Ocean & River Cruising Resources
Four Viking Mississippi River cruise itineraries are scheduled to bring guests to America’s Heartland beginning in 2022, aboard the purpose-built Viking Mississippi.
Have you ever dreamed of sailing with Viking Cruises to Norway and the UK? Backroad Planet's annotated travelogue explores the 15-day “Into the Midnight Sun” itinerary, introduces its scenic destinations, and evaluates its shore excursion options.
A guide for planning, booking, and embarking on a Viking Ocean Cruises voyage of a lifetime, featuring exclusive insider tips from Viking Explorer Society members.
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.
Viking's Christmas river cruises offer the best of Europe's medieval castles, cathedrals, and storybook towns, with festive Christmas markets in every port.
A luxury sailing on the Viking Star is the perfect way for destination-oriented travelers to cruise the Mediterranean and tour Europe's great port cities.
Portugal in Panorama: An Annotated Photo Gallery is a captioned collection of 22 locations captured with the Apple iPhone camera.
Howard Blount from Backroad Planet joins JohnnyJet and four more travel professionals on “This Week in Travel” podcast #196 with Chris Christensen.
24 Exclusive Viking River Cruise insider tips tailored for first-time cruisers to help make your European journey the cruise of a lifetime!
An annotated photographic collection of European locations captured with the Apple iPhone panorama feature.
Viking river cruise amenities are designed to pamper passengers with the ultimate in creature comforts. Here are Backroad Planet's Top 11 amenities!