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Joy to the CITIES!By: Ann Kirkland, Urban Explorer
Cities, like books, can be read. The street, the footpath, the square, and the park are the grammar of the city.You may know that, having passed the reins of Classical Pursuits to wonder woman, Melanie Blake, I am returning to a life-long passion – exploring what makes cities places where people love to live. Ever since I noticed vibrant street life on the stoops of my hometown of Philadelph...
Reading List for Epic Northwest Passage ExpeditionBy: Laurielle Penny
Below we've shared a list of some notable readings to consider as you look forward to your Epic Northwest Passage expedition: Polar Imperative: A History of Arctic Sovereignty in North America by Shelagh D. GrantBased on Shelagh Grantʼs groundbreaking archival research and drawing on her reputation as a leading historian in the field, Polar Imperative is a compelling overview of the hi...
Welcome to the RCGS ResoluteBy: Laurielle Penny
Welcome to the RCGS Resolute – your mobile wilderness lodge taking you to Greenland and the Canadian Arctic next August.I travelled to Sydney, N.S last month to see the ship on the occasion of her re-commissioning as the RCGS Resolute. She is perfect! Exactly the right ship for our “Epic Northwest Passage” voyage. I’m delighted to report on the ship and to share with you so...
Only 4 spaces left on Havana!By: Ann Kirkland, Urban Explorer
Join me and Boris Masip (Havana native) on my inaugural Most Liveable Cities trip to HAVANA: CAPITAL OF CREATIVITY, January 18 - 24, 2019Hola amigo/amiga,When I led two back-to-back Classical Pursuits trips there in 2016, I could not get over the explosion of creativity. Dance, music, art, design – from amateur and kitsch to highly sophisticated and ultra-modern, everyone seemed to be creati...
Most Liveable Cities: Where People Flourish Part IIBy: Ann Kirkland, Urban Explorer
“Liveability isn’t just about just being about being able to afford somewhere to live but about the things that make you want to stay there.' – Matt Galloway, Metro Morning with Jesse Wente, Sept. 25, 2018Hello again,A few items to stir your urban juices. At the heart of every city is its citizens. Our perception of cities is slowly changing from a model of mathematical engineeri...
Science Lab Installed Onboard RCGS ResoluteBy: One Ocean Expeditions
In consultation with global conservation organization Ocean Wise, we are proud to announce the first-ever creation and installation of a custom-built container science lab. The One Ocean Expeditions branded ‘One Lab’ is a specialized laboratory and one will be installed on each of our vessels, with the inaugural container unveiled at the recommissioning event of RCGS Resolute in Sydney...
- My kind of walk…
- A TALE OF TWO CITIES - Havana: Capital of Creativity
- The Gambia is a Hit!
- In the Footsteps of the Artist with Nella Cotrupi
- The Splendour of Russia Through an Artist’s Eyes
- Let’s Go Dutch
- Joy to the CITIES!
- Reading List for Epic Northwest Passage Expedition
- Welcome to the RCGS Resolute
- Only 4 spaces left on Havana!
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