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Arcturus 2021-2022 Brochure

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We’ve just published our Arcturus Summer 2021 Arctic and Winter 2021-22 Antarctic exploration brochure with a fresh new design! This year we’ve featured fewer trips and voyages in the brochure itself as there are more detailed itineraries, maps and client comments on our website. Do call us as we’ll be happy to send you our detailed dossiers on the trips that interest you. We’ll also be able to give you up to the minute information on any late booking opportunities for...

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January 2020 Newsletter

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Happy 2020 to all! In our January newsletter I've featured 20 of my top travel experiences and adventures that I hope might hit the spot when considering your next trip. We're also showcasing some intriguing new hideaways and amazing voyages both north and south as well as news, offers and some really wonderful client feedback. Incredibly we are celebrating 20 years since I set up Far Frontiers Travel and you can rest assured we are as committed as ever to providing our clients with...

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September 2019 Newsletter

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Our just-published newsletter is brimming with new ideas and client feedback o n Sri Lanka, Cambodia, India, China, Oman, Georgia, Ecuador, the polar regions and more! We’ve gone big on Sri Lanka in this issue, now that the FCO’s travel advisory has been lifted, I consider it to be a wonderfully complete location for a holiday - there are endless things to discover such as its fantastic wildlife, historic fortresses, tea plantations and incredible Buddhist shrines, as well as...

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New Arcturus Brochure 2020-2021

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Our new 2020-21 Arcturus brochure is full of excitement in the form of land-based trips and polar voyages. This year we’ve added to our wide variety of land expeditions in Arctic Norway, Spitsbergen, Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Arctic Russia with some fantastic new Canadian Arctic adventures. On the voyages front, we’ve simplified the options, selecting small ships which, in our opinion, run the best voyages in the different regions. There is a bewildering array...

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January 2019 Newsletter


Happy New Year! We’ve created some exciting new itineraries for 2019 - including Turkey, Jordan, Russia, Brazil and China. Not only do I want to showcase the best these destinations have to offer, but I’m always looking to give you excellent ‘behind the scenes’ insights too. We’ve new ships, voyages, accommodation and activities aplenty to tempt you away this year and next, so do have a read and I will be only too happy to chat through ideas. Best wishes to...

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Dispatches E-News and Offers for November 2018

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Want to join a BBC film crew on a voyage to study whales in the Antarctic ? Or see the Northern Lights in Iceland this winter? Plus also exciting new ideas for Oman, Chile, China, Cambodia, India and Australia - it's all in our latest Dispatches enews ! Click here to view it now.

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September 2018 Newsletter


We’ve put together our September newsletter with this coming Christmas and the New Year in mind – lots of ideas for holidays you can book now including India, Ladakh, the Antarctic, Sri Lanka, Japan and New Zealand. We’ve also got some great new suggestions for Myanmar, Vietnam, the Galapagos and the Cape Verde Islands for next year and beyond, as well as late offers, tips for polar voyages, insightful client comments and a trip report by my husband Rahul who revisited...

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Dispatches E-news and Offers - August 2018 issue


News, ideas and offers for the coming months - including great deals on stunning properties in Sri Lanka, a scientific voyage to look at the feeding habits of baleen whales in the Antarctic in March 2019, a fantastic new cruise on the lower Ganges and Hooghly rivers, a great offer on Ortelius ' voyage this October to the Falklands - and much much more.....Read it all here

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New Arcturus Brochure 2019-2020

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Our new Arcturus brochure is hot off the press and we’ve some thrilling new adventures on land, sea and ice for 2019-20! There’s a wide variety of land-based trips for 2019 in Arctic Norway, Spitsbergen, Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Arctic Russia. For our polar voyages, we’ve simplified the options for summer 2019 Arctic and winter 2019/2020 Antarctic exploration, selecting small ships which, in our opinion, run the best voyages in the different regions....

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Dispatches E-news and Offers - May 2018 issue

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Lots of interestingly different ideas to tempt you to start planning your next trip! How about a totally unique exploration of India by luxury truck? We've an array of new voyages and activities to build into your holiday, some excellent suggestions for Burma, Thailand, Nepal and Argentina and special offers on voyages - so do take a look !

