Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Hurtigruten's New Port to Port Pricing Allows More Flexibility for Travel

Announcing new port-to-port pricing that will allow travelers to customize their Norwegian exploration by combining the Classic Norwegian Coastal Voyage with extended stays ashore in any of the 34 ports of call visited on the west coast itinerary. The new pricing system benefits guests who wish to spend more time ashore in certain cities including visiting family along the coast, an exciting ski vacation or perhaps a Lofoten fishing expedition.

With daily departures, easy online booking and an array of optional excursions, guests are able to design the itinerary (over 1,100 to choose from) that best fits their needs and preferences. Nightly rates for an unspecified cabin during the winter, autumn/spring and summer are $119, $142 and $202, respectively; rates for guaranteed outside cabins are $127, $158 and $250. For details contact your travel agent or book online!

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Husky Adventure - Meet the Puppies

Dog sledding in Kirkenes offers the opportunity to meet the puppies!  Can we sneak them home in our suitcases?

Photo: Jennifer Rosen

Monday, March 14, 2011

Facts about Greenland

Greenland is in Greenlandic called Kalaallit Nunaat - the Land of People.

Greenland is a mountainous country and is the largest island in the world with a total of 2.175,600 sq. km.

Greenland cruises with Hurtigruten
Thanks to Greenland Tourism & Business Council

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Antarctica Photo of the Month

Antarctica is white poetry: icebergs, seals, total silence - and the cutest creatures on earth: the penguins!

Have you ever visited Antarctica with Hurtigruten or any other cruise company? Please share your experiences with other blog readers in the comments field below!

Hurtigruten cruise to Antarctica

(All images © Hurtigruten)