Beautiful, mysterious Antarctica. It’s not your neighbor’s timeshare.
Polar Cruises team member Shari Hatcher was on the October 2019 maiden voyage of the ship Greg Mortimer.
Basecamp is a great way to get a taste of all the various activities offered on trips to Antarctica: camping, kayaking, mountaineering/snowshoeing and photography.
What an amazing voyage! Antarctica never disappoints. Even when you think you know what to expect, it will still surprise you in a new way.
If I had one word to describe my recent voyage to East Greenland, it would be EPIC!
Brandon works at Polar Cruises as a Polar Expert and has been to Antarctica and the Arctic many times.
When it comes to the Arctic, there is only one strategy for wildlife: go big or go home.
Maggie is a Polar Cruises Client Services and Documents Specialist and traveled to Spitsbergen in August 2017 aboard the Expedition. Here is a log of her travels.
The story of Ernest Shackleton is one that many of our polar cruise travelers enjoy reliving as they make their way through the Antarctic. For those of you who are less familiar with the story of Shackleton and the Nimrod Expedition, we suggest a quick read about this amazing explorer whose steps are retraced in many of our South Pole and Antarctica expeditions.
Janys is a Polar Cruises Travel Specialist who traveled to Spitsbergen in July 2017 aboard the Ocean Nova. Here is a log of her travels.
When thinking of Antarctica, many people think of expansive sheets of snow drifts and towering icebergs popping out of endless miles of sea. But there are numerous destinations within this region of the world for polar travelers enjoy, each one fulfilling a variety of traveler needs for wildlife, adventure, culture, and landscape.
The literal translation of the “Arctic” is “near the bear”, which may draw up images of polar bears and other Arctic-dwelling creatures. However, the name was actually given to the Arctic in refer
The Heroic Age is marked by its frenzy of explorers anxiously setting out to make their mark on history with their discoveries of the South Pole and Antarctic region. During this time, three particular explorers shaped the future of exploration, not just with their trail blazing voyages, but with their ideas of leadership and expedition tactics.