Watch as Jaymie MacAulay, Quark Expeditions Merchandise Coordinator, answers our most commonly asked question: what to pack when travelling to the Polar Regions.
Jaymie MacAulay, Quark's Merchandise Coordinator.
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3 Spectacular Antarctic Landing Sites: Westpoint, Cierva Cove & Deception Island
Wondering what you might be able to see and do on your Antarctic expedition? Traveler Dawn Peterson shares stories from 3 landing sites: Westpoint & Saunders Island, Cierva Cove and Deception Island.
Taking the Polar Plunge: Our Aquatic Antarctic Adventure
What’s it really like to take the Polar Plunge on your expedition, and how can you prepare for it? Craig Shaw shares his experience plunging into the Southern Ocean on his recent Antarctic expedition.
Famed Birder Noah Strycker Shares His Atlantic Bird Watching Expedition Excitement
Record-setting ornithologist Noah Strycker can’t wait to embark on Quark’s ‘South Georgia to Cape Verde: Secret Islands, Rare Birds & Legendary Explorers’ expedition. Here’s why.
The Art of Polar Photography: How to Take Your Best Travel Pics
Are you prepared to take awesome photos in the Arctic or Antarctica? Wondering how to set up great shots? Photography Guide Acacia Johnson shares her best polar photography tips.
The View from the Bridge: What Are Your Captain & Expedition Leader Up To?
What does an “Open Bridge” policy mean? See how the open bridge on small ship expeditions with Quark gives you greater insight into your polar explorations!
3 Memories of a Lifetime from my Antarctic Expedition
In this post, Rebecca Gilbert recounts her experience in Antarctica. She talks about life as a vegan passenger on one of our voyages to the 7th Continent and offers tips for fellow vegan travelers.
My Seventh Continent: Expedition Tales from Antarctica
Pam Perkins AKA Biker Chick Gone Crazy tells us about her experience in the Antarctic while visiting South Georgia, cruising in zodiacs for landings and visiting King penguin rockeries.
Visit South Greenland for Fjords, Rich History & Hot Springs
Explore Norse ruins at Hvalsey, visit Greenlandic communities or relax in natural hot springs. Discover why you should consider South Greenland as your next Arctic expedition destination!
Explore the Impact of Arctic Ice Melt with ‘Seabird Watch’ Scientists
Seabird Watch scientists explain the impact of Arctic climate change, its effect on wildlife and how they are working on the preservation of these species. Are you ready to be part of the change?
Celebrate World Penguin Day by Counting Penguin Chicks with Oxford Researchers
It’s World Penguin Day! Here’s what you can do to help conserve the cutest citizens of Antarctica.
Q&A: Polar Bears International Expert Geoff York on his Upcoming North Pole Expedition
What’s the ultimate, real-world education in polar bears? Check out what Polar Bears International’s Geoff York & Krista Wright have planned for passengers on their North Pole expedition with Quark.
How to Dress Onboard a Polar Expedition Ship
In this post, our Merchandise Manager will advise you on what gear you in order to stay dry, happy and safe aboard any of our expedition ship before you embark on a voyage to the Polar Regions.
Experience Greenland: Where Should I Visit and Why?
Greenland offers you diverse destinations to plan your perfect adventure holidays. From its history and culture to the world's largest national park - choose your own route on a Greenland Expedition
Traveler's Guide to the Arctic: Where to Go & What You'll See
This comprehensive post gives you insight about what to expect when visiting the Arctic, what will you see see and when and how to get to the different destinations for an Arctic Expedition.
The North Pole: A Trip to the Top of the World
Arctic Community: The Cultures and Peoples of the Far North
For centuries, nature has defined life in the Arctic. Visiting the museums, exhibitions and art galleries as part of your arctic holiday you’ll find that art, culture and nature are all very...
How’s the Food? A Popular Critic Weighs in on Antarctic Expedition Fare
Food blogger Derek Timm recounts his Antarctic experience and tells you all about the food aboard the ship, the menu and what can you expect on a voyage to the Polar Regions.
How to Pack for the Polar Regions
Nadine Ponte shares her advice about packing for the Polar Regions, suggestions about gear and exclusive tips for travelers heading to Antarctica and the Arctic.
Not Your Average Yoga Holiday: Practicing on an Antarctic Expedition
What Photography Gear Should You Bring to Antarctica?