Get in touch with your inner nature buff on one of Lindblad Expeditions' adventure travels. Lindblad Expeditions is a ecotourism company that offers about 50 small-ship cruises to Antarctica, Alaska, Egypt, Galapagos, and other remote corners of the Earth. The company is a partner with the National Geographic Society; its fleet of ships carry the National Geographic flag and name, and its researchers and photographers host classes and guide tours during the cruises. President and founder Sven-Olof Lindblad founded Lindblad Expeditions in 1979. His father, Lars-Eric Lindblad, pioneered adventure travel in the 1950s.