The Land Of Ice And Snow: Antarctica (Part 3)

If you have not read part 1 or part 2 of my Antarctica adventure, then be sure to check them out! Where did we leave off? Oh yes! I just finished telling you about the spectacular zodiac cruise through an ice field with Phil. After already experiencing my favourite landing and favourite zodiac cruise of […]

Reflection In Antarctica: Finding Gratitude In Our Flaws

I found the perfect spot to lie back and reflect. Lying there, overlooking the harbour and looking down on a glacier, there is nowhere else I would have rather been. With only the sound of wind and distant avalanches in the background, I was alone with my thoughts as I reflected on Antarctica. Many thoughts […]

The Land Of Ice And Snow: Antarctica (Part I)

“Antarctica is the worst way to have the best time of your life,” is how Shane, our expedition leader, prepared us for our upcoming Antarctic adventure. The next 11 days would be filled with early mornings, busy days, extreme weather, massive waves, sea sickness and getting covered in penguin guano (penguin droppings) on a daily […]

Stuck At The End Of The World: 11 Days In Ushuaia

Ushuaia is the Southernmost city in the world and it’s also the main hub from where ships depart for Antarctica during the Southern Hemisphere’s summer months. Ever since I started planning my trip, the idea of traveling to Antarctica had been an ongoing debate in my mind. I really wanted to go, but it is […]