Ecoventura is an Ecuadorian company that offers guided expeditionary tours of the Galapagos Islands since 1990. Known for their ecological credentials and emphasis on environmental sustainability, Ecoventura has partnered with WWF to establish the Galapagos Marine Biodiversity Fund and has also sponsored many island initiatives to train and employ locals. They are proud of being… [Read More]
What’s the cost of cruising Antarctica for 14 days & longer? Our per-diems chart gives you rates based on what you actually pay for each day of your cruise.
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.”
Celebrity Cruises is no stranger to the Galapagos Islands. For over a decade, it has sent the petite Celebrity Xpedition on weeklong sailings through this naturally-diverse part of the world. Recently, Celebrity acquired two additional vessels – Celebrity Xperience and Celebrity Xploration – to increase its Galapagos offerings. Now, Celebrity has announced its boldest move… [Read More]
Last week, I sailed from Buenos Aires aboard Silversea’s fully-refitted Silver Cloud Expedition on what was to be her first voyage to Antarctica as part of Silversea’s luxury Silversea Expeditions brand of adventure cruises. Her recent two-month conversion into a proper, ice-strengthened luxury expedition ship marks a major milestone for the Silver Cloud, which debuted… [Read More]
Guest post by editor of Adventure Cruise Guide, Roderick Eime Location: Îles du Salut, French Guiana (Devil’s Island) Vessel: Ponant Le Soleal Anyone of a certain age will recall the 1973 movie “Papillon” where characters played by Steve McQueen and a young Dustin Hoffman are transported by ship to a distant tropical island that was… [Read More]
Silversea Expeditions has recently launched the first of two new seven-night Galapagos itineraries. The 100-guest, all-suite Silver Galapagos will operate the alternate itineraries which are approved by the Galapagos National Park Service, both departing on Saturdays. Departing from Baltra for the first time this week, the new North Central itinerary showcases the best of the Galapagos… [Read More]
THE CHILENO LAKE DISTRICT is one of the world’s most spectacular and magnificent locales with regard to its scenic qualities. It is the pride and joy of Chile, regarded by Chilenos as the number one tourist destination within the country. This is a land of glacial lakes that are deep blue and crystal clear, backed… [Read More]