Elegant Journeys

Polar Regions

Having ticked off the usual suspects from one’s bucket list, more and more travelers are setting their beam on the polar regions to satisfy their deepest wonder-lust cravings. These parts of the world are arguably threatened due to climate change and we encourage you to go sooner rather than later. The window of opportunity is a brief one, November through February for Antarctica, and prime time for Arctic climes are May through September, although many destinations are extending their seasons to include winter activities. These areas, although scantily populated, are home to some of the rarest and most magnificent wildlife on the earth, as well as the most stunning natural landscapes and topography.


The biggest island in the world that can only be considered a playground for adventurous travelers, Greenland is a journey as much as a destination. Though physically part of North America, it is an autonomous territory with the Kingdom of Denmark. Greenland is more white than green, with three quarters of it covered in the only permanent ice sheet outside Antarctica. It is the least populated territory in the world and the majority of its 56,000 residents are Inuit, whose ancestors migrated from Alaska. With Arctic views and a sense of serenity where you may not see another soul for hundreds of miles, Greenland is a must-see-and-do spot for those seeking to explore an untouched corner of the world.


It is rare that so many members of our team have visited one destination we work with so often, but Iceland is in the Frontiers' family blood dating back to 1972. Extraordinary moody weather and exceptional light are enough of a reason to want to visit, while the Northern Lights, glacier walks and volcanoes will put it at the tippy-top of your list.


This “Great White Continent”, one of the last places of serene beauty untouched by humankind, has quickly become one of the most popular destinations for adventurous nature lovers with a passion for photography. Whether you explore via helicopter or by luxury cruise (or maybe a bit of both), from a kayak or on foot, we promise your visit to this extraordinary wilderness will be one you will never forget. There are many reasons to visit: commune with penguins, leopard seals, and albatross, majestic icebergs and glaciers, retracing the dashing steps of early explorers like Scott, Shackleton, and Amundsen, the ability to see hundreds of miles through dust-free air, or the profound absence of anything man-made. It is intimate, personal, exhilarating and life-changing.


A place so spectacular and fulfilling we almost think of it as its own country rather than one of the fifty states, Alaska's incredible scenery leaves us breathless time and time again. Our 49th state has so many cool claims to fame: it hosts the tallest peak in North America, Mt. McKinley, it is our largest state, it has more coastline (34,000 miles) than the rest of the states combined, and borders three different seas: The Arctic Ocean, The Pacific Ocean, and the Bering Sea. There are more than 3,000 rivers and 3 million lakes and has more than half of the world’s glaciers. Whether you opt to explore by cruise, on foot, or by seaplane, the impressive state of Alaska with its abundant wildlife should be on everyone’s bucket list.


The Land of The Midnight Sun is blessed with extraordinary natural resources – spectacular fjords, rugged snow-dusted mountains, pine forests, sunny coves, and vast barren tundra plains in the north. Cosmopolitan cities like Oslo and Bergen compliment quaint rural villages where Nordic traditions abound. Visitors are impressed by the warmth of the Norwegian people who enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world. Whether you are into culture, photography, dramatic landscapes, or high-octane adventure sports, it is hard to imagine a traveler who won’t enjoy Norway!


O Canada... a country of snowy mountain tops and cosmopolitan cities, poutine and maple syrup, and some of the nicest people our world has to offer. A haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Canada offers a myriad of options – kayak with killer whales on Vancouver Island, heli-ski in Alberta, photograph polar bears on the edge of Hudson Bay, beachcomb on Nova Scotia’s rocky coasts, cast a fly to steelhead trout in British Colombia’s gin-clear waters, or chase elusive narwhals in the High Arctic. The cityscape of Vancouver offers a bit of sexiness for fashionistas and foodies, while way over yonder the greenery of Newfoundland encompasses a sense of peaceful stillness. Meanwhile, the Quebec-quoi of Montreal will satisfy any French wanderlust you may be feeling.

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