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Antarctica is Hot!

Antarctica was once a destination only for ambitious researchers and the most daring of explorers. The windiest, driest, and coldest place on Earth, it is a land of extremes. Most of it is covered in mile-thick ice and each year the sun disappears for months. There are no true “Antarcticans” nor can you even get there in the winter. The land and climate bare such resemblance to that of Mars… Continued

By Ted Hayes /

Getting ready for your African adventure

  My first memory of Africa was when I was a little girl watching the movie Born Free, the story of Elsa and her cubs. Intrigued by the beauty of the land and the wildlife, I’ve always had a deep appreciation for nature and the desire to explore. It is amazing what you can see or learn about a country without even leaving home, but at a certain point it’s… Continued

By Carol Austin /

Another Day at the Office

Working for an adventure travel company is both as cool as it sounds and entirely ordinary. Most days are spent in front of a computer doing website management, social media updates, responding to emails and the like. Some days however are spent exploring the beautiful nooks and crannies of the world so that we can share them with all of you. Fortunately for me, yesterday was such a day. The… Continued

By Ted Hayes /

Why Travel with a Tour Operator?

Swakopmund, Namibia – have you heard of it? I hadn’t either until I learned that the Adventure Travel World Summit would be taking place there earlier this year. I was fortunate enough to attend the Summit just this past week for my second time (it’s been running for ten years now), and I met some wonderful and interesting people (imagine 700 high-energy adventure travel enthusiasts networking in one common area)… Continued

By Kasey Austin /

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