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Compagnie du Ponants new ships, Boreal, Austral & Soleal..The most stylish adventure ships in the World?

Compagnie du Ponant Le Boreal & L'Austral

French company Compagnie du Ponant is shortly due to finish an exciting period in its development with the introduction next year Le Soleal which will join Le Boréal (the North Wind) and L’Austral (the South Wind).

The Sea of Cortez...A Hidden Gem of a Destination

Sea of Cortez Gulf of California

Described by Jacques Cousteau as “the aquarium of the world”, the Sea of Cortez, also known as the Gulf of California, separates mainland Mexico from the Baja California Peninsula.

Northern Lights Guide

Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are a remarkable natural occurrence that completely mesmerise those lucky enough to witness them.

Exclusive Event: Lindblad-National Geographic Evening

Lindblad Expeditions Photography

A Lindblad-National Geographic expedition is arguably the most exhilarating overseas adventure travel experience a person can have.

Arctic Adventures in 2013 with Compagnie du Ponant

Arctic Collection Summer Cruises Brochure

We are delighted to be able to bring you Compagnie du Ponant’s full 2013 Arctic programme… online! Simply follow the link below to view their full 2013 ‘Arctic Collection’ brochure; including information on the new Ponant ship, Le Soleal, and for details of the marve

Lonesome No More…

Galapagos Giant Tortoise

Lonesome George, a giant tortoise believed to be the last of its subspecies, has sadly passed away, according to staff at the Galápagos National Park in Ecuador.

Silversea Expeditions Eyes the Galapagos Islands

Sanctuary

It has been announced today that Silversea has set its sights on the dancing blue-footed boobies

'Lost' Segment of Great Wall of China Discovered?

Great Wall of China

According to National Geographic researchers (with the aid of Google Earth) believe that a forgotten section of the Great Wall of China has been discovered deep in the Gobi Desert - and interestingly, outside of China's current borders.

Orion Expedition 2013 Itineraries Now on Sale

National Geographic Orion Melanesia

Itineraries and fares have now been released for

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 cruising, there was a degree of bafflement as to how this supreme luxury cruise line would deliver not only the high level that comes as standard onboard every Silversea vessel, but also fulfil the other essential …exciting and adventurous itineraries.

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