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Should I Sail To Antarctica Or Fly?

Can you hear the call of Antarctica, one of the most extraordinary corners of our planet, where you’ll be in …

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Antarctica Through The Eyes Of Lauren Bath

I have a strange job. I am a professional Instagrammer, travel influencer, photographer, marketer, freelance social media marketer, traveller, entrepreneur, …

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Antarctic Weather Patterns: What will the weather be like on my cruise?

Each year, we take parties of excited people to see the Antarctic Peninsula’s famous tourist attractions. Aboard our purpose-built expedition ships, …

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Wildlife Photography Tips: How to Snap Animals in their Own Habitat

Animal lovers get a kick out of our expeditions to the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia because of the many different species of …

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App-Mazing! Your Guide To The Best Travel Apps For Smartphones

When packing for your next adventure, what is at the top of your list? While your passport, itinerary and appropriate …

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How To Avoid Common Travel Scams In South America

Travelling to South America is an experience in itself, a unique adventure that you won’t find in other continents. However, …

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Know Your Nautical Terms On Board With Aurora Expeditions

If you’re planning on setting sail with the incredible team from Aurora Expeditions, you’ll no doubt want to do some …

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How can I prepare for my first trip to Antarctica?

Preparing for a cruise to Antarctica will be unlike any holiday you’ve had before. You’ll be exploring the world’s coldest …

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Travel Photography Tips For Your Trip To The Kimberley Coast

A voyage to the Kimberley region of northwestern Australia offers prime opportunity for photographers of all levels to capture its …

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What Should You Do Before Embarking On Your Expedition?

Waiting the days and weeks until you embark on your adventure can be pretty hard. All you want to do …

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Things To Do In Tropical Darwin

Red, rugged and remote are the three words that best describe Australia’s Northern Territory. With a vast population across the …

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Children In Antarctica: Can I Take My Children With Me?

If you love sharing your passions with your children and exploring new places together, it is natural to want them to …

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How To Deal With Seasickness On A Cruise Ship: FAQ

If you’ve just booked your place on board the Sylvia Earle or Greg Mortimer for one of Aurora Expeditions’ Arctic …

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Discover Reykjavik: Best Things To See & Do

Perched at the rim of the Arctic Circle, Iceland is a gateway to the frozen north, steeped in centuries of …

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Humpback Whale Facts

Whales are truly fascinating creatures. These majestic mammals are capable of growing to truly magnificent sizes, often far surpassing any …

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New Polar Expedition Jacket

From November 2014 each passenger travelling on our Antarctic or Arctic voyages will receive a complimentary polar expedition jacket to …

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Cures For Jet Lag – Fact Or Fiction?

Jet lag is a combination of symptoms, predominantly fatigue, caused by travelling abruptly across different time zones. Travelling to a …

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Interesting Facts About Juneau, Alaska – And What To Do There

Depending on which expedition you choose to explore Alaska’s Inside Passage with us, you will begin your cruise in buzzing …

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When Should You Visit The Kimberley Coast?

Australia’s tourism is often overshadowed by its exciting and diverse cities. But a visit to Australia wouldn’t really be complete …

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Top Packing Tips For A Polar Expedition

It goes without saying that heading off on a polar expedition, either to the Arctic Circle or the mighty Antarctica …

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Antarctic Solo Expedition: Why Joining A Tour On Your Own Is A Great Idea

Travelling solo may seem like a daunting task, especially when you’re planning an expedition to Antarctica – not most people’s traditional …

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How to get to Antarctica

Antarctica is the coldest, highest, driest (Antarctica is a desert!) and most remote continent on earth. Hidden beneath an enormous …

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How New Year Rituals Are Celebrated Around The World

Whether it’s singing Auld Lang Syne, watching the ball drop in New York City or witnessing a dazzling fireworks display, …

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What New Apps Do You Need For Your Next Overseas Adventure?

What’s your favourite smartphone app? Whether it’s Facebook, YouTube or The Age, these simple programs enable us to continuously connect …

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