Cuba & Dominican Republic Cruise Ship Review

I’ve had the good fortune to sail on small ships, large ships, mega ships and river cruise longships. I enjoy the floating hotel aspect of cruising, as I like seeing new places and only having to unpack my suitcase once. When I had the opportunity to join Fathom on a cruise to Puerto Plata in […]

June 17th, 2016|Cruise, Dominican Republic|

Viking Longship: What to Expect on a Cruise

Before Christopher Columbus became a household name, there were Vikings; Norwegian Vikings to be more geo-specific. These seafaring warriors dominated in trade due to their exceptional ships and excellent navigational skills. Today, Viking River Cruises dominates the river cruise market due to their thirst for exploration, combined with innovative engineering and sleek Scandinavian design of […]

April 15th, 2016|Cruise, Restaurants and Dining|

German Christmas Markets on a River Cruise

Christmas time in Germany is a magical experience. Imagine my delight in taking a Viking River Cruise to visit the Christmas markets of Nuremberg, Bamberg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Wertheim, Frankfurt & Heidelberg. I joined 186 guests in sailing on the Viking Gefjon through 38 locks and under 140 bridges through the Heart of Germany […]

March 18th, 2016|Cruise, Germany, UNESCO World Heritage sites|