What it’s Like to Kayak in ANTARCTICA!


There was a lot I wanted to achieve whilst in Antarctica. Hanging out with penguins, camping on the ice, sending myself a postcard, spotting seals and admiring icebergs were all things I desperately wanted to do; but more than anything, I wanted to get off the ship and go kayaking in Antarctic waters. I had […]

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Landing at Cuverville and Hanging With Pinguinos


After three days of pretty rocky sailing, it felt like absolute bliss to arrive in the more sheltered waters of the Antarctic Peninsula. The ‘drake shake’ was finally over, and I could not have been more excited to get off of the ship, and out exploring beautiful Antarctica. Our first landing was at Cuverville Island. […]

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Land Ahoy! Arriving in ANTARCTICA!


I was nervous before leaving for Antarctica. I wasn’t nervous about the weather, or the seasickness, the cold or even about the vast open seas. I was nervous that I just wouldn’t get there. For pretty much all of 2017 I had been working towards the goal of visiting all seven continents in just one […]

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How To: Survive (and thrive) on the Drake Passage


Crossing the Drake. For the vast majority of intrepid travellers venturing to Antarctica, crossing the infamous Drake is a but a necessary evil. Sure, there are fly-cruise-fly options that’d allow you to bypass this unforgivable stretch of sea, but unless you have oodles and oodles of money to burn, it is unlikely that this will […]

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