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Jun 29

River Cruise Journal – Day 2: Budapest #AWSIonViking

I awoke at an ungodly predawn hour to the sound of a muted patter of rain outside our window. Fearing the worst I dragged myself to the window to see if my imagination was playing tricks on me. It wasn’t. Raindrops dripped onto our balcony railing and matted the Danube in the city’s predawn light. …

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Jun 26

#TheWeeklyPostcard: Singapore Night Safari

  Dear Luke and Leia, Tonight we had a blast at the Singapore Night Safari, where we ate a terrific Indian buffet and saw a bunch of animals… AT NIGHT! What a terrific experience that we will have to bring you guys to. We were hungry and decided to eat before we started our night …

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Jun 22

River Cruise Journal – Day 1: Budapest #AWSIonViking

Today was check-in day on Viking Bragi, the ship that will take us on our Budapest to Amsterdam river cruise. Lucky us: While other passengers were struggling with flights and transfers, we had the morning to ourselves and could walk to the ship at our leisure. What was our secret?

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Jun 19

#TheWeeklyPostcard: Layover in Singapore

Dear Luke and Leia, We are on our way to Panama and have a short layover in Singapore, so with a day or so to kill we decided to pay the city a visit. What a beautiful, modern and clean city it is. Singapore is a city-country that is on an island just south of …

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Jun 17

More Reasons to Take a River Cruise #AWSIonViking

Last week I listed 10 convincing reasons to take a river cruise. If you need more, here are 14 more reasons to prefer cruising on a European river to cruising the deep, blue sea.

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Jun 05

10 Reasons to Take a River Cruise #AWSIonViking

River cruising may be less well-known than ocean cruising but it’s becoming more popular every year. As we began to prepare for our Grand European Tour on Viking we began to think of all the reasons why we enjoy river cruising. Here are 10 reasons to take a river cruise, in no particular order.

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May 25

River Cruising: Viking Grand European Tour Itinerary #AWSIonViking

We are about to embark on a 15-day river cruise, sailing from Budapest to Amsterdam. Viking River Cruises asked us to join them on a cruise and then share our personal experiences here on this website and on social media. We agreed to do so with the understanding that we would be honest with our …

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May 18

Is the Viking Grand European Tour for You? #AWSIonViking

There’s something rather romantic about visiting Europe. No matter whether it is enjoying the panoramic views of imperial Budapest, sampling exclusive wines in the picturesque vineyards of Austria’s Wachau Valley, or climbing into one of Holland’s iconic windmills to watch its gears as they turn. All the better if you can take one of those …

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May 15

#TheWeeklyPostcard: Beautiful Bedugul in the Mountains

Dear Luke and Leia, Hello from beautiful Bedugul in the mountains of Bali. This town is situated in the center of Bali, in between three lakes and has a famous temple, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, the locals visit. Because of the altitude it brings a welcome cooler temperature than in Sanur where we live.

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May 11

Review: Moleskine Travel Journal

Three weeks from now we will be heading to Europe. We will be there to write about and photograph the Viking River Cruise experience, from Budapest to Amsterdam. We had such an enjoyable time on our week-long Rhine cruise a few years ago I can’t even begin to tell you how excited we are! This …

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