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Viking Ocean Cruises’ Viking Jupiter

Posted by on Nov 25, 2019

We booked our Viking Ocean Cruise for all that it is. We loved it for what it is not. Here’s why.

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An art lover’s perfect day in Amsterdam

Posted by on Aug 4, 2019

There are over 70 museums in Amsterdam, and our tour began at Museumplein, or Museum Square, which includes the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.

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San Diego, California

Posted by on May 12, 2019

San Diego was more than a place to relax before our cruise to Hawaii. So much more that we added more time after our voyage…

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Holland America’s 17-Day Circle Hawaii cruise: paradise lost and found

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019

We dreamed about basking in tropical sunshine under gently swaying palm trees, walking along black sand beaches, exploring volcanoes and coral reefs, and hiking to thundering waterfalls.

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Four sides of Switzerland: a microcosm of European cultures

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019

Switzerland was named the #1 country in the world for the third year in a row by U. S. News and World Report.

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Clayton, New York, and the Thousand Islands

Posted by on Nov 5, 2018

Sightseeing excursions cruise the St. Lawrence River past the summer “castles” of the Thousand Islands.

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A Taste of the Finger Lakes and 1000 Islands: the flavors of autumn 

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018

New York’s Finger Lakes and Thousand Island areas offer some of the best color and flavors of autumn. 

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NCL’s Breakaway: Florida and the Bahamas cruise from New York

Posted by on May 10, 2018

People who live within driving distance of New York and can eliminate the expense and inconvenience of a flight with Norwegian Cruise Line’s Bahamas and Florida cruise aboard the Breakaway.

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Our top 10 tips for getting the most from your Norwegian Cruise Line cruise

Posted by on May 10, 2018

Here are some ways to enhance your cruise experience and to get more for less.

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Rockland, Maine: Lobster Capital of the World and so much more

Posted by on Apr 6, 2018

Rockland is a great place to savor the freshest of food in a variety of venues. It is one of the world’s largest lobster shipping centers and is known as The Lobster Capital of the World.

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250 Main: hip and artsy accommodations in Rockland, Maine

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018

Rockland’s first boutique hotel, the 26 room 250 Main, is a hip and artsy alternative to the city’s well-established bed and breakfast inns. 

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Local food and drinks aboard a Viking River Cruise.

Posted by on Feb 6, 2018

One of the pleasures of travel is experiencing the local foods and drinks. And that is just one of the things we have enjoyed on our Viking River cruises.

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The M/V Sophie C: the mail boat on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017

Drive to Weir’s Beach on Lake Winnipesaukee for a 2-hour ride aboard the mail boat M/V Sophie C., a full service floating U. S. Post Office complete with stamps and supplies.

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Squam Lake Boat Tours, Holderness, New Hampshire

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017

Squam Lake Boat Tours are 90-minute cruises in canopied pontoon boats that feature the serenity and wildlife of the lake as well as film sites from the movie “On Golden Pond.”

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Enrichment vacations: Viking Ocean Cruises launches new resident historian program

Posted by on Mar 24, 2017

A select faculty of historians will be onboard Viking’s ocean cruise ships to provide a new level of enrichment for guests.

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Daytrips from Zurich: the lake cruise

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017

Getting out on the lake is one of the most delightful way of seeing the area around Lake Zurich

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The best of Zurich in 24 hours

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017

Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city, the dynamic and cosmopolitan financial and technology center…

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Hotel Schweizerhof in Lucerne named Best Historic Hotel in Europe

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016

It has been the hotel of choice of royalty, celebrities, politicians, industrialists, musicians and more. And now the it has been named Best Historic Hotel in Europe by Historic Hotels Worldwide.

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Dining in Lucerne: the grand, the historic and the delightful

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016

The Old Town is a charming restaurant and café area and the grand lakefront hotels have fine restaurants with outdoor seating. And just beyond the waterfront are hidden gems with charming dining rooms and garden dining.

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All in a day in Lucerne, Switzerland

Posted by on Nov 27, 2016

Lucerne’s magnificent natural surroundings, temperate climate, city amenities, Old World charm, and easy access by road and rail has attracted travelers for over 200 years. It is one of the top tourist resorts in Switzerland.

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