Today’s post is a single, provocative essay that addresses the wilderness, the cruise industry, and some thoughts about how you and your family can beginning thinking about your next vacation.
With summer right around the corner and an economy that seems at least to have stabilized, domestic tourism seems poised for a comeback in 2010. And for many, nothing represents the idea of blissful abandon more than a cruise.
Unfortunately, for green-minded individuals, the concept of cruising and the idea of environmental responsibility often seem oceans apart. But as our feature article concludes – if you’re going to cruise, some destinations are better than others, and one in particular: Alaska.