World Cruise Prequel

Los Angeles to London isn’t quite a World Cruise, so in addition to the 29-day extension, Judi & I had discussed also booking the pre-World Cruise Trans-Atlantic. Therefore, the only part we would miss is the Trans-Canal from Ft Lauderdale to Los Angeles. A couple of relaxing weeks aboard Viking Neptune sailing across the Atlantic, fly home for Christmas, Hogmanay and our grandson’s birthday, before flying to Los Angeles and rejoining the ship. Simply perfect.

So often in life, timing is everything, well Viking published the Viking Neptune’s pre-World Cruises last week, when Judi and I were discussing some options for heading over to UK for my dad’s celebration of life. We haven’t finalised that event yet, but one of the options meshed perfectly with this cruise. Please click “Continue Reading” for the itinerary.

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Scandinavia and The British Isles

Viking Ocean Cruise Ship – courtesy of Viking

We booked the 2023 World Journeys cruise from Los Angeles to London, aboard Viking’s newest ship the Viking Neptune. In fact, this ship is so new they haven’t even laid the keel yet. In addition to the World Cruise, Judi and I have discussed staying on after the World Cruise for a European cruise and/or a prequel, with a Trans-Atlantic from the shipyard to Ft Lauderdale.

Last month, Viking finally published some additional Viking Neptune cruises, so we booked this 29-day Scandinavia & The British Isles cruise. Please click “continue reading” to discover this amazing itinerary.

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Hawaiian Island Sojourn

Viking Orion – courtesy of Travel Pulse

Sitting in our Whistler condo (Worldmark Sundance) on a very gloomy and soggy day, it is the perfect time to catch up with some long overdue blog posts. As I alluded to in my previous post today, we have certainly been checking out cruises and may even have kept our excellent Travel Agent rather busy, these past few months.

You may ask, what does Viking Orion have to do with the post title – Hawaiian Island Sojourn – click “Continue Reading” for the answer.

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2023 Viking World Journeys – 450 Days To Go

2023 World Journeys

OMG!!! we booked this cruise over 10 months ago, and we still have 450 days, until we board the magnificent Viking Neptune, in San Pedro, for our 3rd World Cruise. The number of days to go started at 760, so we have already passed 3 significant milestones – 700 days, 600 days and 500 days.

We booked the day the cruise was published, and immediately started contacting our many friends from previous cruises, with at least 6 other couples signing up. In adition to our Canadian & US friends, we also have friends from Sweden, who were our neighbours on the 2020 WC. We also have many of our blog readers, who followed along with our adventures on the Magical Mystery Tour (2020 WC), who have also signed up. Needless to say we are already developing a significant group on our very active Cruise Critic Roll Call.

I also produce a World Cruise Album, which is a Viking World Cruise tradition, and we already have 26 couples, who have contributed information and a photo. Please click on the link to view the album template.

Since booking this cruise, we have been busy reviewing additional cruise options, all which are with our new preferred cruise line – Viking Ocean. Rumours are circulating we may even have booked something, so check out the next posts.

Summer/Fall 2021 – British Columbia Staycations

Humpback Tail Off Victoria

Having been cooped-up in the house since returning from the 2020 World Cruise, on Viking Sun, Judi and I decided it was time to start returning to our somewhat pre-COVID nomadic lifestyle. No fancy cruises or trips across Canada in the RV this year, but we did book some time locally in our RV and a couple of our local timeshares.

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