The summer of 2015 marked the 16th season of Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge at Cunningham Inlet on Somerset Island, Nunavut. Canada’s twelfth biggest island, Somerset Island has no permanent residents on its 24786 square kilometers (9570 miles sq). A world class beluga whale observation site, Somerset Island is of particular interest to naturalists and photographers. […]
Category - Expedition Cruising
Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic is upping the cool factor with their new Iceland Hangout, a uniquely immersive, highly social land and sea expedition led by Sven Lindblad, the company’s founder & president. On this innovative 5-night expedition from Reykjavik to the wild west coast of Iceland, guests will experience Iceland’s stunning coastal and inland geography, and […]
Expedition cruises are quickly emerging as one of the must-experience trips on travellers’ wanderlists. What’s an expedition ship? It’s a small ship (maximum around 175 passengers) dedicated to visiting some of the world’s most inaccessible places. On board, rather than a karaoke club or champagne bar, you’ll find scientists and researchers whose lectures are one of the […]
Seabourn has added more lecturers and naturalists to the expedition staff on the line’s “Ultimate Antarctica & Patagonia” cruises, rounding out an experienced team that will offer guests insights and knowledge of the White Continent during its series of four 21- to 24-day voyages aboard Seabourn Quest beginning in November of 2013. Collectively, the […]
If one were to think of two places that could be called “Paradise” in the central-southern Pacific and the ideal way to travel between them, I’m confident that 99 times out of 100 – with a margin of error of 1 – that it would be a cruise between Tahiti and Hawaii. I was recently […]
Cruising is not just about lounging around by the pool or strolling the shopping avenues of the port cities. Expedition cruising with Orion Expeditions or GAP Adventures gives you the opportunity to access the inaccessible all in the comfort of 5 star luxury.