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A Bug’s Life in Svalbard

When you think about Svalbard wildlife, you might imagine reindeer, Arctic foxes, polar bears – the primary animal attractions that draw passengers...

Polar Cruises: The Ultimate Icebreakers

Travel is one of life’s great eye openers. It brings you into contact with new people and perspectives, challenges old assumptions you haven’t...

All About the Sami

Before the formation of Viking culture, another people populated the far north of the Scandinavian Peninsula. The Roman historian Tacitus described...

5 Life Lessons You'll Learn in Antarctica

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.” - Mark Twain

7 Questions for the Captain

It takes a village to run a polar cruise: The guides boat us safely from ship to shore and lead us on the gamut of glacial hikes, the service...

10 Key Traits of Post-Ice-Age Greenland to Upgrade Your Arctic Awareness

During the last ice age, most plants and animals vanished from Greenland as a thick sheath of ice coated the landscape. Once this ice started...

15 Stunning Photos for Those Curious About Antarctic Cruises

Though the following photos are all fantastic, they’re no substitute for the real thing.

Remembrance of Expeditions Past

Today I sit in the sun, thinking back on the years I spent with my Oceanwide family since my retirement in 1997. My first trips were on a little...

The islands that call Svalbard home

Svalbard is located between the North Pole and the Norwegian mainland and is home to some of the most dramatic and isolated landscapes in the...

An igneous paradise: Franklin Island

In the most desolate reach of seas on Earth all those adventurous enough to journey on the Ortelius to the Ross Sea excitedly hopped onto zodiacs...

Weddell Sea: the Original Antarctic Adventure

According to the historian Thomas R. Henry, you have to be brave to visit the Weddell Sea. In 1950 he wrote in his book, The White Continent,...

Polar Diving – Taking the Cold Plunge Into Real Discovery

If you’ve ever gone diving in warm, tropical waters you know how exciting that can be. In the ocean’s depths you’ll be met with an array of colors...

10 Common Misconceptions about the Arctic

The Arctic is a big place. Like, really big – the Arctic spreads out over 14.5 million km2, and makes up part of eight countries – Canada, Finland,...

Polar Snowshoeing – Walk Your Way to Fun & Adventure

What’s the fastest growing winter sport in the world? Skiing? Snowboarding? Would you believe snowshoeing? Yes, snowshoeing, one of the oldest...

10 Profound Polar Bear Facts

They’re cute, they’re cuddly, they’ll eat your face off – polar bears are the undisputed kings and queens of the north. As one of the major draws...

Preparing For Your Antarctica Adventure: Antarctica Packing Tips

Packing for adventures is a personal game. Everyone has their own thing of what works for them, and it constantly evolves as you learn on each...

Oceanwide Expeditions Birding Contest

Our 2017 Antarctic Birding Competition has come to a close with over 150 feather-oriented entries. We’re delighted with the entries we received...

Life migrating through the Polar Front

Since James Cook’s second voyage in 1772-1775 to Antarctica, which saw the first descriptions of Antarctic animals, scientists have progressively...

5 of history’s greatest Polar explorers

Today’s visitors to the Polar regions follow in the footsteps of some of the most famous explorers in history. Here’s a list of 5 great explorers...

An Unforgettable Wreck Diving Adventure in Antarctica

Scuba diving in Antarctica is a unique experience, close encounters with seals and diving around ice bergs. But there is much more. Like the...

Baleen Whales – The Gentle Giants of the Ocean

They are the largest animals on Earth, yet they live off some of the smallest. They can grow to lengths of 30 meters (90 feet), but it is the...

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