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  • My North Pole Adventure: Unity of Hearts & Minds at the Top of the World

    My North Pole Adventure: Unity of Hearts & Minds at the Top of the World

    What’s it really like to reach the geographic North Pole? Inuit Elder David Serkoak shares some of the fascinating things you’ll do and people you’ll meet on expedition.

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  • 5 Surprising Things I Learned on My North Pole Expedition

    5 Surprising Things I Learned on My North Pole Expedition

    A young videographer/photographer shares her surprising story of the cultural learnings and new friendships she gained on a North Pole trip with Quark Expeditions.

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  • Polar Expedition Stories: My Trip to Antarctica Aboard ‘Ocean Endeavour'

    Polar Expedition Stories: My Trip to Antarctica Aboard ‘Ocean Endeavour'

    Adventure travel specialist Nick Mitchell shares his polar expedition story and the experience of traveling aboard Ocean Endeavour, the only health and wellness focused ship in Antarctica.

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  • Snow Hill: Explore 65 Million Years of Antarctic History with Quark

    Snow Hill: Explore 65 Million Years of Antarctic History with Quark

    Discover the fascinating history of Antarctica destination Snow Hill Island, an icy haven for early Swedish Antarctic explorers and more.

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  • Meet the Ocean Diamond ‘Penguin Crew,’ Now an International Travel Squad

    Meet the Ocean Diamond ‘Penguin Crew,’ Now an International Travel Squad

    This female solo traveler journeyed to Antarctica, but wasn’t alone for long! Her polar-passionate Penguin Crew now have adventures together all over the world.

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  • My March to the Emperor Penguins: An Expedition Tale from the Rarely Seen Snow Hill Colony

    My March to the Emperor Penguins: An Expedition Tale from the Rarely Seen Snow Hill Colony

    Retired Canadian schoolteacher Kerry Peters shares his fascinating story of journeying to the seldomly visited Snow Hill by icebreaker, helicopter, and on foot.

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  • Travel Our ‘Frozen Planet’ & March to the Snow Hill Emperor Penguins

    Travel Our ‘Frozen Planet’ & March to the Snow Hill Emperor Penguins

    Take an authentic polar expedition to the Snow Hill Emperor penguin rookery and visit the fascinating Emperor penguins made famous in Sir David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet.

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  • 4 Things That Made Our Epic Antarctic Fly-Cruise Completely Stress-Free

    4 Things That Made Our Epic Antarctic Fly-Cruise Completely Stress-Free

    Avid traveler Kim Eighmy struggled to find an Antarctic expedition to fit her schedule & budget. See how she made her Fly-Cruise expedition happen and which 4 things made it the trip of a lifetime.

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  • A Vegan Traveler's Antarctic Experience: What to Expect on a Visit to the 7th Continent

    A Vegan Traveler's Antarctic Experience: What to Expect on a Visit to the 7th Continent

    In this post, Rebecca Gilbert recounts her experience in Antarctica. She talks about life as a vegan passenger on one of our voyages to the 7th Continent and offers tips for fellow vegan travelers.

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  • Antarctic Dreaming: Planning & Packing for an Epic 50th Birthday Journey

    Antarctic Dreaming: Planning & Packing for an Epic 50th Birthday Journey

    Wondering what it’s like to spend the holidays cruising Antarctica? May Lee shares the story of how she planned to celebrate her 50th birthday with an Antarctic expedition over the holiday season.

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  • 3 Spectacular Antarctic Landing Sites for Travelers: Westpoint, Cierva Cove and Deception Island

    3 Spectacular Antarctic Landing Sites for Travelers: Westpoint, Cierva Cove and Deception Island

    Wondering what you might be able to see and do on your Antarctic expedition? Traveler Dawn Peterson shares stories from 3 landing sites: Westpoint & Saunders Island, Cierva Cove and Deception Island.

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  • Taking the Polar Plunge: Our Aquatic Antarctic Adventure

    Taking the Polar Plunge: Our Aquatic Antarctic Adventure

    What’s it really like to take the Polar Plunge on your expedition, and how can you prepare for it? Craig Shaw shares his experience plunging into the Southern Ocean on his recent Antarctic expedition.

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  • 3 Memories of a Lifetime from my Antarctic Expedition

    3 Memories of a Lifetime from my Antarctic Expedition

    In this post, Rebecca Gilbert recounts her experience in Antarctica. She talks about life as a vegan passenger on one of our voyages to the 7th Continent and offers tips for fellow vegan travelers.

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  • My Seventh Continent Expedition: Tales from Antarctica

    My Seventh Continent Expedition: Tales from Antarctica

    Pam Perkins AKA Biker Chick Gone Crazy tells us about her experience in the Antarctic while visiting South Georgia, cruising in zodiacs for landings and visiting King penguin rockeries.

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  • Crossing the Antarctic Circle

    Crossing the Antarctic Circle

    Learn more about what it feels like to cross 66° South while on an Antarctic Expedition aboard the Ocean Diamond.

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