Packing for an Antarctica expedition can be a daunting task. You need to think about your time in South America, where it’s summer, and then think about all the layers you need in frigid Antarctica. We have a great general Packing List that you can check out, but we wanted to dig a little deeper … [Read more...] about The “Don’t Forget” List for Antarctica
If you are thinking about joining an Arctic expedition, you may be wondering where you should go and what the options are. The Arctic spans one–sixth of the area of the Earth, featuring some of the most wild, untamed and majestic landscapes. The most popular destinations for Arctic expeditions … [Read more...] about Arctic destinations: what are the options?
Every summer more and more adventurers visit the marvelous places Patagonia has to offer. Torres del Paine National Park in Chile and Los Glaciares National Park in Argentina are often at the top of their list when they plan their trekking destinations. Nevertheless, very few travelers have had the … [Read more...] about Exploring the Chilean Fjords
WHAT TO DO WHILE IN PATAGONIA? EL CHALTÉN, SANTA CRUZ – ARGENTINA El Chaltén is a small town located within Los Glaciares National Park in the province of Santa Cruz. It is a popular destination for climbers and hikers from all around the world. Its many trails lead you to fantastic views of … [Read more...] about WHAT TO DO WHILE IN PATAGONIA? – El Chaltén
If you are planning to embark in an amazing polar expedition, one of the most important things to have ready for the adventure is the necessary documentation to travel. When you are traveling internationally, a passport is essential! Make sure your passport is valid not only for the duration of your … [Read more...] about Do you need a visa to travel to Antarctica?
This is a question we frequently receive from travelers. After all, you are going to the coldest, highest, driest, windiest place on the planet, right? Fear not, packing to travel to the Antarctic Peninsula and surrounding areas is not as daunting as you might think. When packing for … [Read more...] about How do I pack for Antarctica?
Antarctica is home to a specialized group of sea-dependent animals who are able to adapt to extreme dryness, low temperatures, and high exposure. Antarctica’s inhabitants are mostly seasonal dwellers, coming to Antarctica during the Austral Summer to feed and reproduce. Today we will look at one … [Read more...] about Wildlife in Antarctica, Part 1: Penguins