Viking River Cruises Expands Its Offerings

One of our partners, Viking River Cruises, is offering some great deals on travel packages as they introduce ocean cruising and expand their river cruise products. Book a Viking cruise or a river cruise through AffordableTours.com today and you can save big.

The Ocean Cruise Line

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Earlier this year, Viking announced plans for a new line of vacations, Viking Ocean Cruises. Expanding on Viking’s classic line of river cruises, Viking Ocean Cruises will allow travelers to take tours of Europe’s biggest and most famous seas, offering the same level of service and exclusive events and sights that have become a staple of the Viking name. The first planned expeditions are set to launch in May 2015, with voyages from Scandinavia through the Baltic Sea, as well as cruises that cover both the Eastern and Western Mediterranean.

Viking is already offering deals for the 2015 maiden voyages of the Viking Ocean Cruises line:Continue reading

My Road to Rome: The Art of Touring in Style

At the Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy
Growing up, I always saw myself exploring Europe with a big backpack, ripped up sneakers, and multiple large paper maps. I had dreamed of the backpacking life that most 20-something-year-olds fantasize about. I had it all planned out, my limited budget would allow me to fly into one airport, walk, hitch hike, or find a cheap standing only train ticket to move onto my next city. For accommodations, I would find any hostel that seemed relatively safe and clutch my belongings tightly in my sleep so no one can steal anything if I happened to be able to fall asleep among the noise of however many other people were in that same room bunking with me. Plan b would have been to find the warmest, cleanest corner or steps to get a few hours of sleep in before I explored the city with all my belongings on my back.Continue reading

Review: Andean Highlands and Galápagos Islands with Adventures by Disney

Seals at the Galapagos with Adventures by Disney

By Lucy Fernandez, Owner

Visiting the natural wonderland of the Galápagos Islands with your family is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Add in a unique hotel stay in Ecuador’s mountain region, remarkable sites in Quito and a dash of that famous Disney magic, and you have an out-of-this-world vacation to share with your kids. Indeed, Adventures by Disney provides a hassle-free trip that will knock the socks off children and amaze even the most seasoned adult travelers.Continue reading