Search

Poseidon Expeditions Offers West Greenland and Disko Bay Cruises

Greenland

Poseidon Expeditions is picking up 70 percent of the costs of roundtrip air from Iceland’s Reykjavik to the port of embarkation in Greenland for its May 30-June 6, 2018, eight-day West Greenland & Disko Bay expedition voyage of the far north. The value of the roundtrip air is $1,410 per person. Guests booking cabins on Poseidon Expeditions’ polar cruising star,…

Read More

Arctic Icebreaker Experienced Launched by Off the Map Travel

Arctic Explorer ship

This winter passengers can follow in the footsteps of the great Arctic adventurers and set sail aboard the Arctic Explorer in Northern Sweden, an icebreaker vessel that can cut through ice more than a foot and a half thick, before walking on the frozen sea and taking a dip in the sea to complete this unforgettable Arctic adventure. Offered for…

Read More

Beyond Cruises by Group IST Launches Small-Ship Cruising in Iceland for 2018

Beyond Cruises Iceland

Beyond Cruises by Group IST announced that it will launch Iceland, trending heavily right now, as one of their new small-ship cruising destinations in 2018. The seven-day Iceland itinerary features some of the nation’s beautiful and exclusive locations, authentic Icelandic delicacies, and informative excursions that will infuse the culture and history of the nation with entertaining tours and activities. Passengers…

Read More

Hurtigruten Offers Out of This World Cruises

MS Roald Amundsen

For the traveler with a hunger for discovery and a yearning to explore the sea and space, Hurtigruten is introducing Out of This World Cruises, which features three explorer cruises accompanied by Dr. Kathy Sullivan and Dr. Norm Thagard—both former NASA astronauts. The cruises will take place on the MS Midnatsol and the new and luxurious hybrid MS Roald Amundsen,…

Read More

Prins Christian Sund Offers Holland America Passengers Unforgettable Day in Greenland

greenland cruise

By Kathy M. Newbern & J.S. Fletcher When hurricane force winds prevented our Princess cruise ship many years back from entering New Zealand’s majestic Milford Sound, we were disappointed but so appreciative of safety (and there was the bonus of an unexpected overnight in Hobart, Tasmania). We had much better luck — in fact weather that defined perfection — on…

Read More

NEW Adventure Cruise to Remote Franz Josef Land

Franz Josef Land

Located far above the Arctic Circle, the 191 islands that make up Franz Josef Land are some of the most remote and under-explored locales on earth. Discovered only 150 years ago, this volcanic, glaciated archipelago was once a major stopping point for famous polar explorers making the dangerous (and often deadly) passage to the North Pole. Join Jill Worrall, international…

Read More

Hurtigruten Expedition Ships Introduce Underwater Explorer Drones

Underwater Explorer Drones

Ninety percent of the world’s oceans remain unexplored. That’s about to change as underwater drone creators, Blueye Robotics, and Hurtigruten, the Norwegian expedition cruise line, plan to introduce underwater drones as part of the guest experience on its worldwide expedition cruises. Recently launched, Blueye Pioneer is an underwater drone that can dive eight times deeper than the average scuba enthusiast…

Read More

Hurtigruten Cruise Line Debuts 2018 Explorations

Hurtigruten Northern Lights

Hurtigruten – the world leader in exploration travel – is known for putting the spotlight on unique destinations and has just released new and exciting itineraries lined up for 2018. In Search of the Northern Lights Hurtigruten offers the best times to see the Arora Borealis on the In Search of the Northern Lights voyage. Experience the spectacular Seven Sisters mountain…

Read More

Viking Cruises Marks Summer Equinox with Christening of Third Ocean Ship in Norway

VIKING SKY TROMSO CHRISTENING

Viking Cruises® (www.vikingruises.com) announced that its third ocean ship, Viking Sky®, was officially christened today during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway. Located above the Arctic Circle on Norway’s northwest coast, Tromsø is a popular destination for viewing the northern lights – and a key port of call on Viking’s popular Into the Midnight Sun itinerary, which sails between Bergen…

Read More

Hurtigruten Offers Freedom to Roam Sale

Hurtigruten RIB boat

Freedom to Roam Sale Starts on Norway’s National Independence Day. Save up to 10% pp* on all Norway Coastal Cruises and Select Explorer Cruises Departing May 17, 2017 – March 31, 2018 for a Limited Time In celebration of Norway’s National Independence Day, adventurers can connect with their inner Norwegian and save up to 10% per person* when booking select…

Read More