Iceland ProCruises Goes Even Greener

Published on September 13, 2018

Iceland Pro Cruises has updated its Green Initiative Program.   The goal is to do its part and keep the oceans as clean as possible by: Reducing chemicals released into the ocean. Reducing energy used to wash items. Ramping up recycling efforts….

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Read All About It: Seven Islands You Can Sail Around

Published on July 8, 2018

The Telegraph newspaper in Britain recently ran a travel slide show about islands that you can circumnavigate on cruises — including a voyage around Iceland with Iceland ProCruises. Quotable quote: “Sparkling fjords, glacial lagoons and sightings of puffins and other wildlife are…

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Last Day with Iceland ProCruises

Published on September 10, 2015

Day 11 finds us sailing into Stykkisholmur, Iceland – the sun shone, spirits were high, then the winds whipped up making Zodiac trips to the harbor quite wild and wet as waves sprayed over the sides. I tried to get the guy…

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Vikings, Icebergs, and Glaciers with Iceland ProCruises

Published on September 3, 2015

Day 8 finds us sailing into Narsasuaq, a town of about 140 people. Oddly enough one of the two international airports is here – a relic from an old US military base. There was one flight out today to Copenhagen. We motored…

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Exploring Western Greenland with Iceland ProCruises

Published on August 29, 2015

I’m positively giddy at the realization that I get to unpack and stay in one place for 12 days – that rarely happens in the travel business! My spacious cabin has a double bed, sitting chair, desk and chair, plenty of closet…

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Greenland Cuisine

Published on January 21, 2015

With candlelight, good wine and dreamy views across the water, Nipisa easily lulls you into thinking it’s a posh European restaurant. Only when you open the menu – laced with reindeer, musk ox and even seal – is it readily apparent that…

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Iceland’s Celebrated Bad Boy: Erik the Red

Published on January 12, 2015

If you think the Hells Angels attitude is a modern phenomenon, delve a little into the history of Iceland, where the sons of anarchy from a thousand years ago are now national heroes. Iceland was settled by the outcasts from mainstream Viking…

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Iceland for Dummies

Published on December 2, 2014

The Emerging Destinations team visited Iceland a few months back in preparation for Iceland ProCruises debut in June 2015.  While we couldn’t cruise on the Ocean Diamon, we did visit quite a few of our ports of call.   Jessie Bligh, put…

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What Can’t You Pronounce in Greenland?

Published on October 2, 2014

While Greenlandic, is not as difficult to speak as Icelandic, it does not flow off of the tongue easily. Below is our “Rosetta Stone” approach to the Iceland ProCruises’ports of call in Greenland. Our cruises set sail in the summer of 2015 with the first cruise to…

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Iceland on the Rocks: To Björk … Or Not To Björk

Published on August 7, 2014

“If you could ferment a forest, this would be it” . . . “Tastes like a tree” . . . “Woodsy natural flavor.” . . . “Taste’s like bark” . . .  “A woodsy tea.”  Can you guess what drink is being described? Probably…

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