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The Insider: Antarctica’s Citizen Scientists

A frozen wilderness at the end of the earth, the sheer size and scientific significance of Antarctica exceeds all expectations. We caught up with Bob Gilmore, the Citizen Science Coordinator on board Hebridean Sky – one of our favourite expedition ships – about how passengers on board the ship can get involved with important research. more »

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Blue whale

Marine Big Five

If, like us, you are hooked on David Attenborough’s latest masterpiece Blue Planet II, then you might be starting to see the appeal of making marine life more of a focus on your next holiday. We asked our specialists to choose the five most exciting marine species and identify where best to spot them. 1. Blue whale more »

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Himalayas

Exploring India’s Himalayan kingdom

Our Asia specialist Cherylle has travelled extensively in India, but until recently, the Himalayan kingdom in the north of the country was an enigma to her – a magical land she had heard so much about, but not yet had the chance to visit. We decided to put this right and send her off on more »

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Charley Boorman

In conversation with Charley Boorman

We were lucky enough to catch up with famous adventurer Charley Boorman, on his passion for travel, his love affair with Africa and his recent trip to Kenya. Here’s what he had to say… 1. You are always out and about exploring the world. What is it you love so much about travel? Ever since I more »

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Mount Cotopaxi

Cotopaxi on horseback

On a recent trip to Ecuador, it was the experience of horse riding in Cotopaxi National Park that really blew Latin America specialist Simon away. As a novice on horseback, here he tells us why this wonderful excursion is something every visitor to Ecuador should try… Encircled by some of the most formidable volcanic peaks more »

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The Okavango Delta from above

Botswana: a wonderland of waterways

Best known for its untamed wilderness, Botswana is made up of hugely contrasting environments; the unforgiving semi-arid desert landscapes in the south of the country couldn’t be further from the floodplains found in the northern areas. Laura from our product team recently went out to explore Botswana, and here she tells us why travelling along more »

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