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TIME: Greatest Places of 2018

“To assemble our first annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, TIME solicited nominations across a variety of categories from our editors and correspondents around the world as well as dozens of industry experts. Then we evaluated each one based on key factors, including quality, originality, innovation, sustainability and influence.” Viking Orion makes the list.


Savoring the last days of summer with gelato on the Aquavit Terrace. Tag along with Viking travelers as they share what they are experiencing around the world today.

In Fair Verona, Where We Lay Our Scene

Casa de Julieta’s much-visited balcony in Verona, Italy, is said to have inspired Shakespeare, though there is no proof that it actually has any historical connection to his star-crossed characters. But in a city that is just about as romantic as it gets, does it really matter?

Shrimp and Crab Wonton Recipe

Many regions of China have different varieties of wontons. The meaning of the word also varies: in Mandarin, it means “slowly boiled dumpling,” but in Cantonese it means “swallowing clouds.”


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