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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,...

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...

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...

What It’s Like: Sailing On A Viking River Longship

My entire cruise career has seen me sailing on cruise ships of all sizes. From the largest ships at sea to the classics that are tiny by today’s standards, so I was intrigued and...

The Crew Of The Viking Lif: A Passion For What They Do

I always find myself saying, “This ship’s crew is incredible.” For those who know me, I’m a pretty positive person, so it really isn’t a shock that even a slightly above average crew would elicit...

#MikeAtSea: First Impressions Of Viking River Cruises

Currently, I am sailing aboard Viking River Cruises’ Viking Lif from Amsterdam to Budapest. This sailing is my first river cruise, but my second with Viking, having previously sailed aboard Viking Oceans’ Viking Star....

Viking Ocean Cruises Prepares To Launch Second Ship

The wildly popular Viking Ocean Cruises is preparing to launch their second ship, Viking Sea, hot off the heels of the floating out of their third ship, Viking Sky, at Fincantieri’s Ancona shipyard. Viking Sea...

Viking River Cruises Christens Six New Longships

Viking River Cruises, the world’s leader in river cruising, welcomed six new Viking Longships into their fleet this week, following a waterside ceremony in Amsterdam. The six new ships, Viking Rolf, Viking Kadlin, Viking Alruna, Viking Egil, Viking Vilhjalm, and Viking Tialfi,...

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...

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...