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Hurtigruten’s “Singles Day” Sale 11.11 – No Single Supplement!

One Day Sale! On Wednesday, 11.11, Hurtigruten will waive the single supplement for several itineraries and destinations. This will be a single day promotion. Contact us for pricing / pre-booking of any of the below expeditions. Not a solo traveler? No problem - contact us...

Aurora Borealis

Also known as the Northern Lights, this natural phenomenon is visible in the Arctic parts of Norway from October through March. The “lights” vary in color and intensity and are quite unpredictable and unique. The Northern Lights in Norway are solar winds that meet the...

Arctic Seasonal Wildlife

Spring (April/May) April Great for dog sledding and snowmobiling. You can find some ski options in Spitsbergen and East Greenland. Great time for Arctic fox sightings! May Temperatures range around from -7°C to -2°C. Driest month in the Arctic - purple saxifrage can be seen...

Daring the Drake

Sir Francis Drake in 1578, may or may not have dared to cross the passage now named for him at the bottom of the world, some say opting instead to take the Strait of Magellan in his southern voyages. If you are travelling to Antarctica...

Expedition Cruising – Is It For Me?

When cruising as a true vacation holiday began, a variety of “entertainment” options on board your vessel were generally available. Theater/nightclub type shows, casinos, trivia night/bingo, art auctions, and more were typical, and more elaborate ballroom dancing, Captain’s cocktail hours, holiday or festival-themed performances also...

Antarctic Penguins

Of the 17 worldwide species of penguins, Antarctica can claim only four. By far the most common is the chinstrap penguin, which owes its name to the narrow black band under its head. The second-most populated is the Adélie penguin, numbering approximately 2.3 million pairs...

Antarctica Seasonal Wildlife

If traveling to Antarctica by ship, you will likely be sailing between October and March, which is considered spring through summer months around the Continent. Although most travelers assume the weather will be quite cold, temperatures range from approximately 15 degrees to around 50 degrees...

Packing for Antarctica or the Arctic

Packing for your Antarctica or Arctic cruise can be tricky, especially if your trip begins or ends in a more temperate climate.  Charter flights, often included, can have luggage weight limitations, so choosing items wisely that go further will help maximize valuable suitcase real estate. ...

Cruise Norway

Explore Norway With Cruise Norway Norway is well known for its beautiful and unspoiled nature. Look closer and you will also find cozy villages clinging to the steep hillsides and lively modern cities. Join us for spectacular sailings that go deep into the magnificent Norwegian…

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