The virtual small ship takes guests at home to what the company calls the “tonic of wildness” in a time of social distancing. Engage in the same activities you’d enjoy on a Lindblad Expedition, including morning stretching on the deck, exciting visual tours and even an evening recap followed by a nightcap, courtesy of cocktail recipes straight from fleet menus.
Follow along with an expert team of naturalists (also in stay-at-home isolation) with a slew of activities, including kid-friendly activities; informative lectures by Lindblad’s renowned naturalist team; live international music performances; artisan crafting demonstrations; and cooking demonstrations of beloved, sustainable bites you would find onboard.
Stick around for an evening recap unveiling the newest addition to the fleet, National Geographic Endurance, on a virtual ship tour.
Check out Virtual Expedition’s site for the daily agenda, including a mix of well-planned, scheduled events and flexible, spontaneous programming. Discover something new following along on Facebook, Instagram and the line’s website for the following activities and more:
- Today’s Activity: Follow along with video clips alongside Lindblad naturalists leading tours through the incredible destinations they visit.
- AHHHHH Moment: Enjoy a much-needed dose of nature with these virtual highlights from some of the world’s most remote locales. Let the sights and sounds of nature be the background of your day and help transport your wanderlust spirit away from home.
- Photo Tips: Something useful for all ages, practice indoor and outdoor photo techniques with this educational video.
- RECAP: Wind down with a 6 p.m. recap of the day, reminiscing on all you’ve learned, while following along with demonstrations from virtual shipboard bartenders — you’ll be sipping your own mixology creations in no time.
- Virtual Music Lounge: Last, but not least, what’s a nightcap without a little music?
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This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.
With travel on hold right now, many Americans are eager to get out to explore the world, constantly looking forward to their next trip. Travel isn’t the only thing Americans are missing right now: Sporting events and concerts are canceled and theme parks are closed, leaving people itching for entertainment or adventure.
While urban wine country might sound like an oxymoron, it’s actually a reality at the stunning City Vineyard in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood. The water-side venue is the perfect host for your next event — whatever that may be, from 20 to 200 guests and from cocktail party to plated dinner.
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