Antarctica is known as one of Earth's final frontiers. It’s the coldest, windiest, driest continent in the world and its towering glaciers, blue-tinted icebergs and impressive animal life make it a scenic, once-in-a-lifetime destination.
Following in the footsteps of great explorers, intrepid Go Ahead travelers Vickie and David spent four days discovering the far reaches of the antarctic. With trips to all seven continents now under their travel belts, Vickie shares their experiences on the southernmost point in the world.
Want to join the leagues of pioneers that have gone before you and experience Antarctica for yourself? Well, pack lots of layers, grab a waterproof backpack and head out on an Antarctic cruise for an up-close look at some of the world’s most awe-inspiring sights.
Our 2015 cruise dates have been announced, so we've got Land & Cruise Tours on the mind! Whether it's the glimmering coastline of the Mediterranean or the glacial landscapes around Alaska, you'll see the world like never before while aboard a cruise ship. Here are a handful of our favorite ocean-side adventures.
Packing can be tough for any destination, but add in the icy waters and sub-zero temps of a cruise to Antarctica and it takes trip preparation to a whole different level. Traveler Jenny embarked on that very journey last year, which she called her most incredible travel experience ever. Read on to discover some of her expert packing tips.
Traveler Jenny has been obsessed with visiting Antarctica for as long as she can remember—and this past winter she was able to make her dream a reality. Here, she shares the story of her adventure in hopes that she'll inspire more travelers to make their own travel dreams come true, no matter how impossible they may seem.
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