Expeditions

One of the first cruises in the world to resume sailing again amid the pandemic has been struck by a coronavirus outbreak. The Hurtigruten expedition ship is currently quarantined with 160 crew members aboard off the...
Global adventure travel expert, G Adventures, has released its 2022 program of Arctic and Norway departures aboard its 134 passenger G Expedition ship to travellers and agents ahead of schedule.The 12 new departures, which run from May to...
The role of a cruise ship captain is one steeped in adventure, but it is certainly not without hard work. For captain James Griffiths, this means a career that has taken him through the Arctic Circle and wilds...
For one British family, the lockdown home-schooling experience has been rather different. Shortly before international borders closed, they chartered a 70-metre superyacht in the Caribbean, initially for two months but with the option to extend. Each morning the...
A maritime match made in heaven Recently we announced the addition of a new expedition vessel to our fleet. Built to the same advanced standards as Hondius, this new ship would also share the signature trait by which many...
Robyn Woodhead, founder of luxury Antarctic travel company White Desert, is well placed to teach us a thing or two about coping in isolation. In the brutal yet magical landscape of Antarctica, Robyn endured three months completely alone...
Should we say Spitsbergen or Svalbard? Outside the world of geopolitics or even polar travel, it’s probably not common knowledge that Svalbard and Spitsbergen are one in the same. At least, depending on who you ask. Ask a Norwegian (or...
Click here to read the full article. Coronavirus or no, summer is fast approaching, and with it comes barbecue season. If you want to kick off your post-Quarantine season (fingers crossed) with a brand-new BBQ, the grill geniuses...
Interview with expedition guide Laurence Dyke Guides are the backbone of Oceanwide Expeditions, a frontline team as vital to our operations as the captains, crew, and all those poor hard-working office folks we never see. But while we regularly interview...
North Spitsbergen polar bears, pack ice, and other Arctic marvels Last month we discussed one of the best Arctic cruise...