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  • Bill Swan with tarts and chowder at Red Bay Labrador

    © Victoria Polsoni

    Article

    The Future of Food in Tourism

    Adventure Canada’s Taste of Place culinary program sources local delicacies directly from growers, harvesters, fishers, and brewers to support local food systems in Atlantic Canada. A cornerstone of our company's regenerative travel plan, this unique program combines food education, environmental conservation, and culture with delicious results!

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  • Akpatok Island cliffs Carolyne Parent

    © Carolyne Parent

    Article

    A Bear Necessity: How an Arctic Expedition Warmed My Soul

    Carolyne Parent has travelled to more than 120 countries and territories. Her new book, "Un Monde à voir: 100 aventures à vivre au temps nouveau du voyage," features her top 100 recommendations for meaningful travel experiences. An Adventure Canada Arctic expedition was her first choice, and here she explains why.

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  • Women in Saint Pierre historical dress

    © Dennis Minty

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

    A Brief History of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon

    Basque fishing, French and British military strife, rum-running, the cod moratorium, and even Nazi conspiracies have all made their mark on Saint-Pierre and Miquelon. Learn more about the compelling history of these small islands, just off the coast of Newfoundland, in this article from Dennis Minty.

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  • Genevieve cote les poissons

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

    Les Poissons: A Québécois Children's Song

    Kayak guide and Zodiac driver Gen Côté loves singing songs and nursery rhymes with her son, Samuel, en français. It’s important to her that he is raised bilingual and knows their culture. "Les Poissons" is a fun, maritime-inspired children’s song by Passe-Partout—a Québécois classic!

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  • David Pelly and Inuit elders Mackie Kaosoni and Frank Analok 2001

    © David Pelly

    Article

    The Ancestors Are Happy: The Story Behind the Book

    Author and cultural historian David Pelly’s latest book, "The Ancestors Are Happy," shares the oral histories of Inuit Elders from across Nunavut. Here, he tells us of the many journeys he took through the North, the people he met, and the stories he heard that inspired its writing.

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  • Guest polar plunge jump snow Arctic

    © Mark Edward Harris

    Article

    My First Polar Plunge

    Polar plunge. Penguin swim. Polar bear dip. Whatever you want to call it, it’s an experience you’ll never forget on an Arctic or Antarctic expedition! Here, Adventure Canada botanist, author, and artist Carolyn Mallory describes her one and only polar plunge, jumping into Baffin Bay off the coast of Greenland.

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  • Aaju Peter teaching Inuktitut workshop

    © Lee Narraway

    Photo Story

    Mind, Body, Heart, and Soul: Adventure Travel as Lifelong Learning

    Whether in the Arctic, Atlantic Canada, Europe, or Antarctica, the time you spend at sea on one of our small ships is the perfect complement to your time on shore. Cruise Director Ellie Clin shares the types of experiences that will educate, engage, and enlighten you in our onboard program.

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