10 Bountiful Blue Whale Facts

“Whale” is the common name for a variety of marine mammals. The Latin word cetus gives the species its scientific title, Cetacea. Whales come in two categories of Cetacea. The largest, Mysticeti, are characterized by their baleen, sieve-like structures in […]

Seven Key Pointers of Website Functionality

Of the many features our website makes available to you, there are six you won’t want to miss: You can now book our cruises online, view and download 360-degree images of the vessels and cabins, read and obtain trip logs […]

Puffins: The Sea Clowns of the Circumpolar North

Puffins belong to a family of 22 species of seabirds called Auks, pigeon-sized birds that live on a diet of small fish and crustaceans. Puffins catch their prey by swimming underwater and chasing it down. There are four species of […]

20 Resounding Reasons to Travel to the Falkland Islands

You’ve visited the colossal South Georgia penguin colonies, sailed among the plunging seals of the Antarctic Peninsula, whale-watched in the Weddell Sea beside a backdrop of titanic tabular icebergs – but if you haven’t visited the Falkland Islands, you’re missing […]

10 Popular Bird Watching Binoculars

Binoculars are so common a companion of outdoor enthusiasts that many pack them with hardly a second thought. They’re tossed into a backpack alongside bug spray, sunblock, and waterproof matches with not half the care afforded the typical cell phone. […]

New Digital PIF: Throw Out The Paper Copy

Gone are the days of tedious paper-based personal information forms (PIF). Now all passenger data can be easily entered, accessed, and transmitted using our digital PIF in the partner portal. This post comes from the RSS feed of Oceanwide Expeditions, […]

10 Illuminating Facts about the Northern Lights

According to Roman mythology, Aurora was the goddess of the dawn. The word “borealis,” however, is Greek for “wind.” The combined phrase “aurora borealis” therefore means “dawn wind,” known in English as the northern lights. This phenomenon has fascinated people […]