On November 11, we’ll embark Silver Cloud for an 11-day voyage to the Falkland Islands & Antarctica. The weather forecast? Well, as the Christmas carol goes, “Oh the weather outside is frightful.”
From á la carte adventures to all-inclusive luxury, what’s included on Antarctica cruises runs the gamut. What’s included on your cruise?
Our Antarctica 2019 pricing chart attempts to derive per diems indicating what you can expect to pay on your expedition cruise.
This story looks at solo cruise travel from the perspective of an unlikely cruiser, a long-distance hiker who had her doubts about traveling by ship – until she tried it.
Seabourn is returning to Antarctica with a series of five 21- and 24- day itineraries sailing to Antarctica & Patagonia aboard Seabourn Quest.
Who didn’t see this coming? Seabourn enters the fray with two new expedition vessels, with the first scheduled to enter service in June 2021.
Just before Christmas luxury French expedition cruise company Ponant surprised us by announcing the order for probably the most stunning expedition ship ever, a genuine icebreaker. Most expedition ships have special hulls to withstand a moderate thickness of ice. An icebreaker is different. Icebreakers are the most powerful ships in the world, with massive engines… [Read More]
It was one of my best trips ever, Antarctica on Seabourn Quest. We set sail on a stormy December night from Buenos, Argentina. From there, we cruised to the Falkland Islands, which we explored for a day, and then endured the rite of passage known as the Drake Passage en-route to the Antarctic Peninsula. The Drake is a body of… [Read More]