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Your planet in 7 seconds: Catching Cold in Antarctica

Your planet in 7 seconds: Catching Cold in Antarctica

March 11, 2014, 2 Comments

This week, 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. Amazing things happen on this big blue planet of ours every day, »

Endless Winter: Long-Term Life in Antarctica

Endless Winter: Long-Term Life in Antarctica

February 4, 2014, 4 Comments

Teal-tinted icebergs that go on for miles, thousands-strong penguin rookeries clumped together against the cold, humpback whales breaking the surface for another gulp of air, mind-blowing landscapes blasted by centuries of perpetual winter…There’s no arguing that Antarctica is an amazing place to visit, but would anyone really want to live there? For hundreds of »

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, 1 Comment

Etched at the bottom of the world, Antarctica is as far south and remote as you can get. The seventh continent, as some call it, is covered in icebergs, glaciers, mountains and thick layers of snow. At first glance, Antarctica is vast and empty – with expansive ice fields stretching for miles without anything »

Highlights of My Arctic Expedition Cruise Voyage

Highlights of My Arctic Expedition Cruise Voyage

September 23, 2013, 3 Comments

In August 2011, I traveled with G Adventures on the Realm of the Polar Bear trip, circumnavigating the island of Svalbard in the Arctic—and it turned out to be one of the most amazing experiences of my life. In just one week, we were treated to so many epic moments: cruising through a massive »

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 »

Chilling With Polar Bears in the Canadian Arctic

Chilling With Polar Bears in the Canadian Arctic

June 18, 2013, 2 Comments

Need to cool off? Check out our primer on the Canadian Arctic and its stars - the polar bears »

Travels With My Father – An Antarctica Adventure

Travels With My Father – An Antarctica Adventure

January 30, 2013, 9 Comments

“What percentage of the world’s population do you think gets to see this?”  dad asks while standing on deck surrounded by Antarctica and its snow covered peaks and icebergs. “I don’t know dad – a very small percentage I guess.” I reply. After a slight pause – he says ” They should all see »

An Arctic Expedition Cruise: What to Expect

An Arctic Expedition Cruise: What to Expect

December 24, 2012, 4 Comments

I’ve dreamt of going to the Polar Regions ever since I got bitten by the travel bug: the idea of entering one of the most remote parts of the world, coming face to face with wildlife, trudging on ice was intoxicating. So when I was setting off on my Arctic expedition, I had a »