Archive for Category: "Polar Regions"
It’s hard to get more off the beaten path than Antarctica, but you don’t have to be a hardened adventurer to go there. Although it may sound harsh and inhospitable, Antarctica’s summer season takes place during our winter, between November and March. It’s not as cold as you might think, and best of all, you’ll [...]
June 5, 2007 Chances are, it’s not on your list, has never been on your list — but it SHOULD be on your list of places you want to travel. Many of you have flown over it every time you’ve returned to the U.S. from Europe. But again, chances are you don’t know much about [...]
With tourist traffic increasing dramatically to the Arctic and Antarctic, is it time to say “bye, polar?” Or can tourism be a boost to the farthest reaches of the planet? According to Virtuous Traveler Leslie Garrett, the answer in this International Polar Year seems to depend on a light touch…