My favorite places in Europe to kick off the Christmas season My first time: England Christmas in London I’ll never forget our first European Christmas experience in London. We enthusiastically soaked up the festive decorations, lively pubs, busy shops, Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the traditional tree lighting…
UNESCO World Heritage Sites on a Rhine River Cruise
A cruise along the Middle Rhine River in Germany provides ample vistas of castles and fortresses — pretty, fairytale-like, majestic, imposing, some showing plenty of battle scars and the decay of old age.
Fun and interesting things to do in Cologne, Germany As wonderful as it was to visit Cologne during our first visit several years ago, we were thrilled to get a second “sniff of Cologne” during our Viking Rhine Getaway cruise. Gliding along the Rhine on a sunny morning, we watched the…
An introduction to our cruise on the Rhine River through photo highlights from our Instagram gallery
To cruise or not to cruise — reflections on our Viking cruise on the Danube River
A first-time visit to Nuremberg, Germany gave us an excellent introduction to the city’s historic past and festive holiday Christmas market.
10 Instagram highlights of our Viking River Cruises journey on the Danube during the Christmas season.