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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Viking Ocean Cruises Announces North American & Caribbean Sailings

The cruise industry’s newest cruise line, Viking Ocean Cruises, has announced their first North American and Caribbean sailings. Beginning in September 2016, Viking will launch five new itineraries, calling in ports throughout Canada, the United...

#MikeAtSea: Cruising As A Solo Viking With Viking Cruises

“You’re cruising Europe alone?” That’s the response I kept hearing after telling family and friends about my Empires of the Mediterranean sailing with Viking Cruises. “Yes, no one else can join me, and I’m...

#MikeAtSea: Exploring Underground Istanbul With Viking Cruises

Yesterday evening, a group of Vikings became explorers. During our first night docked in Istanbul, I took part in the Underground Cistern excursion offered by Viking Cruises. The excursion was to take our group...

#MikeAtSea: First Impressions of Viking Star

Today, I embarked Viking Ocean’s new Viking Star in Istanbul, Turkey. I’ll be sailing aboard her for the next 10 days, calling in Turkey, Greece, Croatia, Montenegro, and disembarking in Venice, Italy. Viking Star...

Sailing Preview: Viking Star “Empires of the Mediterranean”

If there’s one thing I’m excited about this month, it’s my upcoming sailing on the hottest ship in the industry – Viking Ocean’s Viking Star. A brand new ship, a brand new cruise line, and...

Cruising Into 2015: New Ships For The New Year

[tps_header]2015 features a varied array of cruise ship launches. From a German cruise line to a new ship for a new cruise line, this year’s lineup is quite unique. Discover the new entrants to...

Viking Star’s Keel Laid

Viking Cruises today announced the keel was laid for its first ocean cruise vessel, Viking Star, marking the next construction phase of the company’s first-ever ocean product. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, December...