Articles tagged with: antarctica
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British polar explorers Ben Saunders and Tarka L’Herpiniere are hoping for a rather unique Christmas present this year – to reach their halfway mark at the South Pole between Christmas and New Year.
British polar explorer Ben Saunders is today bidding farewell to the UK and setting off on a world record-breaking challenge to accomplish the longest unsupported polar journey in history and first completion of Captain Scott’s iconic Terra Nova expedition.
Epic polar adventures aren’t the usual pastime for today’s teens, but for Parker Liautaud isolated days skiing across barren, frozen landscapes in bitterly cold temperatures have become more than a little familiar.
In a new series of book reviews, we pick out some of the best new travel reads for intrepid travellers looking for their next adventure – even if it’s only from your armchair!
One Ocean Expeditions is offering a truly unique opportunity to join a 10-day Antarctic trip to study humpback, Minke and killer whales, departing from Ushuaia in Argentina on March 16th 2013.
Transun’s Antarctic cruises take you to some of the few genuinely remote travel destinations left on earth letting you follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest explorers like Scott and Shackleton.
Modern day adventurers are being asked to join an expedition, which aims to re-create Sir Ernest Shackleton's famous Antarctic adventure.
Luxury tour operator Abercrombie & Kent has reported more interest in its Classic Antarctica journey as a result of Frozen Planet, the BBC's latest nature documentary narrated by David Attenborough.
World Expeditions has announced its latest series of special offers on voyages to Antarctica.
Extreme World Races (EWR) is inviting thrillseekers to embark on the "adventure of a lifetime" to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first journey to the South Pole.
Cruise holidays are making a mass comeback. Gone are the days when all they offered was lazy nautical luxury and a brief glimpse of a few overpopulated ports.
The London Virgin Marathon attracted over 36,500 runners from all over the world. Both novice and experienced athletes raced the 26.2 miles through diverse neighbourhoods experiencing a city that has so much to offer.
<a href="http://www.frommers.co.uk/" target="_blank">Frommer's</a> have just published a brand new travel guide entitled 500 Extraordinary Islands.
Sir Ernest Shackleton was one of Britain's most intrepid and respected explorers and 2010 is the 95th Anniversary of his greatest expedition to Antarctica.