Antarctica

Remote. Untrammeled. Spectacular. An Antarctica expedition cruise is one of the most exhilarating adventures on Earth. There are many reasons for a trip to Antarctica. See scores of penguins and whales, an entire museum of colossal and magical ice forms defying description, and discover the dashing history of the Heroic Age of Exploration. The number…

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Unforgettable Alaska

Hear the thunderous crack of calving glaciers. Sail alongside pods of orca; see breaching humpbacks and foraging brown bears. Hike verdant old-growth rain forests and kayak peaceful coastlines. Alaska is renowned for its iconic wildlife—whales, bears, and eagles. You’re certain to see them, but you’ll also discover much more. Strange and beautiful undersea creatures. Pods…

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Time to Galapa-Go!

The wildlife of Galápagos is legendary for its lack of an instinctive fear of humans. Sea lions loll on the beach next to you. Birds land on your camera lenses and stand in the middle of the trail ignoring you as you carefully walk around them. As you contemplate or photograph giant tortoises to your…

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Explore The Arctic

The Arctic is imbued with a romance—from the history of polar exploration, dauntless early Vikings, to the 18th- to 21st-century Northwest Passage and North Pole explorers, and a reputation for extraordinary beauty and majesty, with its central symbol, the polar bear. Each Arctic adventure tour offers unique wildlife spotting opportunities. Seeing a polar bear, the…

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Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic

As pioneers in exploration, Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic share a passion for adventure, discovery, and conservation. Since 2004, their alliance has allowed them to pool their extensive resources and provide extraordinary expedition cruises to some of the world’s most remote and fascinating places, from Antarctica to Alaska’s Inside Passage. The hallmark of their expeditions…

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Weekend Cruising

I had never thought of myself as a cruiser but this weekend away changed my mind. A group of friends and I thought it could be a fun weekend away and something a little different so chose a Melbourne to Sydney cruise on board the Golden Princess. We set sail at 6pm on a Friday,…

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Glavica Hill Hike in Stari Grad, Hvar Island

After being on a sail boat for 4 days I was eager to stretch out my land legs again and brave the sweltering summer heat that Croatia is known for. A few of my friends and I set off mid-afternoon on a beautiful summer day with the intent of hiking up Glavica Hill for a…

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Our Dining Experience Onboard Regent Seven Seas Mariner

Exquisite dining experiences are the highlight of your voyage. Regent Cruise fares include all specialty restaurants onboard, so you can dine wherever your mood takes you. Their superb menus feature Italian, French, Pan-Asian and steakhouse fare, each accompanied by incredible wine lists. During our Regent Seven Seas Mariner ship visit we dined at Compass Rose…

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Cruising Iceland’s Untamed Beauty

Iceland is a country that begs to be explored, and you’ll navigate to hard-to-reach areas, unlocking the secrets of the west coast on this 8-day small ship adventure cruise. Experience rugged landscapes, ancient stories of Vikings and the Norse, and exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities. Enjoy the comfort and amazing service aboard the M/S Panorama, as…

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Cycle and Cruise Provence

Cycle through a revolving landscape from the wilderness of the Camargue where wild horses roam, to scenes of picturesque Proven al villages and vineyards that inspired Van Gogh and the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean. The Camargue is rich in wildlife including flamingos and endemic plants, while its flat plains provide easy cycling, before giving…

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