Destinations

You don't need a national holiday about love to justify taking a vacation with the one you love. All you need is a destination conducive to romance.Just like there are beaches that are great for families and national...
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...
Horse racing is a sport that is loved across the globe. There are hundreds of annual horse racing events that take place every year, from small races, to the desert, to luxury races in Dubai – and if...
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...
If “the past is a foreign country”, virtual holidays from previous decades might be just the kind of escape we need to get away from the hemmed-in, static present. Here are ten fab flicks from travel’s many golden...
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...
  I am sure not a single astrologer – and there are many – predicted the situation we would face in 2020. Historians have identified that a pandemic has happened once every 100 years, and 2020 too...