Aurora Expeditions Blog

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Travel Trends for 2022

For the team at Aurora Expeditions, which prides itself on pushing frontiers, one of the many side effects of the …

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6 New Ways to Explore Antarctica in 2023 & 2024

With the release of our new Antarctic, Arctic & Global Season Brochure, we are offering 6 new ways to explore …

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Bucket-list destinations to suit every traveller

Because Aurora Expeditions visits some of the most unique places in the world, compiling this list of bucket-list destinations wasn’t …

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Arctic Birds: A Bird Watcher’s Guide to Svalbard

The Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is one of our favourite destinations, with jaw-dropping landscapes and impressive wildlife. However, Svalbard isn’t …

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Top Tips for Reducing Plastic

This week, people all over the world have been honouring Sarah Auffret by collecting litter in their communities, as part …

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What to pack for a trip to the polar regions

When packing for your holiday, do you have trouble deciding between what to take versus leave at home? If so, …

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First look at our 5 new Arctic & Global itineraries to inspire your next adventure

We are excited to announce the release of our Antarctic, the Arctic & Global 2022-2024 Season Brochure, which includes brand new …

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World Oceans Day – 8 June & Every Day

World Oceans Day, which takes place annually on 8 June, is a day for humanity to honour the ocean. However, …

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Take 5 with Expedition Leader, Dr. Liz Pope

We’re taking 5 with Expedition Leader, Dr. Liz Pope, on what it’s like working in the most remote regions in …

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Which Antarctic expedition is right for me? A Guide to our Antarctic Itineraries

Not sure which Antarctic itinerary is right for you? Here’s our guide to Antarctica’s regions. Ways to Explore Antarctica Whether …

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How can we help endangered penguins in Antarctica?

As a group, penguins are one of the two most threatened seabird species in the world. According to Birdlife International, …

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Stories from Antarctica: I pinched myself to see that I wasn’t dreaming

Here’s Karen Hollands’ top insights from her recent expedition to Antarctica. This was my first time travelling to Antarctica, and …

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Stories from Antarctica: An expedition like no other

Amelya Grey,  Aurora Expeditions BDM, on why her recent Antarctic Explorer voyage was an expedition like no other. Antarctica – …

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Snorks have more fun… In Antarctica!

Thinking about going snorkelling in Antarctica? Here’s a first-timer’s experience exploring ice-speckled bays on a recent Antarctic Explorer expedition. It …

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Howard’s Top 5 Tips for Antarctic First-Timers

First time travelling to Antarctica? Here’s Howard’s top 5 tips to make the most of your expedition. About Howard Whelan …

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Castles, Culture and Coastlines: Jewels of Coastal UK

From magical landscapes and iconic coastlines to sites brimming with history, the endlessly intriguing United Kingdom always offers something new …

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The British Isles: A Bird Watcher’s Guide

If you’re a birding enthusiast, the British Isles also holds a special surprise in the range of birdlife that call …

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Honouring Women Conservationists on International Women’s Day

The Sylvia Earle will be dedicated to leading women conservationists At Aurora Expeditions, we are celebrating International Women’s Day 2022 …

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On the verge of booking your next holiday? Here’s our 5 new itineraries

Arctic & Global Brochure 2022 | 23 We are excited to announce the release of our Arctic & Global 2022 …

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Editors Pick: 10 Best Travel Books Of All Time

Are you seeking out that perfect holiday read? Well look no further, we reveal our top 10 travel books to …

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What to know before travelling to Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama are lands of tropical rainforests teeming with outstanding wildlife, brilliant birds and flamboyant scenery. Here’s the …

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Solo Adventure Vacations: Why You Should Go

Enjoy the company of like-minded people, explore endlessly at your own pace or push your limits with adventure. Whether you’re …

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Why Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 100 year legacy lives on

Wednesday 5 January 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of one of the greatest polar pioneers, Sir Ernest …

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The Ultimate 2022 Bucket List: Revival guide for adventurers

Ready for a holiday but not sure where to go? Reignite your sense of adventure each month of the year …

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