Our next stop on our cruise around Iceland was in Akureyi, a town of fewer than twenty thousand that nevertheless is nicknamed the “Capital of Northern Iceland.” Located on an ice-free harbor, the town almost seemed overshadowed by the scale of the Viking Sky: During our time docked at Akureyi our tour included stops at … Continue reading Akureyi

Rothenburg Christmas

Rothenburg ob der Tauber (on the Tauber river) is a Bavarian village where it feels like time has stood still. Undamaged in WW2, this village is surrounded by an ancient wall punctuated with towers. The village embraces the German Christmas experience in a huge way. The head office of the famous Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas decoration … Continue reading Rothenburg Christmas