Santiago, Chile - South America

Port in focus: Santiago

Sandwiched between the snow-capped Andes and rolling green wine country, the Chilean capital is a regular feature on South America itineraries. It’s also a starting or finishing point for a lot of cruises; Buenos Aires to Santiago or vice versa is a popular route, all the more convenient for British cruisers since British Airways started...

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A Silversea expedition guest taking pictures of penguins in Antarctica
Have you always wanted to walk in the footsteps of explorers, treading where Charles Darwin formed his theory of evolution or where Sir Ernest Shackleton conquered an ill-fated voyage with no loss of life? Expedition cruises sound like your dream holiday. Offering once-in-a-lifetime journeys to some of the most remote and captivating destinations on the...

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Expedition cruise guests on a shore excursion in the Arctic
I will never forget the thrill of spotting an inquisitive polar bear on a cruise high into the Arctic Circle. We were just 600 miles south of the North Pole amid the breathtakingly remote surroundings of Magdalena Bay in the Svalbard Archipelago, and deep into the territory of the so-called Kings of the Arctic. So...

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Blue-footed booby birds standing on rocks in front of the sea

Post updated: 07/03/2019 Cruising can take you to some of the most spectacular places on the planet. The photogenic plains of Africa, oceans of Australia and fjords of Norway have never been more accessible, but these breath-taking destinations are just the tip of the iceberg. Expedition-class ships by Seabourn and Silversea now sail to the…

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Humpback whale breaching off Galapagos
Post updated: 07/03/2019 Galapagos isn’t your regular tropical paradise. This Ecuadorian archipelago is a place for adventure: a volcanic paradise home to incredible biodiversity. The unique Galapagos animals have evolved in isolation to become their own subspecies: a range of special creatures that are perfectly adapted to remote island life. In fact, the Galapagos islands...

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