Group excursion on Crystal Cruises
From omitting single-use plastics to encouraging volunteering with community-friendly excursions, there are many initiatives in place to inspire sustainable travel. According to the CLIA State of the Industry report, one of the major trends in cruise is conscious travel. More of us want to see the world in a conscious and mindful way and the...

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The Northern Lights in streams over the snow and mountains in Lofoten in Norway
The Northern Lights have captivated humankind since the beginning of time. This natural light show casts a spell over all who set eyes on it; illuminating the landscape in dancing hues of green, red and purple. But what are the Northern Lights, and what actually causes this magical natural phenomenon? Stunning solar wind NASA's Earth...

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Pair of resting Asiatic lions in India
Post updated: 07/03/2019 From the deep forests of Chhattisgarh to the salt plains of Gujarat, India is an ever-changing landscape. Its wildlife is equally as varied: here is a selection of India’s most remarkable residents and where best to see them. Sloth bear Found across multiple regions, the sloth bear is the most common bear...

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Two grizzly bears climbing up a grassy hill in Alaska
Africa’s Big Five – the lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, black rhino and African elephant – is a bucket list group of animals that virtually every traveller on a cruise to South Africa is desperate to see. But this isn’t the only destination with must-see wildlife. From the frozen north to unlikely European wildlife hotspots, here...

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Blue-footed booby birds standing on rocks in front of the sea

Post updated: 07/03/2019 Cruising can take you to some of the most spectacular places on the planet. The photogenic plains of Africa, oceans of Australia and fjords of Norway have never been more accessible, but these breath-taking destinations are just the tip of the iceberg. Expedition-class ships by Seabourn and Silversea now sail to the…

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