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Rhine Getaway with Viking River Cruises ~ Ports and Excursions

Choosing a Viking River Cruise from their enticing selection of itineraries is like choosing which decadent dessert to eat from an overwhelming array of tempting treats. When reviewing Viking’s many river cruise offerings, indeed I felt like a child in a chocolate factory asked to take just one sweet. After much deliberation, my husband and […]

Exploring Germany’s Fabled Black Forest with Viking River Cruises

Land of cuckoo clocks, fruit elixirs, and its namesake hams and cakes—the Black Forest sounds like a place dreamed up by the Brothers Grimm for their fairy tales. Unlike Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, and Little Red Riding Hood, though, the Black Forest is very real. Grab your crimson cape and a basket of goodies for […]

5 Things to Do in Basel, Switzerland on a Romantic Getaway

In the 10 years since we’ve become parents, my husband and I have taken a handful of romantic getaways – usually a night or two at a local hotel while my parents or a babysitter watched the kids. These retreats provided just enough time to get a taste of our previous selves as a couple before […]