Delve into the past for a look into the art of Viking longship building. Meet a master boatbuilder and learn about the role these vessels played in advancing Viking society centuries ago.
Embrace intriguing cultures, awaken your senses and discover new horizons with Viking Cruises.
During a simultaneous christening ceremony in Amsterdam and Rostock, Germany, Viking welcomed 12 new river ships into its European fleet, including 10 award-winning Viking Longships® and two custom vessels for the Elbe River.
Watch Chef Rui Paula show Karine his nouvelle cuisine twist on Bacalhau, the Portuguese national dish that’s based on cod, Norway’s national fish.
Go behind the scenes with Karine Hagen to see how quick and easy it is to make this local variation of everyone's favorite dessert.
Celebrate joie de vivre in Bordeaux, land of the world’s finest wines, oysters, truffles and cognac, as you cruise the Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde Rivers.
On the banks of the Gironde River stands a mighty fortress designed in the 17th century to protect Bordeaux and its famous wines from the British.
Ever wonder how rare and delicious truffles are found? Join Karine Hagen of Viking River Cruises in Bordeaux, France as she learns how dogs are trained to unearth one of the world’s great delicacies.
Join Karine Hagen of Viking River Cruises as she learns how to make a Bordeaux classic with Chef Georges Gotrand.
Born along the waterfront, the dramatic songs of Fado speak of life, struggle and passion.
Dona Manuela’s family has been making their famous bread for centuries. Join Karine Hagen as Manuela teaches her how to make her delicious bread.
In 1756, Portugal’s Douro Valley was established as the world’s first protected wine-producing region, and is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Learn about Port Wines with Karine Hagen and local experts in Portugal.
Meet Vladlen Kuzin, former director of the Leningrad Documentary Studio, as he discusses his part in documenting Soviet history.
Explore this grand English palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill.
Your host Karine Hagen brings this historic site to life. See why a visit to this now-peaceful part of Europe is a “must.”
In 1466 just off Prague’s Old Town Square, a tiny micro brewery first opened its door. On the same spot today, Ladislav Vesely continues the centuries-old tradition of making the finest Czech beer.
Intriguing Chinese dynasties: Han, Soong, Ming... All have left their distinctive marks in the history of porcelain.
For a slice of real Chinese life, peek inside traditional courtyard houses called hutongs.
Step behind this famous brand to meet the man who leads the house of Camus. Discover the story behind its logo and learn more about the family philosophy that has guided the company for five generations.
Step into the fascinating world of Bordeaux winemaking. Meet a renowned Master of Wine and learn about regional favorites from local experts.
Introduce yourself to some of the hidden gems of Bordeaux. You’ll learn the subtle differences and why the French treasure these wines each summer.
Join Karine Hagen as she delves into the essence of the region’s most popular wines with a local expert.
Enjoy a glimpse into this intriguing sweet wine. Karine Hagen takes a closer look with one of Sauternes’ local experts.
Bordeaux, France is home to the world’s most prized wines. Learn about its many different regions and appellations with Karine Hagen of Viking.
Join world-renowned master of wine Susie Barrie to learn about the fundamentals of wine – from selecting the right bottle to decanting and storing.