Things to do in the Galapagos

Daniel Allen Galapagos Sunrise

View native wildlife and plants, picturesque white sandy beaches, 19 volcanic islands, endless mountain biking trails, snorkeling, and the Charles Darwin Research Center. The Galápagos Islands offer an incredible walk through history with the Natural History Museum. Learn about the giant Galapagos tortoises, sharks, sea lions, and many other wonders of the Galapagos. Join local companies and associations working to preserve the natural habitat of the Galapagos. You will be taught eco-friendly ways of fishing and farming …

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All About the Galapagos Islands and Why Everyone Wants to Visit This Remote Destination

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The Galápagos Islands of Ecuador are becoming a must-see destination for their remarkable natural environments with native wildlife in sea and on land, incredible shore excursions, ecotourism, and delectable restaurants. The Galápagos Islands offer 19 volcanic islands, with Galápagos tortoises settling to give birth on Isla Bartolomé. Stroll or hike on land with flamingos and iguanas. Mountain bike in Santa Cruz or San Cristóbal- the off-beaten paths are sure to provide the thrill of a lifetime. Explore …

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Celebrity’s Fantastic Galapagos Ship, the Celebrity Flora

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The Celebrity Flora, which cruises the Galapagos, has a capacity of 100 passengers and offers travelers awe-inspiring views, providing floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall windows for 360-degree views. In order to protect the sea floor, the ship utilizes an anchorless holding system, exciting new technology which provides the opportunity for the ship to remain motionless. Celebrity Flora is eco-friendly and offers in-room water filtration stations- and has systems in place to turn sea water and air conditioning into unadulterated, fresh …

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Fairy tales, medieval towns and history … Regent Seven Seas Cruises & a voyager diary …

Dreaming of a Baltic Cruise? Exploring this region, you’ll discover medieval towns, awe-inspiring churches, a rich history, and fairy tales locales where time has stopped. I was lucky enough to sail on a Regent Seven Seas Cruises Baltic cruise on the Regent Seven Seas Navigator and wholeheartedly recommend visiting this region. For any of you considering a Baltic cruise perhaps my travel diary will answer any questions you may have about Regent and the Baltic. Regent Seven …

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Discovering the French wine country by barge, cruising the Danube on a longboat, wrestling the currents on an expedition ship to Antarctica or taking an intimate luxury yacht through the Galapagos …

Our All Things Cruise official photographer, Dennis Cox, is launching a new book – The Perfect Book for Armchair Cruising. I have described it as cruise travel photography created by a brilliant artist who delights your senses and makes you wish to travel to magical destinations. Please see more here on the AllThingsCruise.com blog … and please take advantage of any promotions Dennis is offering to All Things Cruise readers as far as shipping discounts. Dennis is …

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Time for Inspiration. Plan Now. Travel Later.

Updated this post today … My friend Paul, owner of The Travel Guide Group, offers Free print and digital travel guides from 100s of destinations available for travelers to help decide where to go, and plan a better trip. Time for Inspiration.  Plan Now.  Travel Later. After being cooped up we will all desire and need a getaway once this crisis passes. While at home, it is a good time to research and plan now for a future adventure, bucket list …

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Good News From CruiseCompete Cruisers About Their Pacific Princess Sailing & Return

It was refreshing for CruiseCompete CEO Bob Levinstein to get this newsy email and photos (note the CruiseCompete lanyard!) from one of our CruiseCompete loyal members and avid cruiser the other day … April 30, 2020 Dear Bob, We’re back in New York–upstate, thank goodness! We managed to stay on the COVID-19 free Pacific Princess until 22APR20, when we had to get off. We didn’t want to. None of us wanted to get off. We were safe …

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A Perfect Pairing With Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises shares their idea of the perfect pairing. If you’re interested in booking a cruise with Oceania Cruises, please email me at Heidi@allthingscruise.com. Bon Apetit! – Heidi “Every destination has a different culinary palate to offer and we’ve asked members of our crew to share which destination they pair with great cuisine. Watch Restaurant Manager, Branko Damjanovic describe his #perfectpairing.”

We Continue to Invite You to Consider Cruising

Today I saw an article about a cruise traveler from Spain saying he considered it a stroke of luck to be on a world cruise where he and his wife were able to avoid the pandemic fears at home. Today his trip inside the virus-free bubble that the Costa Deliziosa cruise ship became on its 15-week odyssey is coming to an end and he will be home. It is noteworthy and we continue to invite you to …

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