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Arctic

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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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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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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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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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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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Arctic Birds – Pecking Order

The wonderful wildlife we’re lucky to come across on our amazing voyages is one of the major draw cards for …

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Top Packing Tips For A Polar Expedition

It goes without saying that heading off on a polar expedition, either to the Arctic Circle or the mighty Antarctica …

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6 Reasons For Crossing The Arctic Circle

As one of the world’s most remote, fascinating locations, the Arctic Circle is not your ordinary travel destination. Populated by …

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Naturalist vs Naturist – What’s The Difference?

At Aurora Expeditions we’re asked all kinds of questions. Some are scientific, others are more historical or geographical. If someone …

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Scoresbysund, Greenland – The World’s Largest Fjord System

Up to 350km long and 600m deep – Scoresbysund isn’t your typical fjord. As a highlight of all our East Greenland voyages, Scoresbysund …

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Some Interesting Facts About The Musk Ox

When you reach the icy, cold tundra of Greenland’s shore during your Arctic excursions, you may spot on the horizon …

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7 Greenland Facts You Might Not Know

Greenland, positioned above the Arctic Circle is a landscape dominated by ice and rugged tundra, subjected to the frigidness of …

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Arctic Sailing Then And Now: Vikings And You!

Scandinavia is well-known for its Viking history. These ancient people shaped the local area, not just on home soil, but across …

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What New Apps Do You Need For Your Next Overseas Adventure?

What’s your favourite smartphone app? Whether it’s Facebook, YouTube or The Age, these simple programs enable us to continuously connect …

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Walrus Fact File

In the icy depths of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard resides some of the most unique creatures in the animal kingdom. With …

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Expedition Leader Henrik Lovendahl Tells Us Why His Heart Lies In Norway

So Henrik, what is it that you love about the Norwegian coastline? Sailing up the Norwegian coastline is unique; it …

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