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  • Staffa Fingals Cave Scotland

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Scotland

    Uncovering the Many Layers of Staffa

    What do a volcano, a giant, Queen Victoria, an overture, and a fantastic Zodiac cruise all have in common? Why, the Isle of Staffa, of course! Layered with geology, history, archaeology, mythology, and music, Staffa is a highlight of our Scotland Slowly expeditions. Ian Tamblyn’s fascinating article teaches us more.

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  • Hiker Karrat Fjord Greenland

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story

    What to Expect on an Arctic Expedition Landing

    Whether trekking through stunning landscapes or meeting remarkable locals, we seek to get off the ship and explore once, twice, or even three times each day. Here’s a handy guide on going ashore in the Arctic. (Don’t worry—we’ll walk you through these procedures many more times on your journey!)

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  • Guest uses binoculrs Eclipse Sound Nunatsiavut

    © Jen Derbach

    Article

    As Far as the Eye Can See: The Best Binoculars for Expedition Travel

    Want to get up close and personal with a polar bear, colony of northern gannets, or pod of humpback whales? Better get yourself the perfect pair of binoculars! Naturalist and ecologist Dylan White shares with us his favourite tips for using and purchasing this essential expedition tool.

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  • Inukshuk Torngat Mountains National Park

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Newfoundland and Labrador

    Torngat Mountains National Park: A Treasured Gift to Canada

    One of Canada’s least-travelled coastlines, northern Labrador is more than just an adventurer’s paradise. It is the Inuit homeland of Nunatsiavut, steeped in history, culture, geology, and wildlife. Learn why you should add the Torngats to your must-do travel list in this beautiful photo story by Dennis Minty.

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  • Bearded seal swimming

    © Dennis Minty

    Photo Story | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Meet the Arctic’s Five Best Beasts

    The Arctic could be likened to a snow-capped Serengeti—a zoological refuge of 14 million square kilometres astride the top of the world. So, it’s hardly surprising that wildlife is a highlight of every Adventure Canada journey! Here’s an introduction to the most popular sightings on an Arctic expedition.

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  • Fun riding iceberg High Arctic

    © Stephen Gorman

    Article

    Welcome into the Circle: Why Crossing the Fabled Arctic Boundary Is Cause for Celebration

    Crossing the Arctic Circle is a feat that few bucket list checkers can claim. But what makes this invisible threshold so compelling? Aaron Spitzer gives us the ins and outs of the lands of the midnight sun and the midday moon, and suggestions for how to celebrate this geographic accomplishment.

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  • Nuuk museum carved tupilait

    © Dennis Minty

    Article | Canadian High Arctic and Greenland

    Visit the Greenland National Museum, Where the Past Is Still Delightfully Present

    Greenland’s capital, Nuuk, is packed with attractions: cafes and boutiques, monuments and historical sites, churches and cultural centres. But if there’s one point of interest you absolutely must experience, it’s Nunatta Katersugaasivia Allagaateqarfialu—the Greenland National Museum.

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