Karine Hagen is your host in these award-winning short films sharing some of her favourite insights into world cultures. Be they aspects of local lives, working worlds, or sharing privileged access to places few have the opportunity to visit. She is a senior executive at Viking Cruises and is responsible for designing onboard and onshore experiences for Viking guests around the world. A native of Norway, Karine has lived in the UK, US, Russia and Asia, and speaks seven languages. She is a great believer in the power of travel to change the world.
Viking is the world leader in river and small ship ocean cruising, offering destination-focused itineraries designed for experienced travelers who have an interest in geography, culture and history. Viking River Cruises has for many years been ranked the world’s leading river cruise line, and since its first year of operation, Viking Ocean Cruises has been rated the #1 ocean cruise line in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best” Awards. Viking currently operates a fleet of more than 60 vessels, offering scenic cruising on rivers and oceans around the world.