The smart riverboat specialist Emerald Waterways is braving the high seas, starting with jaunts aboard a new 36-passenger motor yacht. MV Adriatic Princess II will sail between Split and Dubrovnik, calling at beauty spots such as the islands of Hvar and Korcula, with plenty of swimming stops. Prices start at £1,645pp, including flights, departing on April 20, 2019 (emeraldwaterways.co.uk).
Ski in Antarctica
Whizzing down pristine slopes with whales breaching in the distance and icebergs on the horizon may just be the final frontier of skiing. Aurora Expeditions is offering ski touring in Antarctica on its 2018-19 voyages, alongside camping, kayaking and snowshoeing. You’ll need to be black-run standard, fit (there are no lifts) and handy with an ice axe. A 12-day voyage on the…