Earlier this week, Kongo finished a 10-day cruise aboard Atlas Ocean Voyages‘ World Traveller. This is a detailed review of the cruise, the ship, and the total Atlas experience. If you’ve considered Atlas, or if you’re thinking of going overboard … Continue reading Atlas Ocean Voyages: Cruise Review
Driving through the desert waste west of the Sahara in Southern Morocco gives one a unique appreciation for water. Where there is water there is life. Where there is no water there is nothing but rock and sand. The photo … Continue reading Morocco Travel: L’Ma Lodge
Kongo is back from a fabulous Photo Workshop with National Geographic in Oaxaca, Mexico to capture the Day of the Dead celebrations. This is a review of that workshop and National Geographic workshops in general. Previously the monkey has … Continue reading NatGeo Photo Workshop Review: Oaxaca — Day of the Dead
If you’re of a certain age and watch TV you have seen plenty of commercials about river cruising. Long boats ply navigable rivers all over Europe. Some companies are planning cruise itineraries on U.S. rivers too. Like all travel options there are pros and cons. This post examines Kongo’s take on river cruising in Europe.
Kongo recently completed a 13-day ocean cruise aboard the Viking Star, the newest addition to the Viking fleet. The Viking Star represents the company’s first foray into the world of ocean cruising and the monkey was able to take one of the inaugural cruises known as the Mediterranean Odyssey. This is a review of the cruise. If you’re a fan of the traditional Viking river cruises and are considering a new experience on their ocean cruise segment, please read on.