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Travel Articles: Falkland Islands
Antarctica with Falklands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Island
The pictures tell the story of my amazing adventure in Antarctica. We visited the far flung islands of the South Sandwich, communed with hundreds of thousands of penguins on South Georgia Island, learned history of recent conflict on the Falkland Islands while meeting some colorful characters, and of course, witnessed the majesty of the Antarctic …
Our Amazing Trip to the Falkland Islands
With the help of Adventure Life, we planned a last-minute trip to the Falkland Islands last December. We wanted to time our travels with the breeding cycle of the migratory penguins and we definitely succeeded - we saw so many fluffy, chubby baby penguins and were lucky enough to see albatross chicks and baby seals too!
Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica Trip
Albatross. Penguins. Seals. Whales. Giant waves. Glaciers. Spectacular land- and seascapes. All this and more on a 17 day voyage from Ushuaia, Argentina, to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island and the Antarctic Peninsula.
Antarctica, the Falklands, and South Georgia
A trip beyond expectations, seven friends set out to cruise the southern seas.
Politics, Culture and Cuisine of the Falkland Islands
The Falkland Islands are currently a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom, where sovereignty is vested in the Queen of England. The Governor exercises power on her behalf, and is also in charge of South Georgia and the Sandwich Islands. The Constitution includes an Executive Council as well as Legislative …
Falkland Islands Overview
Located north of the Polar Front, the Falkland Islands are not considered sub-Antarctic, but are a common stop for many Antarctica travels.
History of the Falkland Islands
This remote land might surprise you with the amount of history it beholds! Throughout the years, the Falkland Islands have actually been a source of major dispute. Learn more about these events and how they have helped shape the present-day Falklands.
Tales from one of our travelers who enjoyed a surprise landing on the Falkland Islands.
On Toward the Falklands
Yesterday's attempt at the Shetland Islands was a bust, again due to weather. Winds were blowing hard, and word was that all the ships in the area that had planned similar visits canceled their trips as well. This meant that we immediately turned toward the Falkland Islands and have now been at sea for over 36 hours. Expected land arrival is …
Falkland Islands Weather
Due to the moderating influence of the Atlantic Ocean, the Falkland Islands actually have fairly mild weather. However, weather is of course unpredictable, and it is even sometimes possible to experience all four seasons in one day! Packing appropriately is essential to enjoying your trip, so learn more about what to expect.
Falkland Islands FAQs
Planning a trip to the Falkland Islands is sure to bring up some questions. Our FAQ article answers some of the most common ones that we get from travelers. From packing suggestions to what accommodations will be like, this will hopefully help you feel better prepared for the adventures that await!
Reflections of 2013
As the sun rises on 2014, we all remember and are shaped by what occurred in the last year. Good and bad, exciting and disappointing, encouraging and frustrating - much has happened in the world, in our nations, in our cities, and in our individual lives. Although we cannot possibly encompass all that has happened, let's take a moment to …
Falkland Islands: Run the Stanley Marathon
Our 2013 Falkland Islands Marathon trip departs March 14, 2013. This 11-day trip is designed for participants and fans of the Stanley Marathon who want to explore the Falklands after the race. It includes two nights in Punta Arenas to rest and recover from your long international flights before continuing to the Falklands. After the marathon, …
The Falklands Did Not Disappoint
An absolutely stunning day today! Due to departing Antarctica a half day early, the Expedition Leader requested permission for an additional landing in the Falklands. The landing was at Steeple Jason Island and the highlight was the largest Black Browed Albatrossnesting site in the world. Thousands of the enormous birds covered the beach and …
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