Search results for "arctic" »

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, 2 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 »

Chilling With Polar Bears in the Canadian Arctic

Chilling With Polar Bears in the Canadian Arctic

June 18, 2013, 3 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 »