4 New Viking Mississippi River Cruise Routes Announced

4 New Viking Mississippi River Cruise Routes Announced

Four Viking Mississippi River cruise itineraries are scheduled to bring guests to America’s Heartland beginning in 2022, aboard the purpose-built Viking Mississippi. This post may contain affiliate links. Please refer to our our Disclosure/Disclaimer page for...
The Viking Sun Embarks on the Inaugural World Cruise

The Viking Sun Embarks on the Inaugural World Cruise

The Viking Sun embarks on the inaugural World Cruise from Miami to London. This 141-day cruise will visit 5 continents, 35 countries, and 64 ports, cross the Equator twice, the International Date Line once, and pass through both the Panama and Suez Canals. I was...
Do Fathom Impact Travel Activities Have Lasting Value?

Do Fathom Impact Travel Activities Have Lasting Value?

Do Fathom Impact Travel activities have lasting value in the Dominican Republic, or is this approach merely the latest trend in cruise voluntourism? UPDATE: Fathom ceased operation as a cruise line in June 2017. The MV Adonia was returned to service in...
Portugal in Panorama: An Annotated Photo Gallery

Portugal in Panorama: An Annotated Photo Gallery

Portugal in Panorama is a captioned photo collection of 22 locations captured with the Apple iPhone camera.   It was my honor to join a select group of 22 travel writers, photographers, PR executives, and social media influencers as guests...