Have you ever considered taking a ferry as a travel option but didn’t? Was it too slow? Not luxurious enough? Ferries get a bad rap, maybe because American minds wander to ideas of the Staten Island Ferry or intrepid travelers think about those questionable,chaotic rides across rocky waters in Southeast Asia. Whatever preconceived notions you have, leave them at the door, because we’re here to tell you that taking the ferry is one of the best ways to travel.
Whether it’s a short jaunt to a series of offshore islands or a longer-haul sea crossing, ferries are a transportation option that can be found from Alaska to Greece to Asia. In general, ferries don’t get the credit they deserve. They’re green, scenic and affordable. Compared to flying, they’re generally more comfortable and less stressful. For the purposes of this article, we’ll be reviewing a longer-haul, overnight ferry in Europe.
While the railway in Laos may be a topic of debate amongst locals and political and economical experts, there’s no arguing that the opening of the train is quickly transforming travel in Laos. In this article, we’re sharing all the details of the newly opened train system in Laos for intrepid travelers eager to sink their teeth into an “untraveled” Southeast Asia.
We built this itinerary knowing you want to see the iconic walls of the Grand Canyon and the incredible turquoise waters of Havasu Falls—and explore some less traveled locations while you’re in Arizona.
My adventures there have changed and shaped my life and view of the world in so many positive ways. Preserving the landscapes, formations, parks, campgrounds, and trails in Arizona is essential. I believe it’s a place for any and everyone, and with our care, it can continue to be that way.