Continuing along the romantic Danube with Viking River Cruises

April 4th, 2016

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The original version of this article called “What’s a European river cruise really like? (part 2)” was first published on Cruiseline. Continuing along the romantic Danube river, Lisa gives us insights from her visits to the European Christmas markets with Viking River Cruises. See part 1 of Lisa’s story here.   What’s a European river cruise really like? (Part 2) By … Continued

The original version of this article called “What’s a European river cruise really like?” was first published on Cruiseline. As a savvy explorer with years of first-hand ocean experience, Lisa Niver has some great insights to share when it comes to cruises. Her sailing on the Danube River for the Christmas markets with Viking Cruises left a particularly … Continued

Located between Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria, Bratislava, Slovakia’s capital, is a charming city, the largest in the country and a gem waiting to be discovered. When I first looked up ideas for our second wedding anniversary, Bratislava and Prague (Czech Rep.) competed for “first place”. I was at that point when I had found … Continued

The Danube River flows through four national capital cities and ten countries. Choosing one of the river Danube cruises to enjoy the beauty of this body of water is a very good idea, especially if you are looking for a romantic vacation. However, making sure you stop in the capital cities along the way to … Continued

Devin Castle was built on one of the finest pieces of real estate in Europe – atop a cliff 212 metres above the Danube, at the confluence of the Danube and the Moravia rivers. My friend and I took a boat from Bratislava to the ruins of Devin Castle in May, on one of the … Continued

I was born in the early eighties, under the iron curtain of a Soviet Union, in the country formerly known as Czechoslovakia. There weren’t any prospects of traveling abroad, if not taking in consideration the idea of going to our neighboring Hungary, or the former Yugoslavia. I was still really young, when the Soviet Union … Continued

The first things that pop into my mind when I think of my home country, Slovakia, are strangely enough, mountains. But when I think about it a little longer, it makes absolutely perfect sense to me. My dad is an avid hiker and a climber, in his fifty years he hiked more than several thousand … Continued