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On The Road To Antarctica with Rebecca

Jan 17, 2019 10:06:39 AM / by Rebecca Stacey posted in Antarctica Travel


Each time I sit down to write this, I find myself at a loss for words. How do I properly convey all the excitement, nervousness, and anticipation that has been building up? Seeing massive icebergs thousands of times larger than the size of my house is still unfathomable to me.  Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands is the ultimate bucket list trip for so many. There are dozens of reasons why I cannot wait to go, but when I sit back in solitude, close my eyes, and see myself embarking on the Island Sky, the thought of visiting these three remote destinations really makes my heart skip a beat.

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Expedition 101

Nov 5, 2018 11:49:33 AM / by Tiffany Howard posted in Expedition 101


If you keep hearing about expedition travel but aren’t sure exactly what it is or what type of client might be interested in it, we’re here to help. International Expeditions and Zegrahm Expeditions offer small-ship cruises and overland adventures that are perfect for every type of expedition-style traveler—from River Cruisers, Cultural Connoisseurs, and Bucket-List Dreamers to Nature Enthusiasts, Ultimate Adventurers, and Experience Seekers.

What is Expedition Travel?

  • The ability to explore far-flung destinations, inaccessible on one’s own
  • Traveling in the company of world-class experts, who offer insights into the natural and cultural history of each destination
  • Enriching, interactive, and transformative experiences in each destination
  • A journey that leaves one with a better understanding and respect for our world

Who is The Expedition Travel Guest?
Someone with an insatiable curiosity for the world around them, who:

  • Yearns to explore destinations far beyond traditional tourist routes
  • Has a passion for learning more about our world
  • Respects nature and other cultures
  • Seeks unique, interactive, transformative experiences in remote destinations

A typical Zegrahm guest is:

  • Affluent, well-educated, inquisitive, and engaged
  • Enjoys extended itineraries from two- to three-weeks long
  • Solo travelers and couples, often of retirement age

A typical IE guest is:

  • Active, curious, and enthusiastic
  • Enjoys one- to two-week itineraries
  • Solo travelers, couples, and multi-generational families

Have someone in mind? Does your client:

If you have any questions about expedition-style travel or finding the perfect adventure for your clients, don't hesitate to call us at 866-712-4925.

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