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  • Aaju peters eating country foods

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Six Arctic Foods & Beverages You Don't Want to Miss

    The North is a culinary wonderland for adventurous eaters, and the opportunity to try both new and traditional Inuit foods is a highlight our expeditions. Cruise Director Ellie Clin shares six of her must-try personal favourites—meats, fish, fruit, and beans(!)—from this tasty region of the world.

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  • King penguins south georgia mountains

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Antarctica

    South Georgia: Holy Grail en Route to Antarctica

    Lonesome South Georgia is a Marine Protected Area and home to scores of penguins, seals, and albatrosses. Rich in rousing history and beautiful scenery, the mountains, fjords, and glaciers will leave you lost for words. Learn more in Dennis Minty’s article about this fascinating stop on our Antarctic expeditions.

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  • Birds in flight Cape Spear

    © Dennis Minty


    Where Do You Belong?

    In Newfoundland, instead of asking where you’re from, people will often say, “Where do you belong?” Dennis Minty explores this rich question with personal anecdotes about his own sense of place and how his travels have deepened his connection to home.

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  • Cook and Peary political cartoon

    © Wikimedia Commons public domain

    Article | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Quest for the Top of the World

    For eons, humans have sought the North Pole. These exceptional polar expeditions by the likes of Buchan, Kane, and Peary have been bold, cold, and often enthrallingly bad. Their tales, woven here by political scientist, historian, and journalist Aaron Spitzer, are sure to send vicarious shivers down your spine.

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  • Heidi Langille drum dancing presentation


    An Inuk Perspective on Urban Living

    In this video presentation, Cultural Educator Heidi Langille shares her unique personal perspective as an Inuk living in southern Canada, away from her ancestral homeland. Learn more about the various reasons why Inuit may move south to urban centres and how they maintain strong ties to their culture.

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  • Sunrise over snow nain

    © Maria Merkuratsuk

    Photo Story

    Feeling at Home out on the Land

    In this personal and honest photo story, Cultural Educator Maria Merkuratsuk shares her intimate connection to her homelands around Nain, Nunatsiavut, Labrador. Raised out on the land with her large extended family, Maria’s knowledge of the land is strong and powerful.

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  • 10best adventure cruise line award

    In Brief

    Voted Best Adventure Cruise Line

    We are proud to announce that we've been voted Best Adventure Cruise Line by USA Today 10Best for the fourth year in a row!

    This award recognizes us as leaders in the expedition industry who offer active and educational travel experiences for adventurers at heart. A panel of experts partnered with USA Today 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top ten winners were determined by popular vote. We are so grateful for the ongoing support of our clients, expedition team, staff, and crew and can't wait to travel with you all again!