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Antarctica in March: Why I like Antarctic trips in March

March is ‘late-season’ for voyages to Antarctica: night times grow out of the endless summer days; the air freshens; dustings …

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How cold is Antarctica?

Antarctica is the coldest place on earth. Colder than the Arctic and the Andes, even colder than the summit of …

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Is Antarctica a desert? YES. Find out why

When most people imagine Antarctica they think of a cold continent covered in ice. And they’re right. In fact, 90% …

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Do people live in Antarctica?

Antarctica is known for being the highest, driest, coldest and windiest continent on earth. So perhaps it won’t come as …

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King Penguin Fun Facts & Information

On an adventure to Antarctica and the Subantarctic islands with Aurora Expeditions, there is one animal that almost everyone wants …

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World Wildlife Day – Our Top 5 Polar Animals

Every year on March 3, it’s World Wildlife Day! This is a time when we are all encouraged to celebrate …

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Exploring Film Locations With Aurora Expeditions

Do you get excited about relaxing in front of your favourite show after a long day? Well, how would you …

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Interview With Skye Marr-Whelan – AEL & Operations Coordinator

Adventure is in the blood of this young expeditioner, whose résumé includes an impressive list of exciting expeditions with the …

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Our 10 Most Popular Instagram Posts Of 2016

It’s been a great year for amazing photos, from Antarctica to the Arctic and to all the places in between. …

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Antarctic Penguins

It’s time to refresh your penguin knowledge! Of all Antarctica’s resident animals, penguins are some of the most iconic and …

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Best Birding Tours – A Birder’s Paradise

Aurora Expeditions’ voyages offer unique opportunities to experience some of our planet’s most extraordinary and rare bird and wildlife. Below …

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Stepping Up Your Smartphone Photography

When you set out on a once in a lifetime voyage with Aurora Expeditions, you’ll want to capture the experience …

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Who Were The First Australians In Antarctica?

It seems as though Australia and Antarctica are as different as two masses of land can get. While Antarctica is …

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Amazing Mountains In Antarctica

In the world of alpine climbing, there is no destination quite so revered, nor so challenging as Antarctica. This wild …

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Mel Flies The Flag For Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis, also known as CF, is a hereditary disease affecting the exocrine system. There is no known cure and …

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Antarctica Photos – Best Of 16/17

Congratulations to our winners! The results are in from our 2016/17 Antarctic Photo Competition! Thanks to all passengers who entered the photo …

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Why The Poles Are Perfect For Romantic Trips For 2

Ahh, Valentine’s Day. This celebration of love is upon us once again, when couples across the globe will be dreaming …

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Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition Timeline

Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition Timeline When Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition left South Georgia Island on 5 December 1914 to assist …

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Interview With Liz Pope – Assistant Expedition Leader

With years of leading groups and travelling up her sleeve, this friendly and patient assistant expedition leader is always happy …

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Two Best Books You Should Read For Your Antarctica Adventure

When you first set off on your Antarctic adventure, you’ll be following in the intrepid footsteps of many brave men …

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Patagonia Adventure Trek & Antarctica Cruise Package

Take the ultimate expedition and experience the spectacular world renowned parks of Patagonia followed by a trip of a lifetime …

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Wandering Albatross Facts & Information

Standing on the deck of the Greg Mortimer in Antarctica, there’s a good chance that you’ll experience bracing polar winds …

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Fearless Females: Top Women In Polar Adventure

This International Women’s Day on March 8, Aurora Expeditions is celebrating the indomitable women who inspire us to keep exploring. Men …

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How To Share Your Antarctic Expedition Cruise With The Folks Back Home

Cruising around the Antarctic Peninsula, you’ll see myriad marvels that most people will likely never encounter in their life. Towering …

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