Articles tagged with: arctic-and-antarctica
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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.
It may not be the most obvious of snorkelling destinations, but tour company Aurora Expeditions is to offer passengers the chance to snorkel in Antarctica this season.
Ben Taub explores one of the most remote and unforgiving landscapes on Earth – Svalbard – and discovers that little has changed since the first Arctic explorers arrived on its frozen and wildlife-rich lands.
Imagine being in the middle of a barren, white landscape in bitterly cold, sub-zero conditions for 59 days – completely alone…
G Adventures has seen a significant increase in demand for its 2012 polar expedition programme, with bookings for trips to the Arctic and Antarctica rising by 15 per cent.
Nearly 100 years to the day of Captain Robert Scott's ill-fated polar expedition, Welsh businessman and entrepreneur, William McNamara OBE, is to make an attempt on the Pole.
Frozen Planet fever is in the air as every Wednesday the nation glues themselves to the sofa for their weekly dose of the fantastic and inspiring David Attenborough series. But, why not transform your awe into reality?
People looking for an adventure holiday idea this year have the opportunity to take part in an expedition to the North Pole to raise money for prestigious youth charity the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
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.
Admit it. New Year's Eve rarely lives up to expectations. Performing the same old tired countdown in overcrowded, freezing cold conditions is simply boring after a while.
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.
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.
It has been a frantic few months here at travelbite.co.uk as we continued to bring you the very best holiday ideas from around the world.
Let's face it, 2009 has been a tough year for Brits!
Are you looking for a Christmas gift with a difference? Something new and different? Something unforgettable? Something which doesn't need to be assembled? And something which is easy to wrap?
People are already turning their minds to the Christmas holidays, so here are some great ideas for those planning their Christmas getaways from travelbite.co.uk.
Swan Hellenic is offering guests the chance to sail to the Antarctic this winter with a new cruise holiday idea.
Those dreaming of exploring the Arctic, this could be the year – as specialist World Expeditions is offering a 25 per cent off selected voyages aboard the Polar Pioneer.
A cruise ship has run aground in the Antarctic, leaving as many as 17 British tourists stranded in sub-zero temperatures.
Want to book an Antarctic cruise but have no idea what to expect?
A new series due to start on BBC One in February, Nature's Great Events, documents Earth's most breathtaking feats of nature.
The UK travel industry has begun to prepare for the Destinations: Holiday & Travel Show – taking place at Earls Court this February.