Travel Video of the Week: BBC on Cargo Cruising

CruiseCruising, especially river cruising, is all the rage right now (I’ve been on two: with Viking for a tour of the European Christmas Markets and with Scenic Cruises for a summer European cruise). I loved them both equally. But a lot of people, including me, sometimes want something a little bit more unique.

Well, this BBC piece introduces a whole new type of cruising to most travelers: cargo ship travel. I’ve actually been on one of the examples featured in the story—Hurtigruten in Norway—and loved it even though it’s completely different than ocean and river cruising. I also sent contributor Jerome Shaw to French Polynesia to go on the Aranui 3.

Johnny Jet

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