At one time or another, just about every upscale travel company has claimed to be the one that defines luxury. ...On March 22, 2017 / By Chris Owen
Bringing along your mobile device when traveling is an increasingly intelligent idea. Without connecting to the internet at all, travel-related ...On February 22, 2017 / By Chris Owen
When it comes to packing, it does not seem to matter how we do it, wrinkles persist. Folding, Rolling, ...On February 4, 2017 / By Chris Owen
Chris Owen is a writer from Florida charged with sharing frank, inside information about cruise vacations by aligning with brands that promote travel to affect positive change in our world.
In June, Chris and Lisa sail with Viking River Cruises on a 15-day Grand European Tour from Budapest to Amsterdam. Taking a long game look at planning, we'll document the process to share with two couples sailing in 2018; same itinerary, same time of the year. Click the itinerary map above to follow along with our Viking Grand European Tour Planning Guide.
Chris answers Listener questions on Cruise Radio's new River Cruise Radio. After taking a fresh look at the Viking River Cruises' Viking Longships experience, Chris plans multiple river cruises first to Russia then on the classic Grand European Tour. We'll have all the details on River Cruise Radio first.
In September, Chris brings you the swirling onion domes and stout towers of Moscow and St Petersburg with multiple stops in-between on a Viking River Cruise titled Waterways of the Tsars.
Highlights include ten guided tours on this 13-day voyage from Moscow to St Petersburg that reveals the real Russia as never before.