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Getting a job in Antarctica may not be as impossible as you think

5 min readPublished Apr 14, 2022

Want to visit Antarctica but can't afford the price tag? There may be another way.

Summer sunset in Antarctica
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The most challenging adventure activities to tackle in Antarctica

4 min readPublished Apr 7, 2022

Any trip to Antarctica is an adventure, but some operators provide opportunities to go that little bit further – on the water and on the ice.

Ice climbing within Mount Erebus steam cave, Ross Island © Cavan / Alamy Stock Photo
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How to pack for a trip to Antarctica

6 min readPublished Apr 7, 2022

Heading on a cruise or expedition to Antarctica? Here's everything you need to pack for a once-in-a-lifetime trip.

Even travel minimalists can squeeze everything you need to pack for Antarctica into your suitcase © Angela Ballard / Lonely Planet
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Is it sustainable to visit Antarctica?

7 min readPublished Apr 5, 2022

What do we, as conscientious travelers, need to consider when looking for a tour operator that values penguins over profits? 

Leopard seal on ice flow Crystal Sound Antarctic Pennisula.
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This is your brain on Antarctica: penguins, icebergs, and a lifetime supply of awe

17 min readPublished Apr 4, 2022

On a trip to Antarctica, editor-at-large Sebastian Modak found himself in a perpetual state of awe.

Day 4: Port Charcot/Pleneau Bay