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  • Zodiac cruise Perce Rock Gulf of Saint Lawrence

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Atlantic Canada, Sable Island and Gulf of Saint Lawrence

    Should I Choose a Saint Lawrence River Boat or Small-Ship Expedition Cruise?

    The Saint Lawrence River is a sought-after destination for many travellers, rich in history, nature, and culture. To enjoy it to its full potential, travel there by sea—on a river boat cruise or a small-ship expedition. Want to know which type of trip is right for you?

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  • Ted Cowan Moussa Scotland

    © Dennis Minty

    Article

    Honouring the Memory of Professor Ted Cowan

    The Adventure Canada family was deeply saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Professor Ted Cowan in January of 2022. Ted was a walking encyclopedia of all things Scottish and his passions and humour dominated any room. We are grateful for his memory. Read his full obituary here.

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  • Large pod of belugas Churchill estuary

    © Pierre Richard

    Article | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Belugas: Iconic White Whales of the Arctic

    Charming and cute belugas are a fascinating species of Arctic whale. Learn where the best places are to travel to in Canada so you can see them for yourself! Find out more about their physiology, diet, and distribution, plus how belugas got their name.

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  • Arctic tern lupin flowers Skalanes Iceland

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    Article | Iceland

    Visit the Skálanes Nature Reserve

    Established in 2005, Skálanes is an independent nature reserve near Seyðisfjörður, Iceland that boasts beautiful bird colonies, abundant plant life, and fascinating archaeology. Founder and director Óli Pétursson tells us more about what guests to Skálanes can look forward to witnessing on a visit there.

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  • Order of Canada recipients Alexander Reford and Ian Tamblyn

    © Ali Inay / Lee Narraway

    In Brief

    Congratulations, Order of Canada Recipients!

    We would like to extend a hearty congratulations to two members of the extended Adventure Canada family for their recent appointments to the Order of Canada. Ian Tamblyn, long-time host and musician on our expeditions, was appointed as an Officer “for his enduring contributions as a folk music icon, adventurer, and cultural ambassador for Canada,” while Alexander Reford, one of our community partners at historic Jardins de Métis, is now a Member "for his leadership in the Canadian horticultural community, for bolstering regional tourism, and for promoting both heritage and environmental conservation.” Congratulations to you both for these well-deserved honours!

  • Shoppers at red boucherie chez Julien store Saint Pierre

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Atlantic Canada, Sable Island and Gulf of Saint Lawrence

    Savvy Shopping: Atlantic Canada Style

    The cultures of Atlantic Canada abound with colour and creativity. Whether you visit a high-end gallery, quaint boutique, or church basement craft sale, there are authentic, to-die-for treasures just about everywhere you look. Here are six must-have mementos from the region—make sure you leave some room in your suitcase!

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  • Myna ishulutak inuit hat landscape

    © Stephen Gorman

    Article

    Interview with a Filmmaker: Myna Ishulutak

    Myna Ishulutak is an Inuk filmmaker, radio host, artist, and cultural educator, living in Iqaluit, Nunavut. In this interview she tells us more about her recent films, what projects she has planned for the future, and why she loves travelling with Adventure Canada on our Arctic expedition cruises.

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