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Adventure cruising

Galapagos tortoise

Wilder than ever: returning to the Galapagos Islands


Having recently returned from Galapagos Encounter – the maiden voyage of the Grand Queen Beatriz, in fact – David Manning reflects on his encounters with the famously unique wildlife of the archipelago.

21/09/2018 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment

6 things I learned while cruising the Greek Islands


As I set off for Greece for a week-long adventure cruise through the Greek islands, I pictured strolling through quaint alleyways, eating spanakopitas and jumping off the back of the boat. I didn’t realize I would be learning life lessons, but travel has a funny way of teaching you things when you least expect it.

20/09/2018 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Tour group in Galapagos

The perks of having an onboard naturalist in the Galapagos Islands


The Galapagos Islands are like no place else, but local expertise can turn a great voyage into an unforgettable one.

13/09/2018 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment
The whitewashed casbah of Tangier, Morocco

What you can expect from a local tour of Tangier, Morocco


Often referred to as Europe’s ‘Gateway to Africa’, Tangier fuses together many different cultures and religions. Although a heavy Spanish influence remains the most prominent after many fled here to escape General Franco during the civil war. As a result, Jews, Muslims and Christians, Europeans, Arabs and Berbers all live together in harmony. Unlike other […]

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Traveller enjoying views over Granada

The maiden voyage: Stories from a first-time cruiser


Stepping onto the gangplank my stomach churns with a sense of excited anticipation, but the crew’s beaming faces immediately help to settle any initial nerves. Our Peregrine guides, Rachida and Fatima, greet me warmly and I eagerly make my way into the ship’s main lounge. I set myself down next to a trio of chatty […]

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