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Mary Eliasewych

Polar Travel Adviser

Born in Canada and of Ukrainian heritage, I have an honors bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Toronto. I’ve worked in the travel industry for 19 years and have traveled to 5 continents and close to 40 countries. I’ve been a Polar Travel Adviser at Quark Expeditions since 2015.

What is one of your favorite memories of the polar regions?

Experiencing a solar eclipse while sitting in a Zodiac surrounded by magnificent icebergs in the Antarctic.

What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned from traveling?

It’s not the itinerary that matters – it’s the experience.