Talking About Viking Homeland Cruise on Amateur Traveler.

Viking Sea

It’s only been a couple of weeks since we’ve returned from my 15-day, 8 country, Viking Homelands cruise on the Viking Sea. This is one of the top highlights of my year of travel (if not the very top).  and it was my pleasure to talk about the ship, the itinerary, and why I’m impressed with the cruise product delivered by Viking (both River and Ocean cruising).

In this episode of the Amateur Traveler, Chris Christensen (blogger, podcaster, friend) and I talk about the ship, the itinerary, and why we’re impressed with the cruise product delivered by Viking (both River and Ocean cruising). You might also be interested in my review of the Viking Sea.

Press the green arrow below to listen to the episode.


Amateur Traveler Episode 525 – Baltic Cruise with Viking Ocean



Mary Jo Manzanares is a traveler, travel blogger, and podcaster. In addition to her blog, Traveling with MJ, she hosts the Where Else to Go podcast, and is the founder and the editor-in-chief of The Traveler’s Way, an online travel magazine. Her travel ethos is value luxury - luxury for real people - and her goal is to help travelers know when to splurge and when to save. Mary Jo has been a speaker at various industry events around the world. When she’s not traveling, Mary Jo likes lingering over a cup of coffee, wandering in a museum, sipping wine at a cafe, and sharing it all with friends and readers. Her most recent travels were to Stockholm, a Baltic cruise, and Universal Orlando Resort.

2 Responses to “Talking About Viking Homeland Cruise on Amateur Traveler.”

  1. August 21, 2016 at 3:55 pm #

    Sounds like an amazing trip! I was in Finland a few years ago and spent time in Helsinki, I really wanted to visit Saint Petersburg, but didn’t think to apply for a visa in time. I had an offer to go to Estonia this summer, but had conflicts and had to turn the trip down. Sounds like the cruise was a great way to get a taste of destinations that you might want to visit again later. So cool that you had a friend in Estonia to show you around.

    • August 26, 2016 at 12:57 pm #

      It was amazing. And now I have a list of places to go back to!

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