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Fiona's latest Recce Trip - Cape Verdes to the Canaries

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April 2018 I'm just back from am amazing ‘ Seminar at Sea ’ sailing from the Cape Verde Islands to the Canaries on board Russian polar expedition ship Sea Spirit. I learned so much with their fantastic on-board lectures about their trips to Antarctica, the Arctic and North Pole for 2018/19 and beyond. Look out for more on my trip in due course and of course do email me if you're planning a trip soon!

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April 2018 Newsletter


Spring has sprung and we’re celebrating with a bumper issue full of new trips, hotels, ships and voyages. There’s a two page report on my recent trip to Oman – where I was really impressed by some of the astonishing new hotels which have appeared on the landscape since my last visit. You’ll also find details of an amazing river trip from China to Laos as well as voyages around Newfoundland, to Spitsbergen or East Greenland, the Galapagos islands or Patagonia and even...

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Beat the Winter Blues and Scope that Holiday - March 2018 E-News


See the wild horses of Delft Island in Sri Lanka ; take a trip on the world's longest cable car at La Paz, Bolivia ; voyage right around Newfoundland and hike in its spectacular scenery; be tempted by the lure of the Gobi Desert and the Altai Mountains of Mongolia or combine your river cruise of the Ganges with a tip to Ladakh. All this and some great offers in our March Dispatches e-news , published today!

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Shaping up for a Historic Antarctic Challenge


Arcturus is sponsoring an attempt to make history later this year – with the first ever solo unsupported and unassisted crossing of Antarctica by former Royal Marine Commando Barry (Baz) Gray. In what is the greatest land-based challenge left in the world today, Baz will set off from the UK on 15 October 2018, with the aim of crossing the Antarctic Continent from coast to coast – a distance of 1800 miles - in a target time of 100 days. He will start at McMurdo Sound in the Ross...

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January 2018 Newsletter


Our January 2018 newsletter is a feast for the eyes! We’re featuring Sri Lanka, where I took an extensive tour last September – I can really recommend it as a place that both inspires and relaxes, and there are some gorgeous places to stay. You’ll also find information on Georgia, the former Soviet republic – still very unvisited, so now’s the time to get ahead of the game! On the polar front we’re introducing you to some stunning new ships and...

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Circumnavigate Canada by Ship, Air and Rail - Summer 2018

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Starting and ending in Nova Scotia, this adventure on Akademik Ioffe will be truly a once in a lifetime voyage – an entire circumnavigation of Canada in a single expedition! Setting off from Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, the voyage element joins together the ship’s other summer itineraries including Labrador & Torngat Mountains, Baffin Island and Lancaster Sound, exploration of the High Arctic , Pathways to Franklin , and the iconic Northwest Passage. Disembarking from the...

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New, Different and Not to be Missed! Dispatches E-News November 2017


Our latest Dispatches e-news gives you a sneak preview of some of the amazing accommodation I uncovered in Sri Lanka on my recent recce trip. More in the New Year in our printed newsletter. We've also got some new treats in Peru, India, Bhutan, Myanmar and Argentina that I've been bursting to tell you about. Plus some interesting things going on in June 2018 to mark Captain Scott's 150th birthday. And client Peter Wright's recent Northern Sea Route trip report is an absolute must read if...

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Must-see Exhibition of new Arctic Paintings this September

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Self-taught artist David Bellamy lives in Wales, but travels widely in search of subjects. He has always been inspired by mountains, and this exhibition celebrates his love of the Arctic in ‘all its moods.’ He has written 18 books on the subject of watercolour painting, the latest: ‘Arctic Light: An Artist’s Journey in a Frozen Wilderness’ is published by Search Press. Mountaineers Sir Chris Bonington and Doug Scott, Sir David Attenborough and travel writer...

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See our latest E-News for great new treats in South America!

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Our latest Dispatches e-news is packed full of exciting new activities in South America to create a dramatic opener or a thrilling finale to your voyage of a lifetime! How about watching jaguars in the wild in Brazil, glacier hiking in Peru or a decidedly different beach holiday in Uruguay ?

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We’ve just published our 2018-2019 Brochure for Arcturus


We’ve just published the 2018-19 Arcturus brochure which gives a foretaste of the excitement we have in store over the months to come. Inside there are exciting new land-based trips for Spitsbergen and Iceland in 2018 as well as new Arctic and Antarctic voyages for 2018-19. You’ll also still find winter 2017-18 Antarctic voyages as there are some excellent late booking opportunities. Everything in the brochure and more is on the Arcturus website, with fuller itinerary...

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