Slow Internet: A Slight Pause In Our Reports From Viking Forseti


Today, Aaron Sauders boarded Viking River Cruises’ Viking Forseti for a journey on one of the line’s newest itineraries: the weeklong Chateaux, Rivers & Wine river cruise, which made its debut season this year. As anyone who’s ever cruised before can attest, shipboard internet access is an inexact science at best. Aaron’s internet connection is fast […]

Live Voyage Preview: Exploring France & Europe’s Christmas Markets With Viking River Cruises


Five Countries, Four Rivers, Two Cruises – One Live Voyage Report Aaron Saunders, River Cruise Advisor This Saturday, I will embark Viking River Cruises’ Viking Forseti in Bordeaux, France for a look at one of the line’s newest itineraries: the weeklong Chateaux, Rivers & Wine. Over the course of the week, we’ll sail on three […]

Viking River Cruises Renews PBS Sponsorship In 2015

Photo © 2013 Aaron Saunders

One of the most interesting river cruise partnerships has always been the one between Viking River Cruises and PBS. For the past several years, Viking has sponsored PBS’s highly successful MASTERPIECE series which, if you’ve watched Downton Abbey before, no doubt you’ve seen proof of. Now, Viking has just announced it has extended its relationship […]

Cruises on the Danube River

Viking Idun in Budapest, Hungary

The Danube River is one of the most popular rivers to cruise in Europe. You’ll find itineraries that sail between Passau, Germany and the Black Sea and packages that range in length from 5 to 23 days. Cruises on the Danube River are often combined with other waterways, such as the Main-Danube Canal, the Main River, […]

A Last Minute River Cruise in 2014? It’s Still Possible

Can you still get deals on this year's Christmas Markets river cruises in Europe? Yes and yes. Photo courtesy of Tourism Strasbourg.

With 2014 slowly but inevitably winding to a close, is it too late to book a last-minute river cruise? Not by a long shot – but there are a few tricks you’ll need to know. While it’s true that river cruising has never been more in-demand, there are still some sailings with availability for the […]