Tauck started as a tour company over 90 years ago. The product has grown not only into a river cruise line, but an ocean cruise line as well. Although Tauck has been operating ocean cruises for over 25 years, you still may not have heard of its ocean cruise product. But that’s okay – neither had I.
Silver Cloud will return to Greenland in 2019, including voyages from August 26 to September 11 – the optimal time period for spotting the northern lights.
For those who love adventure – think ice, icebergs, ice sheets, glaciers, and some of the most incredible scenery north and south of the Arctic Circle – consider a Poseidon Expeditionary Cruise to West Greenland. Expect to see the Midnight Sun north of the Arctic Circle, Inuit villages and culture, whales and fluking tails, as… [Read More]
Once a year in late August or early September, a few cruise ships cross the Atlantic from northern Europe to Canada, repositioning from the Baltic Sea and/or Norwegian fjords to eastern Canada and New England for the fall color season. Many of their itineraries include a brief visit to the southern tip of Greenland. This… [Read More]
Construction of Le Lapérouse continues with the laying of the first block, while the first sheet of steel has been cut for Le Champlain, marking the launch of the construction of the second in the series of four PONANT EXPLORERS sisterships, due to be delivered in Summer 2018 and Summer 2019. These 4 yachts will… [Read More]
Among the many possible cruise destinations in Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltics stand out as some of the most popular. Both regions offer an alluring mix of culture, history and natural beauty, and both are arguably best explored by ship. To explore the lands of England, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Germany, Poland… [Read More]
Many cruise ships that are plying the route between Florida and California via the Panama Canal spend one day in Costa Rica, usually in the port town of Puntarenas. The port itself is a sleepy town that essentially offers little for the visitor. If your itinerary includes a stop in Puntarenas, plan to spend the… [Read More]
It’s one of the most hotly-anticipated ship launches of 2018 – yet it is also one the upcoming ships that the travelling public knows the least about. In the fall of 2018, Celebrity Cruises will take delivery of its first newbuild ship in six years: Celebrity Edge. An entirely new class of ship, Celebrity Edge… [Read More]