Compass Blog

Compass is a collection of blogs based on the imaginative research the Kensington team undertakes to ensure we find new and better ways to transform travel into a more meaningful and personal experience. In other words, we are always on the lookout for a secret café in Paris, the best spot to find the black rhino, a favorite local dish, a superb hike out of Buenos Aires and the next great hidden lodge. To accomplish this we've enlisted our team of destination specialists. When they are not designing custom trips that wow our clients, they are traveling the world for inspiration. In addition, we have pulled together a team of 'Explorers-In-Residence' - Royal Geographic Society Fellows, Explorer's Club Fellows and leading adventurers with fascinating stories. Follow these explorers and gain a unique perspective from their awe-inducing expeditions.

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Expedition Cruises, Ocean Cruises, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises

Top 5 Reasons to Take a Private Guided Shore Excursion

From historic tours and cultural encounters to active adventures and culinary escapades, Kensington offers customized tours in 200 ports around the globe. With your ship in port for an average of just 8-12 hours, shouldn’t you make the most of your time on land? Here are the top 5 reasons to take a private guided shore excursion. Read More »

Active Adventures, Shore Excursions

Antarctica - 8 Reasons to go to the End Of The World

Kensington's Director of Cruise Development and Sales, Dana Toma, has a broad travel resume but like us all has a handful of "wildest dreams" destinations on her travel bucket list. Antarctica was one of them. So she was delighted when Kensington's ever increasing cruise portfolio ventured in to the vast wilderness of the "Great White Continent". Read More »

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