRepublic This song is not only my favorite travel song, but my travel creed. It inspires me to push myself, to go further, and to truly live life to its fullest...

3 Ways Sailing With Viking Cruises Changed My Life

It’s an interesting thing we do – travel. It’s even more interesting when you think that travel is something that can have such a profound impact on someone. From simple things, like being inspired...

16 Cruise Resolutions For 2016

I’d consider myself an expert cruiser at this point, but let’s face it, I still need work to be an even better cruiser. Thinking of the upcoming year, I couldn’t help but think how...

6 Features That Make Viking Star’s Staterooms The Best At Sea

A stateroom is a home away from home. Whether you’re sailing for just a few nights or a few weeks, we all like a nice space to relax, rejuvenate, and recharge. Viking Cruises, aligning...

Terror Shouldn’t Stop Us From Traveling

While not exactly focused on cruising, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss a topic I hear a lot about lately: traveling with the threat of terrorism. The recent terror attacks in Egypt,...

11 Signs You Are Addicted To Cruising

We’re always told addictions are bad, but I can’t support the idea that an addiction to cruising is remotely bad. Here’s my list of 11 signs that you are definitely addicted to cruising: 1)...