Tag archives for Svalbard

Embracing Endless Night in Norway

Vacationing in the endless Arctic night? Crazy idea, but it doesn’t take long to fall in love with Svalbard in the dead of winter. Okay, there’s no sun (I mean really no sun—for more than four months), but instead of basking on warm beaches, I’ve spent the past two weeks bathing in moonlight, starlight, and the occasional…

Viewfinders: Cotton Coulson + Sisse Brimberg

Traveler contributing photographers Cotton Coulson and Sisse Brimberg have been part of the National Geographic family for years. Most recently, the husband-and-wife duo photographed “Danish Modern,” which ran in the magazine’s November 2013 issue. Here’s a brief look at the creative couple and their singular view of the world.

Your Isolated Islands

Last week, we featured Jenna Schnuer’s write-up of the new book Atlas of Remote Islands: Places I Have Never Been and Never Will, and asked you, dear readers, to write in and tell us which remote island most intrigued you and why. And to be honest, it was one of the most vibrant, thoughtful batch…

TONIGHT: The Land of the Polar Bears with National Geographic Expeditions

Want to learn more about traveling with National Geographic Expeditions? Here’s your chance. The Land of the Polar Bears with National Geographic Expeditions Have you ever dreamed of seeing a polar bear in the wild? How about about walrus, arctic foxes, reindeer, and bearded seals? Well tonight, you can join National Geographic Expeditions at 8:00…