Blogging from the Wild

Visiting the Antarctic in Style on the Hebridean Sky

WF's Meike recently went aboard and inspected the Hebridean Sky, an Antarctic research and cruise ship. In this blog she describes her first impressions of this amazing ship.

Life Aboard the Sea Spirit Cruise Ship

I have just returned from a quick trip to Iceland to inspect the newly refurbished luxury vessel the M/V Sea Spirit, which sails to both the Arctic and Antarctica. She is a comfortable expedition ship with capacity for 114 passengers, featuring stylish suites spread across the five decks. There is a…

G Expedition: Your Antarctic Cruise Boat

We have recently launched a new destination, the Polar Regions. Some of the trips offered to our clients will be sea adventures through the Antarctic. A cruise boat is the only way to explore and experience this beautiful but remote wilderness, with its colossal glaciers, jagged ice mountains and gi…

Antarctica: The Great White Continent

The majority of Antarctic expeditions begin in Ushuaia, the southernmost town in the world, which is a stunning setting and so much more than an embarkation point. It is worth at least a couple of nights here to explore the Tierra del Fuego National Park and take a journey on the old railway to ‘the…

Penguins of Antarctica

Unlike the Arctic, connected by land to three continents, animals in Antarctica must be able to fly or swim to reach the ice: and over hundreds of miles of stormy ocean. But remarkably, animals do exist here and are scientifically termed ‘extremophiles’, which we think is a very hard-core sounding n…

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