Hurtigruten's MS Finnmarken cruise ship sailing through Geirangerfjord Cruising is becoming more popular every year, with over 30 million people expected to take a cruise holiday in 2019. To accommodate this growing demand, more ships are being built (often larger and with more facilities on-board) and new ports of call are being added to itineraries. But what is the environmental impact of the...

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Waterfalls cascading down lush cliffs in the Azores Volcanic rock The Azores are often referred to as the ‘Hawaii of the Atlantic’ - and it is easy to see why as this archipelago of nine volcanic islands appears to rise up from the sea like mountaintops of a drowned continent. Lying 812 miles west of Portugal, the Azores are the farthest flung outpost...

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Moose wading into the middle of a river in Alaska Post updated: 07/03/2019 Seeing Africa’s Big Five is on virtually every traveller’s bucket list, but this exciting continent isn’t the only place home to a group of iconic animals. From frozen wildernesses to unlikely European wildlife hot spots, here are the best places to see a ‘Big Five’ beyond Africa. Antarctica Big Five: Orca, wandering...

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World's best UNESCO Heritage Sites - Machu Picchu, Peru There are some places in the world that have become household names in travel. These are the bucket-list destinations, the places people visit on once-in-a-lifetime getaways. To protect and preserve them for future generations, these locations have been given UNESCO status as World Heritage Sites – and as of 2015, there are just under a...

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