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Meet the Experts: Conrad Combrink, Director of Expedition Cruises at Silversea

Conrad Combrink

When Silversea made the surprise announcement in 2007 that they had purchased World Discover II to diversify into adventure cruisi...

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Arctic Adventure (Reykjavik, Iceland to Longyearbyen, Svalbad) onboard Silver Explorer, 13-25 June 2012

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Icelanders said that we had brought summer with us when we first arrived and the fine sunny weather stayed with us for the first three days aboard Silver Explorer as we cruised the west and north coast of Iceland. After spending three days based in Reykjavik to explore the fascinating south west corner of Iceland,...

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We spotted the elusive polar bear in Liefdefjorden hunting a reindeer...

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Experiences of a lifetime don’t come much better than my Arctic adventure to Spitsbergen with Hurtigruten. At the top of my ...

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All too often, we hear people agonise over their future travel plans. 'The trouble is', they cry, 'we've been everywhere'. Expeditions and adventures are the perfect choice for those who have 'done' the standard cruise itineraries. The opportunity to travel further afield, away from the tourist areas, and into truly remote, unexplored or wilderness areas, is offered to a select few on board small ships, specifically adapted for this kind of travel. At first sight, such journeys can appear expensive – so we spoke to Sarina Bratton, Managing Director of Orion Expedition C...