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5 Reasons Why Alaska is an Adventure Traveler’s Paradise

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The Last Frontier is formidable in scale, and superlative adjectives barely do justice to its vast expanses of natural beauty. Twice the size of Texas but home to only 710,000 people – the lion’s share of which are based in Anchorage – it’s an unexplored wilderness and home to both the US’s largest and most remote […]

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5 Remarkable Reasons Why You Should Visit South America

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Tourism in South America has exploded over the past few decades as global visitors have discovered the remarkable scope of cultures, nature and history sewn into the fabric of these lands. If you’re searching for inspiration for your next adventure, then look no further; we’ve picked the five best reasons why you should explore South […]

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Northern Lights Cruise: Admiring the Aurora Borealis

Northern lights cruise
7 minutos

The beguiling phenomenon of the Northern Lights is one that has been fascinating humans around the world for millennia. Most visible from within the Arctic Circle, the best way of appreciating nature’s most spectacular light show is through a Northern Lights cruise. Many routes combine a few nights on shore with others spent sailing in the […]

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Ernest Shackleton and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

ernest shackleton
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An Anglo-Irish explorer, Ernest Shackleton acquired fame for his three expeditions to the Antarctic in the early 1900s and was an important figure in the time period now known as the “Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration”. This was an era of international scientific and geographical exploration – and one that is celebrated for its exceptional achievements despite […]

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Alaska Holidays in Unforgettable Glacier Bay National Park

Alaska holidays
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Glacier Bay National Park is the location of an incredible feat of natural engineering and a prime area of scientific study. Its uniqueness is due to the fact that over only a short period of 200 years, what was once a complete sheet of glacial ice, retreated – uncovering the dormant land and waters beneath. […]

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The Icy Secrets of Matanuska Glacier Park

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Located at Mile 102, a two-hours’ drive north east of Anchorage in Alaska, is Matanuska Glacier Park. Described as one of Alaska’s most accessible glaciers, Matanuska Glacier is the largest in the whole of the US that can be reached by vehicle.

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10 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About the Galápagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands
10 minutos

Always ranking highly on travelers’ bucket lists to South America, the Galápagos Islands are a spellbinding paradise of unique, scientifically significant wildlife species and are located 620-miles (1000-km) off the coast of Ecuador.

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Cruises to Norway and the Narrowest Fjord in the World

Cruises to Norway
7 minutos

While a myriad of countries including Greenland, Alaska, and Chile boast these dramatic geological formations, only one country can really lay claim to being the home of the fjord: Norway. A Norwegian word, fjord has become inseparably linked with Norway and the waterways themselves a national symbol. In a country whose coastline measures over 15,000 miles […]

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