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The Most Adventurous Carnival Cruise Destinations

Carnival Cruise is known for affordable and convenient itineraries. But they also offer many cruises to very adventurous destinations. They sail all around the world, and their iconic Caribbean cruises are only a small portion of their full cruise calendar. Whether you're interested in spotting rare wildlife, sailing beneath ice-capped mountains, or visiting obscure and harsh environments, there's a Carnival itinerary for you. Read more [...]

What You Should Bring on a Whale Watching Cruise

Cruises are a great way of seeing whales. Many popular itineraries go straight through whale territory, so you'll have a good chance of spotting the large marine mammals. But simply booking a cabin on the cruise isn't enough to swing the odds in your favor. If you really want to maximize your whale spotting abilities, you're going to want to have the right gear. Luckily, whale watching isn't rocket science. (Just as luckily, it's also not really marine biology either.) As long as you have the bare necessities, you should be ready to tick "seeing a whale" off your bucket list. Read more [...]

Cruise Through a Fjord in These Unbelievable Destinations

Fjords are rare and gorgeous sights to behold. Carved by ancient glaciers, they're perfect bodies of water for cruises. If you've never sailed through (or even seen) a fjord before, doing so should be high on your bucket list. Fjords suggest the quiet and indescribable power of the elements, and their beauty is impressive to even the most seasoned travelers. But if you aren't familiar with them, you might be wondering where the best cruise locations for fjords are. Read more [...]

What Are Adventure Cruises?

Adventure cruises are quickly growing in popularity. But most casual cruise travelers still don't know what exactly they are. The name certainly conjures up some exciting images: crashing waves, towering glaciers, maybe someone really rugged climbing up a jagged mountain by the seashore. But adventure cruises can be a lot of different things, and you don't need to be the next Ernest Shackleton to enjoy them. You just need to be willing to get a bit off the beaten path. Read more [...]

A Look at Major Marine Cruises’ Alaskan Spring Wildlife Cruise

Alaska is a world class cruise destination. The state is lined with towering mountains, glowing glaciers, and vibrant forests, all of which can be seen from a ship's deck. But you don't need to cruise to Alaska to get this experience. There are also many companies that allow visitors to the state to charter smaller boats for cruises that only last a day - or even half of a day. Read more [...]

Considering an Arctic or Antarctic Cruise? Here Are the Differences Between the Two Destinations

The Arctic and Antarctica are two destinations that should be on every traveler's bucket list. Well, if you don't mind chilly weather, that is. Cruise ships offer the unique chance to visit the poles of our planet, and it's both stand as alluring destinations for the most adventurous cruise lovers. But before you go booking your dream polar expedition, you should understand that Antarctica and the Arctic are very different despite their obvious similarities. They are not interchangeable locations. So what are the major differences between these two icy regions? Read more [...]