• Capture the Arctic: tips from photographer Steve Davey

     
    Polar bear cubs | Photography by Steve Davey

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  • India: Beyond the chaos

    Life's pretty sweet when you're cruising the backwaters of Kerala in Southern India. It doesn't take long to unwind and relax, letting the peace settle over you. This labyrinth of interconnected canals, rivers, lakes and inlets, is formed by more than 900 km of waterways. And you'll feel like you've got all the time in the world to explore this fascinating destination.

    Here's some ways to keep entertained, without having to rouse yourself too far from your dreamlike state:

  • Snapshot of Halong Bay

    The story behind Halong Bay is a real beauty. Legend has it that when invaders came to Vietnam, the gods sent fierce dragons to protect the Vietnamese people. These brave dragon warriors spat thousands of jade jewels into the water to form a great wall against the invaders. These jewels became the limestone islands and islets that still dot the bay today.

  • The other Galapagos

    We all know the big appeal of visiting the stunning Galapagos Islands is the chance to meet incredible wildlife and immerse yourself in that crystal clear water. But what about at the end of the day, when the activities are over and it's time to let your hair down, relax, look back over your photos, kick back with a drink or simply fall asleep to the sound of the lapping waves?

  • Everything you wanted to know about Niagara Falls

    Niagara Falls is one of the world's great natural wonders, and a popular honeymoon destination. Even if you're not getting hitched, it's certainly one not to miss. Just 90 minutes from Toronto and right on the United States/Canada border, Niagara Falls is easily accessible for all.

  • We send the Royals on holiday

    On Saturday 2 June this year, the Queen will celebrate 60 years on the throne. Celebrations for the Diamond Jubilee are happening right across the UK, culminating in a special event this weekend.

    So when all the ceremonies, parties, soirees, processions and concerts wind up, we figure a few members of the Royal Family could do with a holiday.

    See where we think they should go to shake off the shackles of royal duty and let their hair down (well, those of them who still have hair...ahem, William).

    The Queen and Prince Philip

  • My Antarctic adventure

    Graeme Bruce is a very lucky man. In 2009 one of his lifelong dreams came true when he won a Peregrine trip to Antarctica. Here's Graeme's story...

  • To the far side: The Weddell Sea

    A lot of people visit the wonderful western side of the Antarctic Peninsula. But on the other side there is also a treasure-trove to be discovered. This comes in the form of the northernmost parts of the Weddell Sea, the Engine Room of Icebergs, and its associated islands.

    This is an area entwined with two of continent’s greatest sagas of history and exploration. 

  • Kayaking at Kenai

    Located on the dramatically beautiful coastline of Southern Alaska, step inside a world shaped by glaciers, earthquakes and ocean storms. Kenai Fjords National Park plays host to some of the most beautiful glacier landscape in the world, brimming with wildlife and glittering glacier ice, it is a magnificent sight to behold.

  • 12 Days of Christmas Destinations

    Guest blogger Marissa Cooke thinks there's no better time to plan your next escape than in the countdown to Christmas holidays.

    To help your mind wander (even if you can’t!), she's created her own version of the 12 Days of Christmas. It goes a little something like this…

  • Put yourself in this picture

    We posted this image on Facebook recently, and invited our fans to play our new game, Picture Yourself With Peregrine. We also asked if they could picture themselves in the Arctic.

    Here's a few of the responses from those who have been, and those who are still dreaming of their adventure:

  • Image of the week: Kerala backwaters, India

    This image was taken along the Kerala backwaters in India by Natalie Neal.

    Here's some facts about this stunning part of the world:

  • See the Arctic through a leader's eyes

    Read Peregrine expedition leader David "Woody" Wood's fascinating account of his recent Svalbard, East Greenland and Iceland voyage:

    Sailing across to East Greenland we had calm seas and light winds - an auspicious start to the second stanza of our voyage.

  • Getting around Botswana: 3 modes of local transport

    When you go on safari in Botswana, chances are you'll take a few different modes of transport. Here's a closer look at three of them:

    Safari truck
    Primarily, you'll be based in your safari vehicle. These differ from trip to trip, but most will be partially or fully open, giving you uninterrupted views of the animals and landscapes.

  • A leaders' perspective: What to expect on an Arctic voyage

    Our Arctic expedition leaders, David “Woody” Wood and Annie Inglis, share their tips and hints for what to expect on an Arctic voyage.

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