The 210-passenger Viking Truvor offers river trips between St. Petersburg and Moscow, with calls at culture-filled villages and unique towns along the way, such as Yaroslavl, Uglich and Goritzy. There, highlights include grand monuments and opulent palaces, fortified monasteries and beautiful cathedrals.
The ship was refurbished in 2009 and features 106 outside cabins (2 suites, 102 deluxe, 2 singles), a
sun deck, bar, restaurant, boutique and library. The cabins feature amenities like 26-inch flat-panel TVs, in-room refrigerators and free Internet.
Editor's Note: Viking Truvor is heading into dry-dock in 2013 after which the ship will boast two suites, two junior suites, 67 veranda cabins and 31 deluxe. All upper and middle deck cabins will feature private balconies.
I most strongly recommend the Viking experience. The booking process is excellent, staff being friendly and most helpful,everything is taken care of from the minute you leave home to the time you get back.
Both the Viking Pride and the Truvor ...continue
My husband and I are usually solo travelers, with a full agenda of art, antiquities and scenic wonders to see, and food to sample, taking photographs as opportunities present. Some places are not so easy for the solo traveler. For two of those, ...continue