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Fearless Females: Top Women In Polar Adventure

This International Women’s Day on March 8, Aurora Expeditions is celebrating the indomitable women who inspire us to keep exploring. Men …

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Expert Tips For Kayaking In Antarctica & The Polar Regions

Early in the morning you hop in your kayak and push away from the ship. You and your fellow kayakers make …

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Our Fearless Leader Checks In From Greenland

Aurora Expeditions founder Greg Mortimer has embarked upon a private rock climbing expedition to the remote coast of Greenland. Along …

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Arctic Foods: What Do People Eat In The European Arctic?

Crowning the top of the world, the Arctic Circle is known for many things, from breathtaking icy glaciers and untamed …

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Svalbard Reindeer Facts & Information

If you have booked your trip on board one of Aurora Expeditions’ cruises to the Arctic Circle, you may begin …

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Why are there no penguins in the Arctic?

The Arctic is a bird-lover’s paradise. The bird cliffs of Iceland and Norway are some of the busiest, most bustling …

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Top 10 Things To See On A Spitsbergen Cruise

Heading on a voyage to the European Arctic? With Aurora Expeditions, you’ll have the chance to explore some of the …

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Interview With Heidi Krajewsky – Expedition Naturalist

Venturing out to sea as a Sea Cadet during her teens, Heidi then left home to work as a deckhand …

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Arctic Through A Camera Lens: “Global Arctic Awards” Awards Its Winners.

Conquering the cold heart of Arctic is a challenge, but there is nothing impossible for those truly in love with …

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Polar Bear Facts

The mighty polar bear is one of the trademarks of the Arctic, with its powerful build and shaggy white fur. …

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Discovering Svalbard’s Global Seed Vault

On Aurora Expeditions’ Arctic Complete tour, you’ll sail off on the Polar Pioneer for the awe-inspiring vistas of Spitsbergen, Greenland and …

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What Is A Glacier?’ With Glaciologist Heidi Sevestre

Glaciologist and expedition staff member Heidi Sevestre travelled with us on our 2016 European Arctic season, sharing her passion for …

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Arctic Landscape Photography: Top Things To Photograph

For the avid photographer and amateur alike, the breathtaking wilds of the Arctic Circle present an exhilarating subject matter, from …

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Welcome To The Arctic, Home Of Santa Claus Village

One of the most identifiable characters around the world, the man in the big red suit is known by many …

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Discover Reykjavik: Best Things To See & Do

Perched at the rim of the Arctic Circle, Iceland is a gateway to the frozen north, steeped in centuries of …

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Icecaps, Katabatic Winds, And Vivid Red Tundra

Past passenger Ian Nowak writes of his experiences on a European Arctic voyage with Aurora Expeditions. At the end of …

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Share Your Voyage Online With The Best Trip Tracking App

Aurora Expeditions have become the first cruise operator to implement a brand new social media tracking service on our remote …

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New Arctic Short Film

Jewels of the Arctic  A short film by Aurora Expeditions Sit back and relax as you are transported into the …

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Aurora Expeditions 2015 Highlights

Only three weeks left before a new year starts! With more than 30 expeditions to some of the most amazing …

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New Polar Expedition Jacket

From November 2014 each passenger travelling on our Antarctic or Arctic voyages will receive a complimentary polar expedition jacket to …

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How You Can Help Save Our Polar Bears

Aurora Expeditions is passionate about conserving the world’s threatened wildlife. That’s why we want to raise awareness about the threats …

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Where To Climb In Scoresby Sund, Greenland

With sheer granite cliffs and glacial remnants that rise from the sea, Greenland’s geography can certainly take your breath away. …

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Cruising Norway’s Fjords: A Travel Guide

Tucked away on the fringe of the Arctic Circle, the dramatic landscapes of Norway draw travellers from around the world, …

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Discovering The Arctic Through The Eyes Of A 14-Year-Old

Voyaging to a frozen wilderness holds a magical allure for many a wide-eyed traveller, but when you’re experiencing it through …

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