To cruise or not to cruise — reflections on our Viking cruise on the Danube River
Is there solitude for loners on a cruise? By Anneli Rufus Ever since my book Party of One: The Loners’ Manifesto was published over ten years ago, emails have arrived regularly from loners seeking advice on how to weather this crowded world without losing their unsociable, solitude-seeking souls. They ask…
A first-time visit to Nuremberg, Germany gave us an excellent introduction to the city’s historic past and festive holiday Christmas market.
Finding gemütlichkeit (feeling of well-being and comfort that comes with good company and good food) in Vienna, Austria during a Viking River cruise
10 Instagram highlights of our Viking River Cruises journey on the Danube during the Christmas season.
When you picture Portugal in your mind, what do you see — trams on steep streets, towering bridges, and historic sites such as Belém? I was excited to see these scenes in person and even happier to experience Portuguese culture expressed in art, architecture, and music as portrayed in the second part of my Portugal Instagram photos.
Lisbon was irresistible. I fell in love at first sight.
As much as Mr. TWS and I were excited about taking our first cruise, the fact that the Viking River Cruises “Portugal’s River of Gold” itinerary included a two-day stay in Lisbon prior to ever stepping foot on the boat was one of our favorite things.
Try this recipe for Pastel de Nata, a Portuguese custard tart that is extremely popular throughout Portugal and in countries and communities with significant Portuguese immigrant populations and those influenced by Portuguese culture and history.