South Georgia island – Seals and Shackleton

This remote British outpost, a stepping stone to Antarctica for intrepid explorers and cruise passengers alike, is an enchanting wildlife sanctuary with a fascinating...

Southern Ocean – Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica

The sky shimmers with orange-gold clouds as we cruise past a white shelf of ice. The wind stings my face and cold seeps through...

Antarctic adventure | pictures of Antarctica

I have to admit I had reservations about travelling to Antarctica. The thought of being wretchedly seasick while crossing some of the roughest seas...

Falkland Islands Cruise | Wildlife and History

In 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, turning the British colony into a combat zone. Although news images of cold, barren, snow-covered battlefields continue...

Hobart to Antarctica in 2017 via Macquarie Island

Antarctica and Tasmania have had a long and intimate association. It was from Hobart that Roald Amudsen and Douglas Mawson’s expeditions launched from. Hobart...

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Things to do in Nairobi

Baby elephants, friendly giraffes and other wildlife are the focus of attention in Kenya's capital. Here are some things to do in Nairobi. While Nairobi...

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