Iceland – as its name suggests – has its fair share of cold, bleak days. As a rule of thumb, temperatures can drop to the exceptionally chilly −22 °F (−30 °C) in the highlands – albeit during very extreme periods of cold weather. If you’re visiting in winter, expect temperatures around the country to hover […]
Say namaste to legacies of the Mughal Empire and uncover the feverish energy of the bazaars that occupy every nook and cranny of India’s largest cities by experiencing the Golden Triangle tour. Exploring India’s hectic, bewitching ancient cities and exquisite marble tombs, this is the classic Indian circuit and an ideal introduction to the country’s eclectic cultural heritage […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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.
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 […]