Scuttling Russian stereotypes on Viking’s Waterways of the Tsars cruise

We’d already tossed back several varieties of Russian vodka, each accompanied by pastrami, pickles and expert commentary from Yulia, our Viking Truvor maitre’d. But the best, a smooth blend of chili pepper and honey, had been saved for last. “This is our only foreign vodka. From Ukraine,” said Yulia, her chilled glass raised high in […]