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The Cold & the Beautiful: A Brief History of Arctic Exploration, Pt 1

The Cold & the Beautiful: A Brief History of Arctic Exploration, Pt 1

October 17, 2014, No Comments

Think the Arctic is all landscape and wildlife? Think again. The Looptail presents a two-part series on the storied history of the Arctic and the explorers who have dared to roam. Surprisingly, it starts in 330 BC. So, get comfy (and warm) and read on! »

Pics of the Week: The Arctic

Pics of the Week: The Arctic

October 17, 2014, No Comments

The Arctic leaves an indelible mark on the traveller; memories made of sparse and beautiful landscapes, phenomenal wildlife sightings, and an everlasting sense of space. Let our Pics of the Week try and tell the Arctic's story »

Visual Adventure: Animals of the Arctic

Visual Adventure: Animals of the Arctic

October 2, 2014, 3 Comments

When you're this close to wildlife in the surreal environment of the Arctic, it's hard not to lose your breath. Join us on the Looptail as we take you on a visual adventure through the eyes of G Adventures’ own marine specialist, Stu D. Warning: The photos in this post may inspire you to »

Your planet in 7 seconds: Catching Cold in Antarctica

Your planet in 7 seconds: Catching Cold in Antarctica

March 11, 2014, 2 Comments

We're taking our 'Seven Seconds' series to the next level in Antarctica—sea level. Taste the salt spray from the bow of one of our Zodiacs. Like a blast of cold water to the face—it'll take away your breath every time »

Endless Winter: Long-Term Life in Antarctica

Endless Winter: Long-Term Life in Antarctica

February 4, 2014, 4 Comments

We sat down with Dr. Jakko Putkonen, a geomorphologist at the University of North Dakota, to get a better handle on Antarctica’s allure and why the coldest place on Earth remains a scientific hotspot »

Pic of the Day: GoPro Quadcopter in Antarctica

Pic of the Day: GoPro Quadcopter in Antarctica

November 1, 2013, No Comments

We’re proud that G Adventures has joined forces with Dr. Brent Stewart in the first-ever tourism supported studies of Antarctic wildlife using a remote-controlled multi-rotor aircraft with a GoPro attached »

Let The Shivers Commence: Haunted Antarctica

Let The Shivers Commence: Haunted Antarctica

October 31, 2013, 1 Comment

It’s the most remote, desolate place on Earth, and undoubtedly one of the coldest as well – but did you know that Antarctica is also purportedly the most haunted place on the planet? »

Wildlife in Antarctica

Wildlife in Antarctica

October 21, 2013, 3 Comments

At first glance, Antarctica is vast and empty – with expansive ice fields stretching for miles without anything else in sight. But in reality, Antarctica is far from being empty »

Highlights of My Arctic Expedition Cruise Voyage

Highlights of My Arctic Expedition Cruise Voyage

September 23, 2013, 3 Comments

Our ship MS Expedition was slicing through a massive ice field when someone suddenly screamed, “Polar bear on starboard!” Everyone standing at the bow grew wide-eyed. I looked through my binoculars and there it was—the King of the Arctic »

Antarctica Stories

Antarctica Stories

August 14, 2013, 2 Comments

For some people, vacation means sunny beaches, tropical drinks and lazing around all day. Not us – we prefer an adventure on the scale of exploring Antarctica via the MS Expedition. It’s difficult to describe the epic grandeur and majesty of the bottom of the world, but let some of us here at G »