Listen to the magical voice of Norwegian national treasure Sissel Kyrkjebø as she gets to the heart of love while performing the classic songs “Who Knows Where the Time Goes,” “A Time to Love, a Time to Cry” and “If I Can Help Somebody.”
Get an insider’s look at an incredible life of service as Lieutenant General (Ret.) Sir Andrew Richard Gregory shares with Lady Carnarvon insights from his family history and his distinguished career.
Currently holding the prestigious role of Master Gunner St. James’s Park, Lieutenant General Gregory is also chief executive and controller of SSAFA. During his conversation with the Countess of Carnarvon at Highclere Castle, Lieutenant General Gregory explores the lessons we can learn from the previous wartime generation about overcoming the challenges of a pandemic.
Learn about conservation at the Munch Museum with Paintings Conservator Mie Mustad as she discusses the techniques used in preserving Edvard Munch’s works while exploring the artist’s rarely exhibited painting, Naked Men in Landscape—a perfect illustration of vitalism in Munch’s oeuvre. After the discussion, join Mie for a question and answer session where she continues to share the fascinating process behind her craft.
Explore the fascinating world of the Vikings with our special guest—and Viking Resident Historian—Dr. Fenella Bazin, a respected music lecturer and historian specializing in ancestral Viking lands. In this episode, watch as Dr. Bazin recounts the remarkable story behind the rise of the Vikings and discusses their far-reaching expeditions and settlements. Learn more as Dr. Bazin answers viewers’ questions at the conclusion of her presentation and shares further insights from her areas of expertise.
Built between 1609 and 1616, the Sultan Ahmed is the culmination of two centuries of both Ottoman and Byzantine architecture. One of the world's most famous places of worships, the Blue Mosque boasts six minarets, 200 stained glass windows and 20,000 ceramic tiles. It is a place for quiet reflection, prayer and study. Karine Hagen of Viking Cruises is your host.
Steven Pinker charts the decline of violence from Biblical times to the present, and argues that, though it may seem illogical and even obscene, given Iraq and Darfur, we are living in the most peaceful time in our species' existence.
Mona Therese is trained in the lineage of Krishnamacharya, and her main focus is on breathing, hatha and vinyasa yoga, and meditation. Her fascination with the human being—not only physically, but also mentally and spiritually—shines through in her teaching and her own sense of self.
Gain a deeper understanding of the Arctic with Professor Julian Dowdeswell, Director of the Scott Polar Research Institute and a valued partner of Viking Expeditions. Learn the story behind the initial migration of indigenous peoples into the Arctic after the last Ice Age and examine more recent explorations by Western navigators, including the search for the Northwest Passage. Discover how changes in climate are impacting the region and then watch as Professor Dowdeswell shares his scholarly insights during an illuminating question and answer session.