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A Hotel Room on Skis in Finland at Aurora Wilderness Camp

Aurora Wilderness Camp

Northern Finland has launched a new hotel experience where a beautifully appointed glamping cabin is towed into a remote wilderness location, deep in the Arctic Circle, perfectly situated for lying back to experience the Northern lights from the comfort of your bed. The new mobile room, which importantly includes a clear Aurora viewing roof, is located six kilometers east of…

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An Arctic Safari to the Northwest Passage, Nunavut, Greenland

TravelWild Expeditions Arctic

TravelWild Expeditions, small ship experts for travel to off-the-beaten path destinations introduce their Arctic Safari. Beginning in Resolute Bay which is considered the northernmost town in Nunavut which is Canada’s northernmost Province, this small Inuit settlement marks the northern end of the Northwest Passage. Arriving by charter flight, guests board the Ocean Endeavor for the 12 days of adventure. Search…

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Lindblad Expeditions Ventures to Russian Far East & Bering Sea

Arctic polar bears

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced a remarkable program of voyages for 2019 that will venture into the Russian Arctic, one of the most rugged and wildlife-rich regions on the planet.  The three itineraries will give a different glimpse into life in the remote Russian Far East & Bering Sea, where spectacular wildlife, an intriguing native culture, arresting mysteries, and world-class…

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Poseidon Gets a Jump on 2019-2010 Arctic & Antarctic Cruise Seasons

Poseidon Expeditions Antarctica

Poseidon Expeditions, the go-to company for Arctic and Antarctic cruises, has a jump on the 2019 and 2020 seasons with new destinations, additional departures of favorite journeys and if booked by Nov. 1, 2018, discounts of up to 15 percent on most itineraries. The company maintains two vessels, the 114-guest Sea Spirit, recently fully refurbished, and the 128-guest 50 Years…

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The Arctic is Now Open for Independent Travel

Book Lapland snowshoes

Having long been a destination of mystery and adventure, the Arctic has in the past been a destination reserved for the specialist adventurer or the wealthy. However, with the launch of Book Lapland, the Arctic region is now open for independent travelers with a new simple booking window to activities across Lapland. Book Lapland is working with activity providers across…

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10 Adventure Travel Experiences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Archipelago of the Azores

With the lineup of ‘places to go next’ growing by the minute, deciding on your next trip can be a challenge. To help, Bannikin Travel & Tourism created this 2018 travel hit list. Follow it closely, and your social media feed will be the next go-to spot for travel inspirations. Here are the top 10 travel experiences for 2018: 1)…

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Arctic Icebreaker Experience Launched by Off the Map Travel

Arctic Explorer ship

This winter passengers can follow in the footsteps of the great Arctic adventurers and set sail aboard the Arctic Explorer in Northern Sweden, an icebreaker vessel that can cut through ice more than a foot and a half thick, before walking on the frozen sea and taking a dip in the sea to complete this unforgettable Arctic adventure. Offered for…

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New Guidelines for Observing Arctic Wildlife

Polar bear tour

Seeing wildlife in its natural habitat is a major attraction for travelers visiting the Arctic. New Wildlife Guidelines from the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) aim to help nature lovers enjoy the Arctic fauna safely and without disturbing the birds and animals that they are admiring. From the iconic polar bear to the dainty, sparrow-like snow bunting, the…

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