Viking to introduce Mississippi river cruises

Viking to introduce Mississippi river cruises

Viking Cruises is to introduce Mississippi cruises from August 2022, with the longest itineraries connecting New Orleans with St Paul. Sailing on a custom-built vessel, the Viking Mississippi, the voyages will cross through seven US states. Ports of call will include Louisiana (Baton Rouge, Darrow, New Orleans and St Francisville); Mississippi (Natchez and Vicksburg); Tennessee […]
Has Denmark perfected the art of lockdown?

Has Denmark perfected the art of lockdown?

It can be difficult to source glimmers of positivity from the news in these dark times – but if you glance across the map of Europe this afternoon, you might spot a couple of shiny needles in the corona-haystack where Denmark pushes its shoulder into the North...
The first country I’ll visit after coronavirus? There’s no contest

The first country I’ll visit after coronavirus? There’s no contest

Overseas holidays have been forbidden for just over a week, but already it feels like far longer. Perhaps that’s because I haven’t left the UK since August, have been in self-isolation since March 9 – when I came down with a cold or Covid-19, I’ll probably never...
In lockdown on board Silver Shadow off the coast of Brazil

In lockdown on board Silver Shadow off the coast of Brazil

“It was all rather surreal, night had fallen but the curtains on the coaches were drawn. As we set off for the 20-minute journey through the city, police outriders and escorts ensured traffic lights were at green as we sped towards the airport. We entered via a remote...