Category archives: Antarctica

Watch your step!

Ever slipped on the ice and hoped no one was watching? Photo submitted by Quark Passenger, Antarctica Dec. 2012.

Guest Post: Antarctica: Tips from a Quark Passenger by Kellie Netherwood

This guest post is from Kellie Netherwood, who travelled on the Ocean Diamond from 26 December 2012 to 14 January 2013 on the Explorers & Kings Expedition, visiting the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica.  Kellie shares her travel and photography experiences to inspire others to create their own at Destination Unknown .  Her website features a section dedicated to her recent Antarctica travels and she shares some of her [...]

How to dress for polar travel

This helpful info-graphic starring our very own Merchandise Coordinator Jaymie,  will ensure that you are 100% prepared for your polar voyage.  Stay warm, dry and comfortable like a polar pro! Many of these items are available for purchase in our Polar Gear shop.    

Antarctic Hitchhiker

Looks like the Ocean Diamond has a little hitchhiker waiting to come aboard! (Click the photo to enlarge) Today’s Photo Of The Day comes courtesy of a passenger on our Antarctic Explorer voyage on the Ocean Diamond in December 2012.      

Happy Feet

A pair of bright orange penguin feet. Incredible detail in this photo!   Photo by Quark Expeditions passenger aboard the Ocean Diamond, December 2012.

Experience "Virtual Antarctica" With Quark Expeditions And TourWrist

Quark Expeditions, the leader in polar adventure, announces it has teamed up with TourWrist to provide a virtual expedition experience of the Antarctic Peninsula via the company’s virtual platform which enables consumers to shoot, view and share 360-degree panoramic images via smartphone, tablets and computers. Quark Expeditions’ photography guide and IAPP pano-pro photographer, Susanne Weissenberger, will be shooting and sharing some of her immersive panoramic images while on the upcoming [...]