The MS Roald Amundsen, the world’s first battery-hybrid cruise ship, and part of the Norwegian fleet, is unlike any other cruise ship.
Brandon Withrow is a Midwest-based travel writer, whose past life was as a religious studies professor. His byline appears in Sierra Magazine, Business Insider, The Religion News Service, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among other places. He's the author/co-author of nine books, including (co-authored with Menachem Wecker) Consider No Evil: Two Faith Traditions and the Problem of Academic Freedom in Religious Higher Education. Find him at brandonwithrow.com. Follow him at @bwithrow (Twitter) and @bgwithrow (Instagram).
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