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The world’s remotest islands

Check out these remarkable islands from around the world

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Living the wildlife: Europe’s summer wildlife highlights

From wolverine to walrus & Europe has plenty to offer those searching for a wildlife-filled summer getaway.

Lost and Found in the Arctic

In this extract from Beastly Journeys, Kelsey Camacho tells of travelling through an Arctic blizzard with a pack of huskies in Svalbard. 

Seven reasons to visit Svalbard

Ever dreamed of spotting a polar bear in the wild? How about visiting the world’s most northerly capital? Or escaping to a remote island? If your answer is yes, Svalbard should definitely be on your travel list. 

Six alternative winter breaks

If you’re tired of turkey, mince pies and endless present wrapping, then this is for you.

Where to go in July

As summer kicks off so do the festivals. From Faroese Pride to the Pamplona bulls, there’s plenty to see and do in July. 

Exploring Svalbard and the Faroes

On 20 March, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the remote wildernesses of Svalbard and the Faroe Islands. Here are some of our favourite things to do on these breathtaking archipelagos.

A plea to travellers

Andreas Umbreit puts forward the case for responsible tourism in the Arctic.

High-risk pursuits

Andreas Umbreit recounts the story of how one expedition took a turn for the worst in this icy wilderness.

What is the definition of Arctic?

Andreas Umbreit discusses the competing definitions of this oft-disputed term.