Author archives: Corina Hitchcock

Picture perfect Iceberg and water

This photo from an incredibly talented Quark Expeditions passenger’s Antarctic Explorer voyage is so perfect it almost looks like a painting. It’s almost impossible to take a bad photo in Antarctica – trust us!   Got an ice photo of your own to share? Post it to twitter and tag with #IcePhoto! Follow Quark Expeditions on twitter @quarkexpedition where we share photos and videos and chat about all things polar!

A view for two

Two king penguins take in the view on a perfect Antarctic Day! Photo taken by a Quark Expeditions passenger on our Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica voyage.

Into the blue

A minke whale curiously inspects photographer Krystle Wright’s lens in Antarctica. Photo by Krystle Wright, on our Classic Antarctica voyage, December 16, 2012 on the Sea Adventurer. You can see more of Krystle’s fantastic photography at her website.

Stay Safe With Quark Expeditions

When you book your next voyage with Quark Expeditions, you can rest assured that you are traveling with one of the most responsible and safety-conscious companies in the Polar expeditions industry. In December 2012, Quark became the first (and only) expedition cruise company in the world to complete a third party health and safety assessment. Quark successfully demonstrated conformity to the highly respected British Standard BS 8848, in an evaluation [...]

 
 
 

Antarctic Shake

This just in! The Quark office staff has just received this video from our Expedition Team on the Sea Spirit. Check out that Antarctic Shake! This time…it’s NOT just the Drake Passage. Thanks to the team on the Sea Spirit for putting together this video…you made our day!   

100 Years Later with Shackleton and Scott

“Excuse me… Jonathan? Falcon? I’m Karine from Quark!” That’s how I met Jonathan Shackleton and Falcon Scott for the first time. I wasn’t expecting to meet them until we boarded the ship, but as it turned out I was standing next to them on a shuttle bus from the airport terminal to the plane headed to Ushuaia. It was Friday, February 8, 2013. I’d been speaking with and emailing Jonathan [...]

An Antarctic Wave

A breathtaking shot of a Humpback whale , waving to some Quark Expeditions passengers in Antarctica.

NBC's Kerry Sanders reports from Antarctica

Kerry Sanders, Today and NBC News correspondent, was on Quark’s Antarctic Explorer voyage on the Ocean Diamond from  February 9-19, 2013. Watch the clip now below: See all NBC Videos here: Journey to the bottom of the earth     For more videos from NBC’s Antarctic journey with Quark Expeditions, click here.

Antarctica in depth with Jenny of RTWin30Days

We asked travel blogger Jenny McIver of RTWin30Days.com if she’d mind sharing some thoughts on her recent Antarctic voyage with Quark Expeditions. She came back with this enthusiastic, thorough and inspiring take on her expedition! Thanks Jenny!   “You’re going where? Seriously, Jenny, have you really run out of places to go? What on earth is there to see in Antarctica, anyway? Isn’t it just a bunch of icebergs and penguins?” These [...]