The Arctic, known for its climate, polar bears, and Northern Lights, is an absolutely beautiful place to visit. But it’s also home to unpredictable conditions and wildlife — so when it comes to Arctic travel, it’s important to take precautions. This guide will help you prepare for the adventure of a lifetime.
When you put an ice cube in your glass do you ever wonder how old it actually is? If you are in the United States, Europe, or a country along the equator the ice in your glass probably isn’t more than a couple of days, or even a couple of hours old. Well in polar regions, like Antarctica, the ice is over 100 THOUSAND years old. Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, driest continent on Earth and holds over 90% of the world’s freshwater as Ice.
Over the years many people have risked their lives to travel Antarctica, document its wildlife, and conduct research. Ultimately the efforts of these early explorers made it possible for researchers, naturalists, and people just like you and I to visit this incredible place.
We all know that where you stay on your travels can make or break a trip. Booking unique accommodations is a great way to make your experience memorable, giving you lots of amazing photo ops and stories to tell. We’ve gathered 10 of the most unusual spots to live while abroad, to inspire you to plan your next adventure!