International Expeditions: Travelling to the Amazon with Hans Lagerweij

Hans Lagerweij is the president of Quark Expeditions and a passionate, avid adventure traveler. He will be travelling with International Expeditions, Quark’s sister company, and pioneers in ecotourism. We invite you to visit International Expeditions website for more information about the company and their voyages, or visit the Amazon with Hans in May 2014! Hans, why is Quark Expeditions® working together with International Expeditions? Quark Expeditions® and International Expeditions have [...]

Sochi 2014 Games: Olympic torch visits the North Pole

For the first time in history the Olympic flame was brought to the North Pole, on board Quark’s  nuclear-powered icebreaker, 50 Years of Victory, as part of the torch relay to the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.  The icebreaker, which departed from Russia’s Arctic port of Murmansk, made the journey in about 91 hours, the quickest  trip ever –  50 Years of Victory can take up to eight days to travel north.   Once [...]