St. Petersburg: Day 1 — Victory Day & Crossing Off A Bucket List Destination

May 9, 2016: St. Petersburg, Russia There’s nothing like waking up to a beautiful blue sky and light winds as your ship comes alongside the dock for one of your bucket list locations.  After many years of planning, budgeting, and one previously cancelled itinerary, we looked out our balcony windows, overlooking the city of St. […]

Berlin: SPB Tours Brings Us The Wall, Brandenburg Gate, & So Much More

May 6, 2016:  Berlin (Warnemunde), Germany The first official port of our 12 day Baltic cruise onboard the Holland America Zuiderdam brought us to visit the northern German port of Warnemunde, a pleasant, if tiny port on the water’s edge in the Baltic Sea.  When a port city is officially identified as “Warnemunde (Berlin)”, it […]

Copenhagen: Walking, Bouncing, and Floating Through The Danish Capital

May 5, 2016:  Copenhagen, Denmark (Note:  While The Next Journey is completely committed to posting only our own, original photography as we document our travels, through a series of unfortunate errors, all of the photos taken in Copenhagen, over 250 of them, were lost and irretrievable.  As a result, the banner picture above is still […]