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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!

  • three puffins standing on rock

    © Dennis Minty

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

    Eighteen Birds to Spot in Atlantic Canada

    Canada’s east coast buzzes with avian wildlife! In this photo story, Dennis Minty highlights which species to look out for on our Atlantic Canada expeditions and shares many fun birdie facts. From the endemic Ipswich sparrow to the common murre, these are eighteen species worth keeping your eyes peeled for.

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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


    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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