Paul Schuster

Paul has been helping Quark Expeditions passengers choose the polar expedition to best suit their needs since 2009. An adventure travel expert and avid traveler, he’s visited over 40 countries and explored the Antarctic Peninsula, Canadian High Arctic, Spitsbergen and the North Pole on expedition.

  • 9 Rare and Exceptional Arctic Repositioning Cruise Experiences, from Scotland to Svalbard

    9 Rare and Exceptional Arctic Repositioning Cruise Experiences, from Scotland to Svalbard

    Explore the exceptional sights and sounds of the North Atlantic on a repositioning cruise from Scotland’s bustling “Granite City’ to Fair Isle, the Faroes, Jan Mayen and Spitsbergen.

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  • Celebrate the Life & Legacy of Antarctic Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Celebrate the Life & Legacy of Antarctic Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton, leader of the Endurance expedition to Antarctica and one of the greats from the Heroic Age of Exploration.

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  • Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Adventure Info & FAQs: Fat Biking, Kayaking, ATVing & More!

    Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge Adventure Info & FAQs: Fat Biking, Kayaking, ATVing & More!

    What adventures await on your land-based high Arctic expedition? Check out all of the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge’s adventure activities included in your stay, with handy FAQs.

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  • Traveler’s Guide to Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge: What You’ll See & Do in the Canadian High Arctic

    Traveler’s Guide to Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge: What You’ll See & Do in the Canadian High Arctic

    What can you see and do on a land-based Canadian High Arctic expedition? Check out the sights, sounds and activities at Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge.

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  • Visit the North Pole: Where to Go & What You’ll See

    Visit the North Pole: Where to Go & What You’ll See

    Visit the North Pole for the ultimate travel achievement: to stand at the top of the world, at 90 degrees North. Discover unique arctic wildlife, explore fascinating history and experience the thrill.

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  • 5 Arctic Animals You Might See on a North Pole Expedition

    5 Arctic Animals You Might See on a North Pole Expedition

    Walrus and whales and polar bears, oh my! You could see these fascinating Arctic animals and more in the Arctic Ocean and Franz Josef Land, en route to the North Pole.

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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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  • 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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  • Our Penguinologist Partners Have an Ingenious New Way to Track Penguins

    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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  • Must-Know Arctic Expedition Info: Currency, Language & More

    Must-Know Arctic Expedition Info: Currency, Language & More

    What do you need to know about the countries and regions you’ll visit during your Arctic expedition? Explore languages, currencies, entry requirements and more.

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  • Exploring Spitsbergen: Where & When to Visit the Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

    Exploring Spitsbergen: Where & When to Visit the Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

    What time of year is best for visiting Spitsbergen, and what can you see and do while you’re there? Explore your options for visiting the Wildlife Capital of the Arctic.

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  • Kayak Adventures in Antarctica from an Experienced Kayaker’s Perspective

    Kayak Adventures in Antarctica from an Experienced Kayaker’s Perspective

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  • Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Arctic

    Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Arctic

    Why visit the Arctic? From fascinating polar wildlife to spectacular Northern Lights and bird cliffs, we're exploring the top 10 reasons you'll want to visit the Arctic this year.

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  • Retreating into Greenland’s Fjords: One Woman’s Arctic Expedition Journey

    Retreating into Greenland’s Fjords: One Woman’s Arctic Expedition Journey

    Guided hikes on rugged, challenging coastline. Skimming the surface of crystal clear waters by kayak. Daring to take the iconic Polar Plunge. This is Greenland, as experienced by one recent visitor.

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  • Take a Hike: Greenland’s Scenic Beauty & Challenging Terrain

    Take a Hike: Greenland’s Scenic Beauty & Challenging Terrain

    What might you see and do on your Greenland expedition? Hiking the vast, pristine tundra is a great way to explore Greenland's stunning cliffs, fjords and parks.

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  • Franklin Expedition’s Long-Lost HMS Terror Found in Canadian Arctic

    Franklin Expedition’s Long-Lost HMS Terror Found in Canadian Arctic

    Researchers have solved one of the greatest mysteries in polar exploration with their discovery of the second ship abandoned by Sir John Franklin and his crew in 1848. The search that spanned 168...

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  • Beechey Island: Mystery & Historical Monuments in the High Arctic

    Beechey Island: Mystery & Historical Monuments in the High Arctic

    Beechey Island in Canada's High Arctic is a small island rich in history and a favorite landing for expedition passengers. Here's why!

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  • 5 Fun Facts: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

    5 Fun Facts: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

    The name of the Falkland Islands comes from Falkland Sound, which is the channel between the two main islands. With an array of breaking taking sights, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) provide every...

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