Antarctica : Article
These seven Traveller writers spend their lives crisscrossing the globe. Here are their ultimate three-week itineraries for the continents they know best.
Visiting Antarctica is invariably described as a life-changing experience. Lynne Whiley heads there on a 10-day expedition and discovers why.
Nicky Phillips The last of the stranded Akademik Shokalskiy passengers have safely boarded their rescue ship.
Lynne Whiley Sydney's Liz Pope will spend the summer months at sea in Antarctica and South Georgia aboard the comfortable, ice-strengthened Polar Pioneer.
Louise Goldsbury Expedition cruising is taking off, with new vessels and journeys to tempt intrepid travellers, writes Louise Goldsbury.
Julietta Jameson Great Southern Rail is offering solo travellers a discount on bookings of Gold Service Single fares for travel on The Ghan
Rachael Oakes-Ash asks well-known Australians to name their most memorable trips - and what's still on their to-do list.
Anthony Dennis Anthony Dennis sits back and enjoys the scenery on a one-day joy flight over Antarctica.
Sally Macmillan If you love sea days rather than visiting a port every day, have time to take a cruise of 15 or more days and are looking for a bargain, a repositioning cruise could be just the thing.
Sam Vincent gets that shrinking feeling on a dip to prove his polar credentials.
Joanna Hall To the uninitiated, cruising may appear a one-dimensional kind of holiday, floating on the seas somewhere exotic with many people, eating too much and sunbathing with a cocktail in hand.
The Shackleton Epic The crew of the Alexandra Shackleton arrived at King Haakon Bay, South Georgia early in the morning on 4 February (AEDT) completing the first leg of their expedition.
The Shackleton Epic SIX British and Australian adventurers are about to recreate one of the greatest journeys of human survival.
Lissa Christopher From 3000 metres, Lissa Christopher views the frozen continent on a flight-seeing tour - and she's home for dinner.
Cruising: shore excursions
When you've got leopard seals that could come up at any point, it's good to know someone is keeping an eye on things.
Surrounded by penguins and pack ice, Robert Upe hears tales of polar endurance in the Weddell Sea.
John Huxley joins a shipload of experts, enthusiasts and 'penguin people' on a mission in the Sub-Antarctic Islands.
Nature is always amazing, but sometimes it pulls a really freakish rabbit out of a hat.
Break out your green clobber and do St Patrick's Day in Dublin.
Inscrutable Antarctica continues to reveal itself to this explorer.