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Solan and his team arriving at the North Pole.

Life on the roof of the world: Meet polar expedition leader Solan Jensen


Maneuvering a nuclear-powered ice-breaker through the Arctic is all in a day’s work for polar expedition leader Solan Jensen, who sits down with Peregrine to discuss life on the roof of the world.

12/12/2018 / By / , , , , , / Post a Comment
A traveller takes a photo at Lilliehookfjorden, Norway.

Making each shot count: Your essential guide to polar photography


There’s no doubt the polar ends of our planet contain some of the most dramatic and breathtaking environs on Earth. Where else could you encounter giant icebergs drifting along the face of an even larger glacier, or the vast sense of scale offered by a white desert? There’s even the chance to snap stunning close-ups […]

02/10/2018 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment
Polar bears in Svalbard.

Traveller stories: Face to face with a polar bear


It takes a moment before I can make sense of the sprawling shapes of red projected in front of me. The mottled mess of blue, red and purple colours seem to shift in my head and then it clicks – I’m looking at a giant ice map of Svalbard, the frozen archipelago off the northern […]

11/09/2018 / By / , , , , , / Post a Comment
Hiking in the Arctic.

What to expect on an Arctic expedition


While we often associate polar adventures with rugged explorers, frost bite and questionable food, the truth is that an Arctic expedition doesn’t mean roughing it.

04/09/2018 / By / , , , , / Post a Comment
Whale tale in Antarctica.

Photo essay: Unforgettable moments from Antarctica and the Arctic


We asked a professional wildlife photographer to share with us some of his favourite moments, and best captures, while experiencing life on a frozen planet.

31/07/2018 / By / , , , , , , / Post a Comment