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What is it like visiting Antarctica with YPT?

visiting Antarctica

What is it like visiting Antarctica with YPT? Young Pioneer Tours took ten travellers to the Frozen continent in December 2022. Their story is not of bravery, endurance and scorbies as were those of Scott, Amundsen, Shackleton or Charcot. On the contrary, we experienced a “postcard trip”, with perfect weather, majestic landscapes, adorable penguins and […]

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22 Interesting Facts About Visiting Antarctica

22 interesting facts about visiting Antarctica

By Marshall Mayer and Morgan Bourven In December, YPT will take you back to the frozen continent. We have been running trips to Greenland and Svalbard in Arctic waters, but for anyone with an adventurous spirit, this Antarctica cruise is not to be missed. Here’s 22 reasons why. 1. Antarctica is not a UN recognized country. Technically […]

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Best Budget Polar Cruises with Young Pioneer Tours

As well as being the company that brings you to “destinations your mother would rather you stay away from”, Young Pioneer Tours is your gateway to the awe-inspiring beauty and uncharted wonders of the Polar Regions, through our budget polar cruises. Embark on a journey of a lifetime and discover the pristine landscapes, incredible wildlife, […]

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FALKLAND ISLANDS – LIBERATION DAY – JUNE 14, 2024

FALKLAND ISLANDS – LIBERATION DAY – JUNE 14, 2023

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The Ultimate Socotra Guide – 2024

Socotra

Socotra is one of the most biodiverse parts of the planet and is an island located in the Indian Ocean that is dejure part of the Republic of Yemen, but now has a slightly more complex political nature. Known as a haven from the Yemeni Civil War it is now proving s hugely popular tourist […]

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The 10 best bars in the world to drink in before you die – 2024

best bars in the world

When it comes to the best bars in the world there are numerous lists out there. These tend to include places like Dubai, or other, well rather pretentious places. This is our list of the 10 best bars in the world t drink in before you die, for the adventurous traveler. Not all of these […]

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What’s it like to visit the North Pole?

visit the North Pole

What’s it like to visit the North Pole? While the north pole might concur up images of snow, Santa, Rudolph and the like, the reality is that the North Pole of lore more resembles Antarctica.  To read if Antarctica is a country click here. What is the North Pole? There are two poles on the […]

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What animals can you see in Svalbard?

What animals can you see in Svalbard

What animals can you see in Svalbard? This is pretty much the million dollar question, as well as one that often disappoints as much as it impresses people. Here there then is our guide to what animals you will certainly see in abundance, as well as ones you will see a bit less.  To read […]

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What is a Svalbard Cruise like?

Svalbard Cruise

Cruises and tourism in both Svalbard and the arctic have become big business. Formerly these inhospitable areas were the domain of whale hunters, coal miners and explorers, but in their wake tourists have replaced them. What is a Svalbard cruise like though? There are many answers to this, with no two ships, cruises, or indeed […]

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Ultimate Longyearbyen Guide 2024

Longyearbyen

Formally the domain of whalers and coal miners Svalbard and the wider artic region are now very much the domain of tourists. If you visit Svalbard then you will undoubtedly fly into the capital “city”of Longyearbyen. What though is its story? Here is the ultimate Longyearbyen guide!  What is Svalbard? We won’t go into too […]

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