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Contents REVIEWS ON BOARD CITY GUIDES 26 RHINE GETAWAYWe look at the riverʼs rich past 54 BRIGHT LIGHTS Seek out the aurora borealis 62 DANUBE DISCOVERY Fall in love with the “Blue Danube” 74 RUSSIA THE GREAT Uncover the real Russia on this inspiring cruise 84 TRAVEL ON THE HIGH SEASEscape to Asia on Viking Orion® 86 JOURNEY THROUGH CHINAOld meets new on this thrilling voyage 122 DISCOVERING THE DOUROWine and history merge in Portugal 6 ART ON BOARD Highlights from our extensive collection of Norwegian art 12 OUR AWARDSWe showcase our accolades 32 FAMILY TRADITION Our close ties with the dishware used in Mamsenʼs® 48 SCREEN TIME We take a closer look at the images projected on our Atrium screen 52 HISTORY ON BOARD Learn from our Viking Resident Historian 60 DALE OF NORWAY The background of this heritage knitwear brand 61 SISSEL KYRKJEBØ On being a Viking godmother 88 ASIAN RECIPES Serve up savory pork and beef dishes 94 ON LOCATION Top travel advice from Viking Executive Vice President Karine Hagen 108 NORDIC STYLE Gain design and travel inspirations 109 THE BALANCING ACT Discover Nordic wellness traditions 110 SCANDINAVIAN FOODEat Nordic style 113 THE SPIRIT OF THE OCEANTrace the global journey of our Viking Aquavit 130 PORTUGUESE RECIPESPrepare a feast with these delicious classics 36 BERGENThe “Gateway to the Fjords” up close 46 BARCELONAOne of Europeʼs best-loved cities 90 BANGKOKThings to do in Thailandʼs capital 92 HONG KONG What this metropolis has to offer 118 CAIROA treasure trove of ancient history 128 PORTOA feast for both the soul and senses 4 VIKING.COM EXPLORE MORE 2020

CONTENTS EXPLORE MORE 14 EXPLORING THE OUTER EDGEJourney even farther with Viking 18 ANIMAL ATTRACTIONMarvel at the wildlife thriving in polar habitats 20 HIGHCLERE CASTLE Explore this unique home with Lady Carnarvon 24 TOP 10 PLACES To watch the world go by 34 VIKING HOMELANDS® Uncover the Vikingsʼ native waterways 38 THE MEDITERRANEAN A glimpse into a region steeped in history and culture 40 MEDITERRANEAN MARVELSDelve into the best of the region 68 GRAND EUROPEAN TOURDiscover Europeʼs most enchanting towns and cities 70 TUNE IN We catch up with Classic FM host John Brunning 80 ST. PETERSBURG HIGHLIGHTSKarine, Executive Vice President, shares her advice on visiting the Russian city 96 THE VIKING WAY® See our videos showcasing cultural insights 98 PARISIAN AT HEART How the city influenced Picassoʼs art 104 SCANDINAVIAN HISTORY´The legacy of Viking lands 106 NATIONAL ROMANTICISMHow Norway forged its unique national identity 114 IN SEARCH OF ANCIENT EGYPTThe story behind the discovery of King Tut’s tomb 116 TUTANKHAMUN’S TREASURESCurator Tarek El Awady discusses the highly acclaimed exhibition 120 CULTURAL AFFILIATIONSOur varied cultural partner initiatives around the world 132 TOP 10 PLACES To enjoy our favorite Privileged Access® excursions 134 SHIPS ALONG THE RIVERTell your barges from your tankers with our explanatory guide 136 NAUTICAL SIGNS Understand what each sign means along the river 138 LOCKSThe science behind the canal system EXPLORE MORE 2020 VIKING.COM 5