Some of the most picturesque glaciers on planet Earth may be available for a limited time only. Get in before they’re hot.
Anuar Patjane is the best travel photographer in the world…according to Nat Geo anyway. And they’re a pretty good judge.
An antarctic experience involving whales, kayaks and life-changing adventure. In other words, the usual.
They say you have to earn the Antarctic. I don’t know who ‘they’ are, but I’m assuming that what ‘they’ mean is that you need to sail across one mighty body of open sea to reach the Antarctic Peninsula. And not just any open sea – this is the Drake Passage: the only unhindered flow of ocean on earth.
Deb and Dave, collectively known as The Planet D, are kind of a big deal in the travel blogging circuit. They’ve been to over 100 countries on all seven continents and their travel blog was awarded ‘Best travel blog’ in 2014 by the American Society of Travel Writers. So yeah, these guys mean business.
An entire generation of travellers is exploring more of the world than their parents and grandparents combined. And that generation should visit Antarctica next.
“Had we attempted to retrace Shackleton’s polar survival journey as recently as 1962, a knock on the door of the managers’ house at Stromness whaling station would have met with a greeting in Japanese not Norwegian,” recounts polar explorer and environmental scientist, Tim Jarvis.
From sloths hanging out, to whales breathtakingly breeching and lions stalking their prey – when we asked you about your best experiences with animals when travelling, we were inundated with more than 2700 special moments.
Selecting just a small handful to share for you was one tough task, but here are 15 of the most fabulous animal encounters from travellers…