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  • Visit Greenland to Meet the Tenacious, Inspirational People of the North

    Visit Greenland to Meet the Tenacious, Inspirational People of the North

    Polar expeditions guide Daven Hafey shares stories from Ittoqqortoormiit and Uummannaq, two Greenland villages home to the inspiring and determined people of the North.

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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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  • Your Guide to the Most Popular Arctic Expedition Destinations

    Your Guide to the Most Popular Arctic Expedition Destinations

    Where can you go on an Arctic expedition? Explore Greenland, Spitsbergen, Baffin Island and the Canadian High Arctic, and the North Pole to see what each destination has to offer.

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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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  • Standing On Top of the World at the North Pole: The Ultimate Travel Goal

    Standing On Top of the World at the North Pole: The Ultimate Travel Goal

    Take an expedition to the North Pole for unrivalled, authentic exploration, submersive polar education and the rare, exclusive chance to stand on top of the world.

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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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  • Emperor Penguins: Meet the Giants of the Penguin Species

    Emperor Penguins: Meet the Giants of the Penguin Species

    Discover where to see Emperor penguins, what makes these largest of the species special, and other fun penguin facts in an infographic from the leader in polar expeditions.

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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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  • Explore Global Climate Change Causes & Solutions in Antarctica with The Nature Conservancy

    Explore Global Climate Change Causes & Solutions in Antarctica with The Nature Conservancy

    Want to help move the needle on climate change? Learn more about our Antarctic Climate Adventure, the intersection of polar travel and climate change expertise.

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  • Legendary Snow Hill: March to the Emperor Penguins with Quark

    Legendary Snow Hill: March to the Emperor Penguins with Quark

    Snow Hill, one of the toughest places on earth to reach, is also home to an Emperor penguin colony of 4,000 breeding pairs. See how you can get there in 2018!

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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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  • How Our March to Snow Hill’s Emperor Penguins Could Help Solve Their Genetic Mystery

    How Our March to Snow Hill’s Emperor Penguins Could Help Solve Their Genetic Mystery

    Penguinologist Dr. Tom Hart shares the cool science and mystery surrounding the Emperor penguin colony near Snow Hill, Antarctica.

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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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  • Shake Your Tail Feathers! Our Penguinologist Partners Have an Ingenious New Way to Track Penguins

    Shake Your Tail Feathers! Our Penguinologist Partners Have an Ingenious New Way to Track Penguins

    Scientists have developed a new, non-invasive way to track penguins around Antarctica. See what they’ve discovered in feather samples collected on their recent expeditions.

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  • Baffin Island Communities: What You’ll See & Do in Pangnirtung & Iqaluit

    Baffin Island Communities: What You’ll See & Do in Pangnirtung & Iqaluit

    Why is Baffin Island in Nunavut the hottest new Arctic destination? In this post, explore Pangnirtung and Iqaluit and discover why each is a fascinating landing site on expedition.

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  • Announcing the Winner of the Quark AntARTica Contest

    Announcing the Winner of the Quark AntARTica Contest

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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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  • 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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