Polar Cruises Blog - arctic wildlife

Large Wildlife of the Arctic: The Arctic Musk Ox, Walrus, and Polar Bear

Large Wildlife of the Arctic: The Arctic Musk Ox, Walrus, and Polar Bear

When it comes to the Arctic, there is only one strategy for wildlife: go big or go home.

Realm of the Polar Bear - A Travel Journal by Maggie Olson

Realm of the Polar Bear - A Travel Journal by Maggie Olson

Maggie is a Polar Cruises Client Services and Documents Specialist and traveled to Spitsbergen in August 2017 aboard the Expedition. Here is a log of her travels.

Spitsbergen Explorer - A Travel Journal by Janys Olsen

Spitsbergen Explorer - A Travel Journal by Janys Olsen

Janys is a Polar Cruises Travel Specialist who traveled to Spitsbergen in July 2017 aboard the Ocean Nova. Here is a log of her travels.

I am the Walrus - Cruising with Arctic Wildlife

I am the Walrus - Cruising with Arctic Wildlife

Unlike the melodious music of the Beatles sounds of a walrus herd can be loud with lots of bellowing and snorting.

When Polar Bears Talk in the Arctic

When Polar Bears Talk in the Arctic

We’ve mentioned before the impossibility of fulfilling your dream of witnessing polar bears and penguins mingling together in peaceful cohabitation, but here’s an easy way to remember why: Th

Where to go to see Arctic Wildlife, Landscapes and Culture

Where to go to see Arctic Wildlife, Landscapes and Culture

Ruth Wise describes the Arctic as follows:

Arctic Wildlife Primer #1 - The Basics

Arctic Wildlife Primer #1 - The Basics

Name a place where the animals might eat you before you can eat them.

Arctic Travel - Iceland and Geothermal Wonders

Arctic Travel - Iceland and Geothermal Wonders

When you choose an Arctic voyage that includes Iceland plan to spend several days touring the island country when the voyage concludes.

Arctic - Iceland's Birds Escorting Us Home - Expedition part 9

Arctic - Iceland's Birds Escorting Us Home - Expedition part 9

As we bid good-bye to Scoresbysund our environment for the past five days we also said goodbye to the sun.

Exploring Modern Arctic Life - Expedition part 8

Exploring Modern Arctic Life - Expedition part 8

Expedition – Arctic voyage September 14, 2011

Arctic Fast Ice Under the Mid- Autumn Moon - Expedition part 6

Arctic Fast Ice Under the Mid- Autumn Moon - Expedition part 6

September 12, 2011

Hidden Treasures in the Arctic - Expedition part 5

Hidden Treasures in the Arctic - Expedition part 5

September 11, 2011 – Sydkap Peninsula, Scoresbysund East Greenland

Arctic Adventure Travel - Expedition part 4

Arctic Adventure Travel - Expedition part 4

September 10th – Afternoon landing

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition part 3

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition part 3

Today we landed in East Greenland for the next part of our Arctic adventure!

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition part 2

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition part 2

Today the ship cruised north through the Svalbard Archipelago.

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition September 2011

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition September 2011

Spitsbergen - Sept 4, 11 - posted by Sharon Keating

Anticipaton of an Arctic Adventure!

Anticipaton of an Arctic Adventure!

In just two days I am leaving for my voyage aboard the Expedition September 4 – 17 Arctic Highlights and Polar Bears.

All Arctic Travel Adventures are Unique!

All Arctic Travel Adventures are Unique!

Arctic travel requires an open mind.

How To Get the Most Out of Your Antarctica or Arctic Vacation

How To Get the Most Out of Your Antarctica or Arctic Vacation

The best way to get the most out of your Antarctica or Arctic cruise is to keep an open mind, not have preconceived ideas of landings and wildlife sightings, and to relax and enjoy the journey.

Antarctica- Arctic: Essential gear for your next Polar adventure

Antarctica- Arctic: Essential gear for your next Polar adventure

In June I did a blog post about packing for your Polar adventure so don’t worry this one will be different…

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