Expeditions

Why we made a sixteenth-century cartographer our new ship’s namesake We at Oceanwide Expeditions are pretty fond of exploration, explorers, maps, and mapmakers. Maybe you’ve noticed. Combine this penchant with the fact that we’re a Netherlands-based company, and it’s not...
From exploring Canadian isles bristling with bears to swimming with Maldivian creatures of the deep, there are incredible wildlife experiences beyond Africa’s Big Five, says Chloe Cann While David Attenborough’s documentaries often top TV show ratings, nothing can...
Why traveling alone in the Arctic or Antarctica might provide the purest polar experience Traveling to the polar regions, and indeed traveling in general, is often seen as something you do in the company of family, friends, and romantic...

50 Amazing Honeymoon Ideas

No matter the size of your honeymoon fund, you'll find the perfect trip for you and your new spouse. Newlyweds in the U.S. spend a combined $12 billion every year on honeymoons, and an estimated 80% of couples...
On September 16th, I flew to Iceland and spent an evening in Reykjavik, then crossed to the town of Akureyri the next day. From Akureyri, I boarded Oceanwide Expeditions’ new Polar Class 6 expedition cruise ship, m/v Hondius,...
Anthony Pearce has the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica on board Aurora Expeditions’ new ship, the Greg Mortimer We’re a few hundred metres from the coast of Hydrurga Rocks, a snowy outcrop off the northwestern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula,...
A chat with a polar expedition cruise doctor When you’re taking a polar expedition cruise, you are usually far from a hospital. In fact, you’re often days away from even the most remote small-town medical facility. This is almost never...
SpaceWatch.Global asked its staff and contributors to review 2019 and provide an outlook into 2020. These personal reviews are being published during the holiday season. This is Torsten Kriening, Chief Operations Officer of ThorGroup and Publisher of SpaceWatch.Global. by...
How a Catholic saint becomes an Arctic elf  Christmas is celebrated in numerous ways all over the world, and nearly all of these ways involve the historic figure of St. Nicholas. Who originally had nothing to do with Christmas. In the Netherlands,...
life-style, travel, P&O Cruises, Uniworld amazon cruise, nile river cruise, explore, travel, tourismThe latest in cruising news Boutique river-cruise line Uniworld has revealed it will be offering itineraries on the Amazon River in Peru for the first time....