For some, the best part of a cruise is lounging on deck, relaxing to the sound of the ocean, but for others it’s the excitement of new experiences waiting on shore at destinations around the world.
For those seeking adventure, small-ship cruise lines like UnCruise, Hurtigruten, Lindblad Expeditions and Windstar Cruises offer exciting, immersive experiences in some of the world’s most beautiful, unspoiled places.
Windstar’s Costa Rica-focused itineraries offer hiking in Carara National Park, surfing at Manuel Antonio National Park and forest ziplining in Quepos. The 10-day Colón to Puerto Caldera itinerary includes the famous Playa Flamingo Beach and black-sand beaches of Bahia Herradura, biodiverse rainforests and cloudforests and the Panama Canal. The 14-day Star Collector, Bridgetown to Puerto Caldera cruise visits lesser-known locales in Costa Rica, the Caribbean, Colombia and Panama.
Explore Mexico’s Pacific coast with Lindblad Expeditions, and partake in parasailing, swimming with dolphins, helmet diving, sea kayaking and canopy adventures, as the cruise line’s small ships work their way into remote Sea of Cortez sites. Other exciting Lindblad itineraries include the Galapagos, Arctic and Antarctica.
Head to colder climates with UnCruise, and explore the rough and wild Alaskan landscapes. The cruise line’s land packages offer the opportunity to sail alongside glaciers, dog sled across frozen tundra and mountain bike, hike and river raft in Denali National Park.
Also specializing in cold-weather adventure experiences, Hurtigruten takes passengers on unforgettable journeys through Norway, Antarctica, Greenland and other destinations only accessible by small ships. Visit small fishing villages and learn to ice fish; take in the winter landscapes south of the Arctic Circle on a Husky safari; hike Norway’s breathtaking fjords; and witness the Northern Lights up close.
Embrace the hygge lifestyle with The Heima Box. The monthly subscription box company’s name translates to “at home” in Icelandic. Inspired by a Nordic lifestyle, the brand offers home décor and lifestyle items imported from Scandinavia and Iceland in its boxes.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Travel pros need an app like PackPoint. It’s an intelligent app packer that is way more than just a place to jot down supplies needed. This app is a huge step up for those that rely on their memory or pen and paper to help them remember everything to pack. It happens all the time when someone believes they packed enough, but it turns out they’re missing a few items and it’s almost always something that is impossible to go without. This app will help travelers cut down on their forgetfulness and aid in making a trip stress free.
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You’ve seen the signs at the airport and watched with envy as other travelers sped through security and/or passport control, but what exactly are these programs so many travelers use to breeze in and out of airports, and how do they differ?