Travel Week Top Picks: #2 Silversea Expeditions
Let Silverseas Expeditions change your thinking about what a family cruise can mean. Travel to the most remote regions in the world and immerse yourself in culture, landscape and habitat all while having a top notch luxury experience. Small ships means the service is even more personalized, and the destinations experts on board will make you feel like you have your own private local expert (which, come on, you basically do!).
The Galagos series of islands off the coast of Ecuador are a nature lover's dream. The isolated terrain is inhabited by plants and wildlife, many of which are found nowhere else on earth. Hike lava tunnels, snorkel with sea lions, and watch iguanas bask in the sun. After a long day of once in a lifetime experiences, return to your suite and enjoy a gourmet dinner inspired by the local flavors.
Did you even know you could cruise to Antartica? Well you can, and Silverseas can take you. Antartica is the earth's last great wilderness frontier and with its abundance of wildlife and sea of ice you'll feel like you've gone back in time. Imagine sitting on your private veranda snuggled in a blanket while watching elephant seals and penguins in their natural landscape. And, of course ,there are always bucket-list worthy shore excursions.
South Pacific Islands
Vacationing in French Polynesia is like the rest of the earth doesn't even exist. Miles of vast ocean expanses and the massive mountains of Papa New Guinea are only just the beginning. The South Pacific Islands extend over three million square miles. Learn about the tribal cultures and ancestral traditions while exploring the untouched natural beauty of these remote islands. With only 120 guests on board the ship, you'll really feel like you're the last people on the planet.