Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced the inaugural voyages for National Geographic Venture, coming in October.
Guest post by editor of Adventure Cruise Guide, Roderick Eime “You’ll never look at another reef the same way again,” says Lindblad Expeditions – National Geographic divemaster, Justin Hofman, heaving his dripping gear into the Zodiac. Known until the year 2000 as Caroline Island, Millennium Atoll was so named by the Kiribati government – thanks… [Read More]
By guest contributor, Roderick Eime, editor of Adventure Cruise Guide I’ll bet if you ask most cruisers “where in the world is the Sea of Cortés?” you’d get more blank looks than correct answers. Also known as the Gulf of California, it is bordered to the west by the peninsula that is the Mexican state… [Read More]
I recently asked one of the world’s leading authorities on cruise ships if he would recommend a few aspirational ships for avid cruisers who have “been there, done that.” Douglas Ward is the author of Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships. With more than 45 years of experience and spending some 200 days a year aboard cruise… [Read More]
Guest column by Roderick Eime, editor of Adventure Cruise Guide, who encounters whales, sea lions, otters and giant slugs in the quiet backwaters of Alaska’s Inside Passage. Vessel: National Geographic Sea Bird. 62 pax. 12 knots (max) 46.3m Built: 1981 It was Lars Eric Lindblad who could claim to have opened up commercial expedition cruising… [Read More]
We all know how kid-friendly the mega ships are, but there are some smaller ships that deserve some credit too. For families that like taking the road less traveled, here are some atypical offerings from a handful of small-ship adventure and upscale lines. Read more of Heidi Sarna’s report at our sister site, Family Cruise… [Read More]