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Signature Luxury Travel & Style Volume 38

Each issue of Signature is a taste of the finer things in life, bringing you beautiful escapes, gourmet adventures, wellness retreats and the latest in five-star hotels, as well as advice from our style and living sections for everyday luxury. From cruising the high seas to African safaris, Signature is packed with inspiration and insider tips to bring you the essence of the world's best destinations and experiences.

Signature Publishing PTY LTD
4 Issues

in this issue

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explorenorway with the experts

A footprint we are proud of Our history and traditions call on us to explore in the most sustainable way possible. We introduce new technology, advocate stricter regulations, fight overtourism and support local communities to over you the greenest and most advanced expedition voyages on Earth. These are our home waters The Norwegian coastline is our home, and we are honoured to welcome you here. We have been preparing and planning for your visit for 127 years, to make sure it will be a stay you will never forget. Explore. Make the most of it. Your wonderous adventure awaits you. Passion and knowledge Our Expedition Teams are skilled and passionate about sharing their knowledge. They over you in-depth lectures on history, climate change, sustainability, wildlife, earth science, culture and destination-specific themes. Join them ashore to…

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the original coastal voyage since 1893

Our ships have been a vital link between the cities, towns and hamlets, carrying local passengers, freight and guests since 1893. Come deeper into the heart of this spectacular landscape and see fjords, waterways and ports that no other ships can reach. A voyage along Norway’s coastline is more than just a cruise through fantastic nature. It’s also a culinary journey – one that’s not only delicious but sustainable too. Procuring and preparing locally farmed food, we work with local suppliers along the entire coast to bring you the freshest, tastiest ingredients possible. Savour these alongside the changing seasons that set the rhythm of life for local people. Whenever you sail with us, you will be provided with an ever-changing backdrop to a journey of matchless wonder. Why Choose the Original Coastal…

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norway expedition cruises

Drawing from over 127 years of sailing, we know the Norwegian coastline like an old friend. We know it so well that we help the Norwegian Mapping Authority make coastal maps. The new itineraries are handcrafted by Hurtigruten experts, with. exibility in mind. O. ering more time in ports allows for in-depth experiences. Our itineraries change with the seasons to highlight the unique experiences available at different times of the year, either under the Midnight Sun during seemingly eternal summer days, or below the colourful Northern Lights on dark polar nights. Experience Norway like never before, go deep into fjords, enjoy remote nature, see amazing wildlife and charming coastal cities, towns and villages. Discover hidden gems of our home waters handpicked by our experts. Why Choose an Expedition Cruise in Norway? ◾ New,…

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follow the lights — escorted small group journey

From Norway’s capital Oslo, ride the world’s most famous train, the Flåm Railway, before joining Hurtigruten’s northbound coastal voyage. Visit charming hamlets, sail through picturesque fjords and see the magni? cent Northern Lights on this journey into the heart of Norway. On arrival into the sleepy town of Kirkenes in Norway’s far north, head south into Finnish Lapland where you’ll see the night sky from inside your glass igloo. Then discover Finnish Lakeland, where you’ll stay in beautiful log accommodation. Take in Helsinki, Finland’s capital, and experience a day trip to medieval Tallinn in Estonia. Why Choose the Follow the Lights Journey? ◾ Small group of like-minded travellers (max 22 guests)◾ Escorted small groups with expert English speaking guide from start to finish◾ 4 star accommodation standard◾ 7-day iconic Northbound Coastal Voyage or…

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feel treasured in the islands of tahiti

The Islands of Tahiti encapsulates the picture-perfect and remote island holiday that many of us dream of. The birthplace of the overwater bungalow, The Islands of Tahiti is renowned for its famous islands of Bora Bora, Tahiti and Moorea – but beyond these iconic destinations lie more than 100 other islands just as beautiful, and begging to be explored. The lesser-known, but equally stunning, Huahine is one such destination, locally known as the ‘secret island’ – likely to immediately increase its appeal for intrepid travelers. Enchanting and inspiring thanks to its mystery and seclusion, Huahine is a beautiful mix of Polynesian landscapes and culture. And, with endless possibilities to relax, it’s a place where you’ll feel the true magic of Mana (spiritual life force/energy). With stunning white beaches contrasting an unbelievably…

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editor’s letter

Since March 2020 when travel ground to a halt, we have been given a unique opportunity to reflect on the places we can no longer travel to. We have witnessed many of these destinations heal while not being damaged by overtourism. We know that our world is in serious danger, and that it relies on us as much as we rely on it. For this reason, this issue has been dedicated to conservation. Our team worked tirelessly to bring you some of the world’s most important stories in this sphere. Three of our planet’s greatest ambassadors have shared their insights: Sir David Attenborough on a world worth fighting for; Dr Jane Goodall, DBE, on how passion can foster change; and marine biologist and conservationist Dr Sylvia Earle, who granted a rare…