Amanda Wells

Amanda is Director of Marketing at Quark Expeditions, a recent MBA grad, and a practitioner of positive psychology. In addition to her passion for travel, Amanda brings to Quark her belief that travel helps people push their growth boundaries, both literally and figuratively, and is always looking to connect with like-minded individuals.

Connect with Amanda on LinkedIn here.

  • This International Women’s Day, Celebrate Trailblazing Female Polar Explorers Past & Present

    This International Women’s Day, Celebrate Trailblazing Female Polar Explorers Past & Present

    Just a century ago, it was unthinkable that a woman might set foot on Antarctica. Today we celebrate the trailblazing women who paved the way for generations of female polar explorers.

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  • Exploring Remote Atlantic Islands On A Birding Expedition With Birdman Noah Stryker

    Exploring Remote Atlantic Islands On A Birding Expedition With Birdman Noah Stryker

    Explore 9 remote Atlantic islands, from South Georgia and the Falklands Islands to the Tristan da Cunha’s and on to Cape Verde. Learn more about this birding cruise led by famed birder Noah Strycker

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  • The Polar Explorer’s Guide to Icebergs: Bergy Bits, Growlers & More

    The Polar Explorer’s Guide to Icebergs: Bergy Bits, Growlers & More

    Icebergs of all shapes and sizes are an iconic sight in the Arctic and Antarctica. Get your fun iceberg facts and learn more about Mother Nature’s artwork here.

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  • Visit Antarctica: Where to Go & What You’ll See

    Visit Antarctica: Where to Go & What You’ll See

    Thinking of making your dream to visit the 7th continent come true? Learn where to go in Antarctica, when to visit for the best experience, and how to make the most of your Antarctic adventure.

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  • Ushuaia, Argentina: Much More Than Your Gateway to the Antarctic

    Ushuaia, Argentina: Much More Than Your Gateway to the Antarctic

    What can you see and do in Ushuaia, Argentina, en route to your Antarctic expedition? Learn more about this fascinating South American port town and how you can make the most of every minute here.

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  • Famed Birder Noah Strycker Shares His Atlantic Bird Watching Expedition Excitement

    Famed Birder Noah Strycker Shares His Atlantic Bird Watching Expedition Excitement

    Record-setting ornithologist Noah Strycker can’t wait to embark on Quark’s ‘South Georgia to Cape Verde: Secret Islands, Rare Birds & Legendary Explorers’ expedition. Here’s why.

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  • Traveler's Guide to the Arctic: Where to Go & What You'll See

    Traveler's Guide to the Arctic: Where to Go & What You'll See

    This comprehensive post gives you insight about what to expect when visiting the Arctic, what will you see see and when and how to get to the different destinations for an Arctic Expedition.

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  • 3 Top Destinations to Spot Incredible Arctic Animals in the Wild

    3 Top Destinations to Spot Incredible Arctic Animals in the Wild

    Planning an expedition and curious about what animals live in the Arctic? See which destinations offer the best opportunities to see polar bears, caribou, whales and other Arctic wildlife.

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  • 5 Polar Expedition Rules for Your Most Rewarding Vacation Yet

    5 Polar Expedition Rules for Your Most Rewarding Vacation Yet

    With so many choices, how can you plan the best polar expedition possible? Check out these 5 polar planning rules that will help make your Arctic or Antarctic trip the most rewarding vacation yet.

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  • 7 Positive Traits Strengthened by Polar Expedition Travel

    7 Positive Traits Strengthened by Polar Expedition Travel

    Why do people travel to the ends of the Earth when, like any sensible hobbit, they could just hunker down and relax at home? Travel fulfills in us a need to explore, learn and experience new...

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  • 5 Reasons an Arctic Expedition Is Totally Worth Your Vacation Time

    5 Reasons an Arctic Expedition Is Totally Worth Your Vacation Time

    The best vacations stay with you long after you return to the daily grind. Check out these reasons an Arctic expedition is THE best way to spend your upcoming holidays!

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  • 5 Health Benefits of the Adventure Travel Lifestyle

    5 Health Benefits of the Adventure Travel Lifestyle

    Vacationing can have a profound effect on your physical and mental health and well-being – it’s why we look forward to that time away! There are different types of vacations, though, and the...

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  • How to Get to the Arctic

    How to Get to the Arctic

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  • Franklin's Lost Expedition: Myths, Mystery & Modern Day Relics

    Franklin's Lost Expedition: Myths, Mystery & Modern Day Relics

    The story of Franklin's lost expedition is one that still fascinates today, so much so that international researchers are still investigating potential causes of the deaths of all 129 men and...

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  • Top 5 Reasons to Visit the North Pole

    Top 5 Reasons to Visit the North Pole

    What’s the North Pole experience really like? Check out these 5 reasons a North Pole expedition is one of the most unique vacations and the trip of a lifetime.

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