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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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