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Dan Avila ventures to Svalbard, a remote yet fascinating archipelago in the High Arctic, to experience a vast wilderness of aquamarine glaciers, frozen tundras and polar bears. I’m on a snowmobile cruising at about 80 kilometres per hour over sea ice. The cold is taking

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The majesty of the Arctic is luxury and adventure defined. It's a frontier with a quiet elegance forged from isolation - abandoned but for the solemnity of its keepers, both animal and human. Here, we’ve compiled the four best luxury Arctic experience from the top

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The world’s most mystical natural phenomenon has long drawn visitors into the dark depths of the Arctic Circle, but rarely with the elegance of a private train voyage aboard the Golden Eagle, writes Amelia Hungerford. To see the Northern Lights, dancing grey-green in the night sky, is to witness nature

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Ken Eastwood enjoys breakfast among the icebergs in an exciting adventure cruise to Iceland, Greenland and Svalbard, taking in spectacular Arctic scenery, abundant wildlife and serpentine glaciers. It’s about 6.30 am and 4°C. I was roused out of bed by a loudspeaker, and am now crawling

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Barry Stone fights off a pod of walruses on his icebreaker expedition in the Russian High Arctic. But he remains sensibly wary of the resident polar bears in their natural habitat 900 kilometres from the North Pole. Photography by Wolfgang Jaekel. I can truly say I’d never

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