Cruising & Making an Impact with Fathom to the Dominican Republic

This past week I went on a unique adventure—my first cruise, my first time to the Dominican Republic, and my first impact travel adventure. I set sail with Fathom on June 19th from the Port of Miami, Florida on my one week adventure that would take me to the Dominican Republic. But Fathom isn’t just like every other cruise line, and that’s the reason I decided to try it out for myself. Fathom was developed to combine impact and travel in a way to give back to the places you are visiting. The cruise line provides passengers with the opportunity to build community with other passengers on board, as well as immerse yourself in another culture and country. They do this by working alongside people and on ground partners in the community to create a social impact with each visit of their ship to the Dominican Republic. Here is an overview of my experience traveling with Fathom: The Ship The Size Fathom’s ship, the Adonia is a small ship in comparison to the most commonly known cruise ships like Disney or Carnival. The ship only holds around 700 passengers, and on my voyage, there was only around 400-500 people on board. … Continue reading Cruising & Making an Impact with Fathom to the Dominican Republic