While Valentine’s Day here at home is best known for candlelit dinners and skyrocketing chocolate sales, embarking on a Galapagos cruise around this time provides an opportunity to experience many unique species in their most active breeding season.
The Ilulissat Icefjord has been a part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage List since 2004. Exploration of the Icefjord guarantees breathtaking views of the glaciers and ice caps surrounding the sea, and exciting hiking trails throughout its lakes, meadows, and mountains. However, it’s easy to get wrapped up in its beauty and intrigue while overlooking its significance as a site of outstanding natural value.
David Tanguay loves to travel, but nothing had quite prepared him for experiencing the spectacular Canadian High Arctic. David had spent eight years working in travel and tourism, a career that took him to China, Spain and other destinations. Three years ago, he joined Quark Expeditions as an account manager, to work with travel agencies and tourism companies and help them understand the polar travel experience.
Celebrated astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield is joining our Arctic Icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov Expedition: Best of the Canadian Arctic!
There’s no shortage of opportunities to experience incredible marine and land flora and fauna in the area around Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge from different perspectives. And now, seasoned wildlife photographer and Arctic Watch guide Nansen Weber has given the world an entirely new perspective, thanks to new drone technology.
I’m Tiffany Merritt, Video Content Coordinator for the TUI Group, the parent company of Quark Expeditions. I recently had the good fortune to take a Galapagos Islands expedition, and wanted to share my experience, because it was the trip of a lifetime!