As we set off on the inaugural sailing of the Fathom Adonia, I really had NO idea what to expect. All I knew was this it was an entirely new form of cruising, called “Impact Travel”. But really, what did that even mean?
On our first day at sea, we were broken down into “Cohort Groups”. A dozen or so passengers per group, who would meet periodically for training on “impact travel”. During our first meeting, we were partnered with someone we didn’t know, to learn about each other. This was the start of what would be a recurring theme throughout every group meeting. Not just the Cohort meetings, but for every Impact Activity training class as well.
During every class, each of us had to step out of our comfort zones. For example in “Student English Conversation & Learning” class, we were each secretly assigned