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  • Caol Ila cask

    © Ian Tamblyn

    Article | Scotland

    Peaty Seaweediness: A Non-Collector’s Account of Single Malt Scotches

    Lover of all things Scotch but never much of a successful collector, long-time guide, musician, host, and expedition leader Ian Tamblyn has visited Scotland countless times. Here he regales us with just about everything you might want to learn about Scotch whisky and gives personal recommendations about what to sample.

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  • Marlis Butcher and Park Bagger book cover

    © Marlis Butcher

    In Brief

    Adventure Canada Recommends: “Park Bagger” by Marlis Butcher

    Long-time Adventure Canada client, explorer, and Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Marlis Butcher’s new book, Park Bagger: Adventures in the Canadian National Parks will be published in April 2021. Park Bagger is an inspiring collection of thrilling personal adventures and stunning photographs sharing the incredible diversity and profound beauty of Canada’s national parks.

    Some of these adventures took place on Adventure Canada trips, as they provided Marlis with unique opportunities to access some of the country’s most remote parks. Park Bagger is now available for pre-order.

  • Zodiacs at Prince Leopold Island

    © Martin Lipman

    Photo Story

    How to Have a Splash (While Staying Safe and Dry!) on a Zodiac Excursion

    Although onboard life is delightful—with amazing entertainment, meals, camaraderie, and learning—it’s when we leave the ship that the true adventure begins. Here’s a handy guide to get you excited and prepared for Zodiac travel. (Don’t worry—we’ll walk you through these procedures many more times on your journey!)

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  • Rob Comeau rides in truck

    © Mark Edward Harris


    Creating Nunavut: Reflections from an Inuk

    Law student, Inuit advocate, and avid qajaq-er Robert Comeau shares his personal reflections as an Inuk living in Nunavut, now more than twenty years on since the creation of the territory. Along with celebrating such successes, Robert challenges readers to acknowledge historical and modern-day challenges faced by Inuit.

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  • Aurora borealis northern lights

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Here’s Why the Aurora Borealis Will Leave Your Heart Glowing

    On our expeditions, you’ll trek stunning landscapes, witness exotic creatures, sample regional delicacies, swap stories with friendly locals, and get up close and personal with famous places. But there’s one experience that will blow your mind, despite remaining just out of arm’s reach: the silent, spooky, ethereal Northern Lights.

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  • Crows nest bar St Johns

    © Dave Paddon

    Video | Newfoundland and Labrador

    The Crow's Nest

    If Dave Paddon had only one night in St. John’s, Newfoundland, there’d be no question about how to spend it—a visit to the Crow’s Nest! Here he tells us about the club, shares a recent documentary about it, and teaches us the history of this special local haunt.

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  • Traveller admires hills of St Kilda

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Scotland

    St. Kilda: A World Apart

    Now an abandoned, uninhabited archipelago, St. Kilda is rich in human history. Here, hearty “bird people” made a simple but fulfilling life until they were relocated in 1930. Having travelled there many times himself, beloved photographer Dennis Minty shares the fascinating history of St. Kilda's islands, people, and seabirds.

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