The best vacation ever - Amsterdam to Budapest in June 2011: Viking Danube Cruise Review by Finn on board
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The best vacation ever - Amsterdam to Budapest in June 2011
Destination: Europe - British Isles & Western
One of the things that made the cruise so great was our fantastic and very professional staff. They were working very, very hard but yet managed to give me the impression that they were having fun, too. They truly made my cruise a very special, More unforgettable experience. The program team (Kurt, Jana and Claudia) was especially memorable and entertaining, being the most visible part of the crew. They were consistently helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Another highlight was being serenaded (we celebrated our wedding anniversary during the cruise) by the great trio of George, Pavel and Kurt. Wonderful!
The ship was small, only 150 passengers, which meant that I got to know a lot of my fellow travelers, which was great for a first cruise.
There were some unexpected glitches during the cruise. The wi-fi worked only sporadically (it was fixed eventually), but to me it meant that I had more time to admire the scenery and chat with the other passengers, and my husband had a real holiday because he was not able to check his work. Blessing in disguise.
The only criteria for having a great holiday should be 'did I have a good time?' My answer to that is an enthusiastic 'YES, ABSOLUTELY!' It was a wrench to leave the ship at the end of the cruise, and I would have been perfectly happy to just stay on board and keep cruising. Less
Cabin review: A307
The cabin was a bit small and could have used additional outlets, but this is the last season for the Viking Danube, and it was built back when people didn't travel with lots of electronics.
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