THE CARIBBEAN EXPERIENCE
The folks at Rivers and Oceans are great. Helped us find and book a trip and patiently answered many questions over the weeks preceding the trip. Thank you.
Costa Rica was named for its “rich coast”, but the whole country is a wealth of beauty, diversity, and national parks. The country’s protected areas make up around 23% of Costa Rica and are home to a rich variety of flora and fauna, estimated to contain 5% of the world’s biodiversity. Like its name suggests, the country also has plenty of world renowned beaches, both in the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, making this the ultimate destination for anyone interested in a tropical get away.
Often, we correlate the word “adventure” with blood-pumping, adrenaline-spiking experiences. While there definitely are adventures that fit that hardcore mold, we know first hand that adventure does not mean that you must take on extreme conditions, elements, or...read more
Like most people, when I used to hear the word “cruise” I was flooded with images of huge ships overflowing with thousands of people. It wasn’t until I stumbled upon the world of expedition cruising that I had a total paradigm shift. I was living on the Big Island of...read more
This past September I had the opportunity of visiting Southeast Alaska and embarking on an 8 day Expedition Cruise from Juneau to Ketchikan through the Inside Passage. Although the entire trip was an incredible adventure, my favorite moments were when we set out in...read more