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Living the dream: An Antarctic Explorer voyage with Quark Expeditions

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This blog post first appeared on http://www.discover-the-world.co.uk/. Penguin enthusiast (and Discover The World's Assistant Polar Product Manager) Gary travelled to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions in December 2014 to fulfil a lifelong ambition.

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Making Polar History - A Landing at Remote Saunders Island

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It was an exciting day indeed when 88 Quark Expeditions passengers became part of polar history.  

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Talking polar travel (and more) with Hans Lagerweij

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In this special guest blog post, former Quark Expeditions President and CEO, Hans Lagerweij, shares some insights with us on his new role, and on what to expect on his upcoming Antarctic Express: Fly South, Cruise the Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falklands fly-cruise. 

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Penguins and ice – the South Sandwich Islands do not disappoint

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Dr. Tom Hart runs the Penguin Lifelines project at Oxford University and the Zoological Society of London, through which he monitors Antarctic wildlife using camera trapping, volunteer photos and population genetics. Tom’s PhD at Imperial College and the British Antarctic Survey investigated penguin foraging behavior around South Georgia.

Tom is just coming off of the Sea Spirit where he was our special guest lecturer, and conducting research for Penguin Lifelines. 

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Letters From Antarctica-Diary from a Polar Expedition-part 4

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The conclusion to our "Letters from Antarctica" series. Quark expedition team member Simon Bottomley shares his daily diary reflections from the Ocean Diamond. Read to discover what day-to-day adventures you can expect from your Antarctic vacation.  
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

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Meet Quark Expeditions Polar Travel Adviser Naomi Box

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Planning and prepping for a polar expedition can be exciting and challenging – it's a GREAT BIG DEAL!

We get it. That's why Quark Expeditions offers the services of our highly knowledgeable and experienced Polar Travel Advisers (PTAs). Whether you're just looking for information, or have already booked and are planning for your upcoming polar adventure, our PTAs are packed with resources, tips and guidance to help you make the absolute most out of your arctic or Antarctic holiday.

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Letters From Antarctica-Diary from a Polar Expedition-part 3

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Our "Letters from Antarctica" series continues with part 3! Read to discover what day-to-day adventures you can expect from your Antarctic vacation.  
Part 1, Part 2

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What Makes Up Antarctica?

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The seventh and southernmost continent was the last to be discovered and remains a source of fascination and inspiration to all who encounter it.

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South Orkney & South Shetland Islands: Vibrant Scenery, Stunning Wildlife

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They may be remote, but there’s plenty to see on the Antarctic archipelagos of South Orkney and South Shetland Islands.

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Meet the Southern Elephant Seal: Impressive Antarctic Giants

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