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Antarctica: What To Do When Traveling Aboard An Expedition Ship

Antarctica: What To Do When Traveling Aboard An Expedition Ship

The most popular way to travel to Antarctica is on a polar expedition ship, also known as an ice breaker, which is specially designed to navigate through icy waters. A lot of your trip will be spent at sea — in fact, probably about half the voyage — so you’ll have to be prepared to embrace activities on the ship itself to benefit fully from your trip. These ideas that will help.

The Largest Desert in the World

The Largest Desert in the World

When people think of a desert they think of a place covered in sand and sand dunes. Morocco is home to the Sahara Desert, which spans over 3.5 million square miles, roughly the size of the United States. It stretches from the Red Sea in the east, all the way to the Atlantic Ocean in the west. That’s a lot of sand!