A Bug’s Life in Svalbard

When you think about Svalbard wildlife, you might imagine reindeer, Arctic foxes, polar bears – the primary animal attractions that draw passengers to an Arctic cruise. But in fact the Svalbard archipelago is a thriving location for over 1,000 species […]

Polar Cruises: The Ultimate Icebreakers

Travel is one of life’s great eye openers. It brings you into contact with new people and perspectives, challenges old assumptions you haven’t held to the light in years, and invites you to make unexpected discoveries about the world around […]

All About the Sami

Before the formation of Viking culture, another people populated the far north of the Scandinavian peninsula. The Roman historian Tacitus described them as fenni in his 98 CE book, The Germania, and the Greek historian Procopius referred to them as […]

5 Life Lessons You’ll Learn in Antarctica

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” – Mark Twain This post comes from the RSS feed of Oceanwide Expeditions, you can find more here!

7 Questions for the Captain

It takes a village to run a polar cruise: The expedition guides boat us safely from ship to shore and lead us on the gamut of glacial hikes, the service staff makes sure our rooms are cleaned and dinners served […]

What is sustainable tourism?

Up till the late 19th century, nature trips were not popular as well as, consequently, inadequately established. Visitors that reported regarding their explorations as well as experiences (e.g. Herodotus as well as Aristotle in old Greece and also Marco Polo […]

Sustainable Tourism Definition

Sustainable tourism, one that develops an ideal equilibrium in between the ecological, socio-cultural and also financial facets of tourist advancement, plays a vital duty in preserving biodiversity. It tries to lessen its influence on the culture and wildlife as well as […]