Should you take shore excursions on Viking river and ocean cruises?
If Only in My Dreams Update November 30, 2020: Mr. TWS and I have been fortunate to visit many European cities and Christmas markets during the holiday season over the years. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed much about our lives and plans, but we are optimistic that we…
To cruise or not to cruise — reflections on our Viking cruise on the Danube River
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.
There are often surprises on a first visit to an area. One of these and something that Sweeney and I really liked about Salzburg was the way the Altstadt (Old Town) was nestled under a cliff and guarded over by Hohensalzburg Fortress (or Festung Hohensalzburg, meaning High Salzburg Fortress) one of the largest Medieval castles in Europe.
When I think of Vienna, I think of romance. Thoughts of romantic Vienna bring to mind quiet walks along narrow streets …
Nativity scenes at Peterskirche, Vienna’s second oldest church