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Top 5 travel experiences for history enthusiasts

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If you consider yourself to be an avid history enthusiast, these are our top travel experiences that will transport you through the ages.

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Solan and his team arriving at the North Pole.
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Life on the roof of the world: Meet polar expedition leader Solan Jensen

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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.

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the backside of St Basils Basilica - heading over to Red Square - no people no cars
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Behind the Iron Curtain: remembering my 1988 trip to the USSR

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It was 1988. Russia was technically the USSR, Gorbachev was leader and there was still a suspicion of outsiders. My hotel had microphones in the ceiling and people followed me wherever I went; definitely an overwhelming feeling of being watched.

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Your essential Arctic packing guide. Photo by Justin Meneguzzi.
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What to pack for an Arctic adventure

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The Arctic is an exciting and, at times, challenging setting for a polar expedition. Knowing what to pack (and what not to pack) means you won't be left out in the cold and can make the most of your trip in comfort.

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Dark tourism: is it ever okay?

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Why were we there? Were our motivations purely voyeuristic, like rubbernecking drivers crawling past a car crash, or is there something else at play?

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