Miranda Miller

A travel and business writer from Ontario, Canada, Miranda has written for Quark Expeditions since 2013. Right out of high school, she packed a bag and went west to embark on a 10-year career in camps, resorts and lodges across Canada. Miranda spent several months spent in the Canadian Arctic and years in the Rocky Mountains before returning home to Georgian Bay to raise her family. Now a digital nomad, she’s never happier than when traveling and writing. Miranda visited Antarctica with Quark Expeditions in 2016.

  • Reignite Your Wanderlust in 7 Ways with a Soul-Satisfying Spitsbergen Expedition

    Reignite Your Wanderlust in 7 Ways with a Soul-Satisfying Spitsbergen Expedition

    Looking for an awe-inspiring, unexpected adventure to rekindle your wanderlust and truly make the most of your vacation time? Discover Spitsbergen, a soul-satisfying Arctic expedition destination.

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  • Your Guide to the Most Popular Arctic Expedition Destinations

    Your Guide to the Most Popular Arctic Expedition Destinations

    Where can you go on an Arctic expedition? Explore Greenland, Spitsbergen, Baffin Island and the Canadian High Arctic, and the North Pole to see what each destination has to offer.

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  • Crossing the Drake Passage: How to Prepare for the Drake Shake

    Crossing the Drake Passage: How to Prepare for the Drake Shake

    Am I going to get seasick crossing the Drake Passage, and will it ruin my trip? The Drake causes more pre-trip anxiety than any other aspect of an Antarctic expedition. Here’s what to expect.

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  • Top Breathtaking Baffin Island Landing Sites

    Top Breathtaking Baffin Island Landing Sites

    Baffin Island in the Canadian High Arctic offers massive fjords with steep rock walls, pristine waters, Arctic wildlife and more as fodder for photographers and nature lovers alike.

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  • Beluga Whales Parade & Play in Cunningham River

    Beluga Whales Parade & Play in Cunningham River

    High above the Arctic Circle, the inlet at the mouth of the river running through the barren tundra on Somerset Island, Nunavut, comes alive with hundreds of beluga whales each summer.

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  • Studying Beluga Whale Communication at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

    Studying Beluga Whale Communication at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

    At Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge on Somerset Island in the Canadian High Arctic, you'll find a world-class beluga observation site, home to enormous arctic whale pods each summer. Researchers...

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  • Where Is the Arctic & How Can I Get There?

    Where Is the Arctic & How Can I Get There?

    Wild, rugged and completely unpredictable, the Arctic spans about 1/6 of the earth's area. How can you make your Arctic expedition dreams come true? See what makes up the Arctic and how to get there.

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  • 5 Reasons Greenland Should Be Your Next Arctic Expedition Destination

    5 Reasons Greenland Should Be Your Next Arctic Expedition Destination

    Is Greenland on your bucket list? It should be! Massive fjords and stunning wilderness are calling. Check out these 5 reasons Greenland should be your next Arctic expedition destination.

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  • Top Arctic Views: 5 Vantage Points You Won’t Find Anywhere Else on Earth

    Top Arctic Views: 5 Vantage Points You Won’t Find Anywhere Else on Earth

    Looking for a change in pace and perspective? An Arctic expedition delivers a travel experience unlike any other. Check out these rare, incredible views.

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  • Cleaning Up Svalbard a Rewarding Part of Your Arctic Adventure in Spitsbergen

    Cleaning Up Svalbard a Rewarding Part of Your Arctic Adventure in Spitsbergen

    Looking for a way to explore the pristine Arctic while doing good for the natural environment? See how you can help clean up Svalbard and ensure a healthy ecosystem for Arctic wildlife.

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  • Meet the Narwhal: A Near-Threatened Arctic Animal

    Meet the Narwhal: A Near-Threatened Arctic Animal

    Spotting a narwhal on an arctic expedition may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, given that only 75,000 of these legendary creatures still roam the arctic waters around Greenland, Canada and Russia.

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  • The Top Shipwrecks of the Arctic

    The Top Shipwrecks of the Arctic

    Explore the history and legend of the top shipwrecks in the Arctic. Learn how you can explore the Arctic on an expedition of your own!

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  • Arctic Watch: Home of Real Life Arctic Explorers

    Arctic Watch: Home of Real Life Arctic Explorers

    When you visit Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, you become part of a three generation dynasty of arctic explorers unlike any other in Canadian history. Meet your hosts, the Webers.

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  • Failed Attempts at Traversing the Northwest Passage

    Failed Attempts at Traversing the Northwest Passage

    The Northwest Passage has long been considered one of the most important marine paths in history, shortening the distance between Europe and eastern Asia by thousands of miles. This passage, once...

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  • 10 Reasons to Visit Greenland

    10 Reasons to Visit Greenland

    Where can you go for spectacular landscapes, fascinating Arctic animals, and the adventure of traversing ice-choked fjords? These are just a few of the reasons travelers are visiting Greenland.

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  • 10 Amazing Ways to Spend 48 Hours in Yellowknife

    10 Amazing Ways to Spend 48 Hours in Yellowknife

    If you're heading to Yellowknife to meet your charter flight to Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, you'll definitely want to check out these exceptional things to do in the Canadian High Arctic city!

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  • Greenland's Thule and Vikings - More Than Ancient History

    Greenland's Thule and Vikings - More Than Ancient History

    Greenland's rich Thule and viking cultural influences persist today. In this post, learn more about what you can see, do and discover about Greenland's culture and history on an Arctic expedition.

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  • All About ATVs at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

    All About ATVs at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge

    All terrain, all the time! That could be the motto for transportation by ATV (all-terrain vehicle) at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge. At this unique base camp, located on Somerset Island 500 miles...

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  • Fine Canadian Dining with European Flair at Arctic Watch

    Fine Canadian Dining with European Flair at Arctic Watch

    Dining at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge in the Canadian High Arctic is a surprisingly decadent affair. Enjoy chef-prepared foods from across Canada, with an exceptional local wine list.

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  • How to Pack for your Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Expedition

    How to Pack for your Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Expedition

    Ready to head to the Canadian High Arctic? Here's what you'll need to take (and what you can leave at home) for your Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge expedition.

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