As the ice melts in the Arctic, new bitter-sweet frontiers for travel emerge, writes David McGonigal.
Ronelle Adams, a veteran of more than 100 cruises, marked the northern summer solstice in Norway.
Our Cruise Director Sally Macmillan suggests some popular holidays that are filled with thrills for the kids, while also enjoyable for mum and dad.
After the drama, the investigaton of what disabled a ship in the Gulf of Mexico begins.
Bev Cornell of Melbourne enjoys up-close encounters with walruses in the Arctic.
The northern lights are at their vivid best, a 'solar maximum' making them even more startling, writes Adrian Bridge.
A century after Amundsen's conquest of the South Pole, Peter Hughes surveys the home turf of the explorer who beat the doomed Captain Scott to the prize.
Who needs daylight on an archipelago this magnificent, writes Ainslie MacGibbon.