Adventure/ Expedition – Frozen Tours

Ever wondered where the best place to see the northern lights is? Or how to get to know Alaska or Iceland in the most adventurous way? Perhaps, you wonder what to do in Antarctica once you get there. Now you can find the answers.


Holidays on Ice: Glaciers and Iceland Holidays

Theodore Slate

A glacier is a heavy mass of ice that forms as layers of snow accumulate and compact over time, and then move slowly downhill as its weight responds to gravity. A visit to see one or several glacial ice giants tends to feature in most Iceland package holidays, and the most giant glacier you can visit is Vatnajökull. Vatnajökull – Southeast Iceland Vatnajökull is an ice cap in the southeast of Iceland. Holidays here will take in the dramatic outskirts where the glacier me...

Alaskan Adventure by Rail

Gregory Dolgos

One of the best ways to see the sights of Alaska is through a railroad tour! The Alaska Railroad is a railway that runs between Anchorage and Whittier and also from Anchorage to Fairbanks. On the southern Whittier route, the train also stops at Seward and on the northern route, it stops at Denali and Talkeetna. These tracks cover some of the most beautiful Alaskan countryside and the Alaska Railroad operates several scenic tours for tourists. Taking an Alaska Railroad tour is one of the best ...

The 3 Best Places to See the Northern Lights

Joe McClain

The northern lights, aurora borealis, are an incredibly amazing display of nature, which can only really be appreciated in person. Photos do not do them justice. There are several countries in which it is possible to see the northern lights, and the 'best' of these is often argued. Clarity, brightness and awe-inspiring value of the lights are dependant almost completely on the time of year, weather and several other environmental factors. This can be another hurdle in deciding where to go. Here,...

The Northernmost Town in the World

Pat Hyland

Hammerfest – the world’s northernmost town – is one of the most important travel destinations in Northern Norway. It has approx. 9,500 inhabitants, and a surface area of about 844 km2. It covers parts of the islands of Sørøya, Kvaløya and Seiland, and ever since it was awarded city status in 1789, it has been the natural centre of the region. Trade and industry is characterised by fishing, fish processing, the Snøhvit field (LNG), service industries ...

Whale Watching in Antarctica – A Once in a Lifetime Experience

Bill Alen

Even though Antarctica is known for its extremely cold climate, it is still teeming with life. It is home to different kinds of animals that have the ability to withstand the harshness of the continent's climate. Antarctic animals include various species of fish, birds, and mammals. The mammals that live in the Antarctic region include seals and whales. There are indeed various species of whales that can be found in the waters of Antarctica that whale watching is one of the most common activitie...