If you've been on a cruise or two, chances are you’re hooked. It’s easy to fall in love with this style of holidaying, the relaxation that comes with not having pack and unpack, a new site to explore every day, and the comfort of all-inclusive meals, accommodation, entertainment and activities. For seasoned cruise travelers, we've picked five lesser-known cruises, to inspire you when you go to book your next holiday.
The Antarctic Circle may not be your first thought for a cruise holiday, but it offers a lot of draw cards. For starters, the ship is small, and custom-built for forging through icy waters and rough seas. A smaller ship equals a more intimate holiday; perfect if you’re tired of the crowds that pack the larger, mainstream cruise lines. Antarctica cruises typically attract adventure travellers, so if it’s adventure you seek, you’ll be in good company. Cruises to Antarctica run from October to March, and summer days offer up to 20 hours of sunlight per day.
The sailing & Yachting industry, like
any other sector of the Leisure Travel Market offers consumers plenty of choice
whether this is flotilla sailing, bareboat charter or fully crewed charter.
For many the comfort and security of
booking with a household name, owned by one of the two gigantic multinational
corporations that dominate the UK travel industry is a reasoned choice. The
arguments for are financial security, an assumption that they will adhere to
the highest safety standards and an expectation of a reasonable quality of
yacht and good service from resort staff.
Summer is here and holiday season is upon
us. Unfortunately for many, going away is impossible - with household budgets
already feeling strained, being able to afford to spend a couple of weeks in
the sun is only something which can entertain your imagination.
If you do not like space travel offered by
various companies, you can always be guests for a tented holiday in Kenya.
Certainly not a campsite of a single star since it is a kind of proposal out of
the line of business of the head of the Virgin. But a sort of Glamping for
wealthy tourists, a safari camp called Mahli Mzuri and located 240 kilometers
Among the recommended activities for guests
of Mahli are of course the safari (preferably photographic) in Motorogi and
Olare Orok conservancies, a tour to discover the Masai villages and the days
spent between spas and infinity pools. You can also finish your days with
outdoor barbecue or picnic with champagne since they offers a wide
variety of camping tables.
I had the chance to explore the whole main island of Bucas Grande during my 2-day stay in Socorro on May 2013. Riding in a habal-habal - the only mode of inland public transportation available in the island, we visited seaside up to the highland communities of Socorro.
Socorro is a 4th class municipality in the
Province of Surigao del Norte. It covers the well-known
Bucas Grande Group of Islands where pristine islands and beaches; enchanting
Sohoton National Park; and the infamous Jellyfish Sanctuary are located.