For the adventurous, cruising can provide the perfect opportunity to explore many incredible regions without the need for an exhausting travel schedule, suggests Lisa Blondeau, of Freedom Road Travel.
Unpacking bags just once, yet still seeing the world is the perfect option for those who want to explore but desire a healthy measure of relaxation too.
Watching the sparking ocean drift by from a sun lounger is a magical way to travel and whether you’re into wildlife spotting, peaceful beaches, or lively cultural activities, there’s a destination out there that’s just right for you.
Get inspired by these seven wonderful cruises.
Alaska – For stunning wild nature
Surrounded by jagged glaciers and a raw, rocky landscape, cruising through Alaska is a chance to see nature at its finest.
Earthy green forests contrast with clear icy water to create some of the most phenomenal scenery in the world for nature lovers and photographers.
Kick back and enjoy the crisp air while spotting whales and dolphins from the deck, and come away humbled by the experience.