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Expedition news and information from the polar regions and worldwide

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Expedition news and information from the polar regions and worldwide

At Expeditions Online we live and breathe all things related to expedition cruises and the incredible locations that we are lucky enough to visit. Following are our latest Arctic and Antarctica blogs and travel guides to gain an insight into exploring these amazing places:

Six Places to Visit in Svalbard

Svalbard is one of the best places to visit the Arctic, being so easily accessible by air and blessed with spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife from the Fa…

07 May 2019

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All About Spitsbergen and Arctic Polar Ice

Learn about the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard, polar ice and its wildlife including polar bears and walrus. When’s the best time to go to Spitsbergen and…

14 Mar 2019

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February Svalbard Update - Polar Bear Dreaming

This month we are pleased to bring you a selection of far-northern expeditions in Svalbard, focussing on some new voyages with great chances for you to encounte…

20 Feb 2019

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North Pole: The Ultimate Arctic Adventure - New Dates!

JUST RELEASED FOR 2020! This bucket list adventure takes you to the top of the world at 90°N. It is a place few have been before, and is the pinnacle experi…

08 Feb 2019

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Ship Profile: RCGS Resolute

Expeditions Online introduces this series of ship profiles, with some extra information and personal views about some of the best vessels in small ship expediti…

07 Feb 2019

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Sea Spirit New Season and Discount Offers

New dates and prices for the MV Sea Spirit polar cruises now for the 2020 Arctic and 2020/21 Antarctic seasons. Book before 31 July 2019 and save 10% on Triple,…

01 Feb 2019

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The icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov Returns!

A Legend Returns... Icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov is back for tourist expeditions in the High Arctic.

20 Jan 2019

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December Round-up

December update from Expeditions Online: The Arctic, Antarctica and a special voyage to the Brazilian Amazon!

17 Dec 2018

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Greenland Wildlife

The vast Greenland ice sheet covers around 80% of this huge landmass. If you’ve yet to visit Greenland, you would be forgiven for assuming it is difficult…

29 May 2017

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Huge canyon discovered under Greenland ice

One of the biggest canyons in the world has been discovered beneath the Greenland ice sheet.

14 May 2017

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Fun Facts About The Arctic

The Arctic is one of the world’s last great wildernesses. It’s a fascinating part of our planet that’s bursting with interesting facts.

23 Jan 2017

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History Of Svalbard & Spitsbergen

The archipelago of Svalbard Norway and Spitsbergen its main island sits in the high Arctic. Two-thirds of the Svalbard archipelago is permanently covered in sno…

05 Aug 2016

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Expeditions Online Guide: Walruses and Where to See Them in the Arctic

The Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is one of the most distinctive and enigmatic Arctic animals, full of contrasts.

03 Aug 2016

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People of the Far North

The Arctic remains one of the earth’s last frontiers. Home to extreme conditions, beautiful landscapes, stunning wildlife – and some of the hardiest…

20 Jun 2016

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On top of the world - The North Pole

The sea ice that covers it is constantly moving and the climate always harsh and with extreme variations of light through the year - from the long, dark winter …

10 May 2016

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Earliest Satellite Maps of Polar Sea-ice

BBC Science News reports that the earliest ever satellite maps of Arctic and Antarctic sea-ice have been assembled by scientists. They were compiled with data f…

25 Apr 2013

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Penguin colony discovered by satellite

A 9,000-strong colony of penguins has been discovered in Antarctica after scientists spotted their poo trails in satellite images.

14 Feb 2013

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Sea Ice Decline and Ice Export through Fram Strait

The Arctic sea ice is shrinking, both in extent and thickness.

17 Jan 2013

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