Information on the Antarctic Peninsula, Lemaire Channel, Hope Bay, Paradise Bay and Wiencke Islands
Antarctic vs. Arctic Pole Comparison
While the Earth's polar regions are similar in many ways, the North and South Poles also display stark differences. Here is a brief comparison of the Antarctic and Arctic poles.
Antarctica History: Past and Present
No single nation controls Antarctica, nor does the continent have any nations of its own. Learn more about the continent and numerous expeditions attempted throughout history in untamed Antarctica.
Antarctica Travel: The Long and Short of It
It is hard to decide where to begin when planning an Antarctic cruise. A good place to start would be to ask yourself what sort of trip best suits you. This articles provides helpful information on what to expect from an Antarctica cruise.
See what to expect in weather condition on your Antarctica Travels
Antarctica cruises offer amazing wildlife viewing opportunities and this article include tables to help plan a trip. Learn some facts on a variety of species that can be viewed.
Best Time of Year to Travel to Antarctica
Time of year you travel to Antarctica does make a difference, but deciding which time of year is "best" depends on what you are looking at getting out of your Antarctica adventure.
Comparing the Two Polar Regions: Antarctica and Arctic Cruising
Comparing the Arctic and Antarctic environments, geographical properties, climates, wildlife, and amenities produces some rather profound realizations about expectations and real-world discovery.
Discover Peter I Island on an Antarctic Cruise
Peter I Island is located near the west coast of Antarctica. It is dominated by a dormant volcano, and remains covered in a glacial, icy blanket, making it one of the most remote regions on the plants. Learn more about this tiny volcanic island.
Elaine and Mike Shields Antarctica Adventure
Here's a review from on of our travelers on their Antarctica voyage and experience working with the Adventure Life staff.
Expeditions into the Icy Weddell Sea
The Weddell Sea is named after James Weddell, a British sailor who sailed to the sea in 1823. The sea touches Antarctica at Coats Land and the Antarctic Peninsula. A large portion of the sea is permanently covered by the Filchener-Ronne Ice Shelf.
Exploring Macquarie Island
An Antarctica cruise may include an excursion through the Indian Ocean to Macquarie Island, which lies about half way between Antarctica and Australia.
The English speaking Falkland Islands are located north of the Polar Front. Here is some information about the islands before your voyage.
Introducing the Falkland Islands
Located north of the Polar Front, the Falkland Islands are not considered sub-Antarctic, but are a common stop for many Antarctica travels.
Jonathan's Adventures to Antarctica on the Professor Molchanov
We're travelers just like you! Read Jonathan's day-by-day itinerary to Antarctica aboard the Professor Molchanov.
Land of Legends
The Ross Sea is one of the less-visited regions of Antarctica, but it is definitely one of the most fascinating.
Sailing Antarctica in a World-Class Racing Yacht
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Share Your Travels. Win a Trip Contest: Past Winners and Prizes
Our first journal contest was a terrific success. Take a look at the winning entries, as well as the incredible prizes, including an Alaska cruise and Antarctica adventure!
South Georgia Islands
Here is a brief summary and details about the landscape and wildlife of the South Georgia Islands.
South Shetland Islands
The South Shetland Islands are a large chain located off the northern end of the Antarctic Peninsula. Find out more information on their geographical landscape.
The Antarctic Peninsula
The Antarctic Peninsula is known for being one of the richest breeding grounds for the continent's birdlife. Its warmer climate also makes it an ideal place to travelers hoping to experience a piece of Antarctica.
The Perfect Antarctica Cruise Stop
South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands jut skyward from the horizon in the far south Atlantic Ocean. They are largely uninhabited, their snowy reaches given over to the multitude of wildlife that call them home.
The Remote Amundsen Sea
Several Antarctic cruise ships travel to the Amundsen Sea continental shelf, which is one of the most remote areas of coastal Antarctica.
Tips on Capturing Your Travels
Get some helpful advice and tips on how to best capture your travels - wildlife, landscape, people and more -- on film.