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Gumbo, Bourbon Street & Mardi Gras – New Orleans in the Spotlight

New Orleans is one of America’s most iconic and well-known cities. From it’s famous mardi gras to a unique cuisine all it’s own, we recommend you stay another day in this Louisiana city.

Tootin’ a horn for Chicago

Windy in more ways than one, Illinois’ Chicago is a hub for what is happening in the States…

Shining a Light on the Lights

Are the Northern Lights on your bucket list? Here’s all you need to know about them and how to get the best out of your camera when you find them.

What Penguin is That?

The portly feathered friends we know as penguins come in many shapes and sizes, get the low-down on the Penguins of the Sub Antarctic Islands here.

Why the Great Lakes are just plain Great.

From ghost towns to giant monsters, The Great Lakes of North America are big, deep and full of tall tales…

Talking The Kimberley with Mick Fogg

We are BIG fans of Ponant’s Mick Fogg. And Mick is a BIG fan of Australia’s Kimberley. Find out why here…

Bits about Belgrade

From party boats to the communist party, Belgrade is one of the most fascinating cities you can visit in Europe – here’s why…

Beautiful Bruge, Belgium

Bruge, Brugges or Brugge, no matter how you spell it, Bruge in Belgium is like stepping back in time…

Basque-ing in the Culture

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Read about the fascinating region of the Basque Country right here.

What did you think of…. Le Soleal & the Russian Far East

We asked cruising expert Del, what she thought of her Ponant expedition cruise to the Russian Far East.