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Newfoundland and Labrador: Unique to Canada
The Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador is a culturally and geographically unique place in Canada. This region is still very isolated and the people proudly share their culture that is based on the ancient legacies of fishing and the fur trade
Cruise the Arctic Svalbard Islands
Svalbard is an archipelago situated in the Arctic waters just north of Norway. The rugged terrain is largely covered by icepack & glaciers, granting opportunities for unique adventure activities. Rare wildlife sightings, tastes of local culture, & taking in awe-inspiring views are just a few of the things to look forward to.
Canada: From Sea to Sea
Travelers sometimes overlook that they can experience the Arctic conveniently in our neighboring Canada. The vastness of this country results in a beautifully diverse landscape, a variety of wildlife, interesting history, and many different cultural characteristics. With so much to offer, it is a great destination for all types of travelers!
Island Discovery on a Jan Mayen Cruise
Few are familiar with this tiny Norwegian island that has only recently opened it doors to travelers. But Jan Mayen offers a stark and beautiful arctic environment that welcomes the adventurous traveler.
Cake, Candles, Gifts...and Antarctica?
Adventure Life Trip Planner, Mary, has unique plans for her upcoming birthday. Despite a cake, and a song, and well-wishes, this celebration will definitely be like none other she has ever experienced. Her 40th year will greet her on the Great White Continent of Antarctica! This might sound too good to be true, but it gets even better. Mary will …
Not to be fooled by its name, Iceland offers its visitors a surprisingly temperate climate and awe-inspiring island environment to explore. The nation also has a rich culture displayed in its innovative art, literature and music. Experience the incredible Northern Lights, a variety of wildlife, and unique opportunities for adventure all within this small country.
The Arctic brings to mind scenes of ice, snow, and barren stretches of land. Though it is a remote part of the world, it offers travelers so much more than these things! Intriguing culture, remarkable wildlife, fascinating history, and breathtaking landscape are all experienced during a visit to the Arctic.
The unique artic environment that makes Greenland travel so celebrated has also proven a challenge for both historic and modern-day Greenlanders. The tale of Greenland’s history is dotted with the reoccurring theme of incredible strength and endurance of its inhabitants, and their remarkable ability to turn an artic …
Enjoy the Islands of St. Kilda
Travelers will enjoy the wildlife and the beautiful landscape of Scotland’s St. Kilda islands. The islands are recognized as a World Heritage site and have natural wonders as well as historic cultures for travelers to discover.
Scotland Cruise to Mousa Island
Explore the island’s ancient stone tower, and the terrific marine birds and mammals that call this region home. Mousa Island is increasingly becoming a popular stop for travelers enjoying a Scotland cruise.
Migulay and Berneray Scottish Isles
Mingulay Island is the largest of the Bishop’s Isles in Scotland. Just south of this isle is Berneray. Both islands do not have human habitants, but instead are home to lush countryside and hundreds of species of marine birds. Discover more about the M
Explore the World’s Largest Island on a Greenland Cruise!
Greenland is covered in over 80% ice, but the climate of this frozen island actually allows for a unique travel experience. Explore the beautiful natural environment of this massive island. Learn a little more about what Greenland has to offer curious & adventurous travelers.
The Polar Experience
The Polar regions are true adventure destinations that are still being discovered by even the most well-seasoned travelers. Planning a trip to the Arctic or Antarctica can be intimidating to people who have a lot of travel experience, let alone those who do not. As experts in Polar travel, let us make it easy to determine the best trip for you!
Wildlife Guide to Polar Regions
Which Polar region is home to penguins? Or how about those elusive narwhals? Before your travels, it will be helpful to learn more about the different species that inhabit the Polar regions of the Arctic and Antarctica. You may be surprised to learn the differences!
Flannan Islands Discovery on a Scotland Cruise
The Flannan Islands are known for their rocky shorelines and legendary mystery. The islands’ natural beauty attracts a variety of birds, and unique marine life can be found in the surrounding waters.
Arctic Cruise: When to Go?
Though the austere Arctic landscape is often imagined to be a cold white wasteland, the brief months of summer see the flora blossoming and the fauna emerging from their long winter dormancy. Find out the best time to visit the Arctic based on your interests and expectations.
Comparing the Two Polar Regions: Antarctica and Arctic Cruising
Many people assume that the Arctic and Antarctic are similar, just at different ends of the earth. Vast differences in the environment, geographical properties, climate, and wildlife may result in some rather surprising realizations of each destination.
Arctic Cruises to Spitsbergen Island!
Explore the celebrated shores of Spitsbergen, the largest islands of the Arctic Svalbard archipelago. You may even be joined by whales, polar bears, or reindeer! Natural beauty, local culture and wildlife-wonders await on this Arctic adventure.
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