What are Viking River Cruises REALLY like? I WILL TELL YOU!

What are Viking River Cruises like? Let's peek thru the window with fascination and find out. The day I received the invitation, I was so happy as a travel journalist and Instagrammer. I was ready to take on the challenge of experiencing every detail of the Viking River Cruises. But, what are Viking River Cruises really like? I knew they were the jewel of the sea

2018-03-14T14:22:25+00:00

Basel, Switzerland: Christmas Markets Not To Miss

It was my first day of arrival into Switzerland and I could not wait to get my Christmas Market tour underway. Arrival into the small city of Basel, Switzerland was fast and cheap on the train from Zurich. Basel is located where the Swiss, French, and German borders meet. It is the third largest city in Switzerland. It also has suburbs in France and in Germany.

2018-03-14T01:08:48+00:00

Swanky Library Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland

Swanky Library Hotel Coming off a week of touring in Europe, I needed a place to relax. I know, there is no feeling sorry for me, the “non-stop traveler” by choice, but it is harder than you think at times! I wanted nothing to do with any cheap or rundown airport hotel but instead wanted upscale and hip. Either “smart luxury” or “splurge” and at

2018-03-09T18:28:20+00:00

My Humble List of The Best Christmas Markets in Europe

I had heard about the best Christmas markets in Europe for years but wanted to find out for myself what they were like. I had no idea what to expect. Now I know and I can share with you the best Christmas markets in Europe along the Rhine River.  I took a river cruise on the Viking River Cruise ship TOR to explore these magical

2018-03-01T12:09:06+00:00

Christmas Market Cruise – A Dream Come True

By Cacinda Maloney This poem, which as been called “arguably the best –known verses ever written by an American" describes perfectly the way she felt. Twas the Night Before Christmas Staring at the words on the page, she could hardly believe it, almost like a visit from Santa himself. But yet, there it was: You have been invited… on a Viking River Christmas

2017-07-10T17:36:28+00:00